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Assistant SENCo (+TLR 2A) (up to 0.6 teaching commitment) - Grangehurst Primary School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

What is the job role?

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Grangehurst Primary School to appoint an Assistant SENCo. The successful candidate will support the needs of children with SEND and work with the Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion by putting in place support to remove barriers to learning.


Grangehurst Primary School is a happy, supportive and ambitious school located in the North East of Coventry that strives to give the best possible learning opportunities to all the children that attend. In November 2021 OFSTED continued to judge us as GOOD overall with OUTSTANDING areas, including our Early Years Foundation Stage. 

We invite candidates to apply to join our team of dedicated and hardworking staff who are committed to developing the child as a whole.


We are looking for a highly skilled, enthusiastic and creative practitioner who has been teaching for a minimum of 3 years.  A teacher who can model high expectations and is able to support colleagues in developing their practice; whilst ensuring all children regardless of their starting point gain from every activity they do and achieve their full potential. 

Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate will: 

• Be passionate about ensuring that every child with a barrier to learning gets the best provision,

• Have a good understanding of effective SEND provision.

• Have the ability to make learning fun 

• Be an enthusiastic and confident teacher, able to develop a can-do attitude in all aspects of the development of SEND provision

• Be determined to ensure that SEND provision recommendations are in place, consistent and of the highest standard.

• Be a great communicator and role model

• Be prepared to make a significant contribution to our school 


At Grangehurst we will offer you: 

• A commitment to your professional development 

• A positive, caring and supportive school ethos 

• A safe, happy, well-resourced learning environment

• A school with high aspirations 

• Enthusiastic and friendly children 

• Weekly SENCo release time


If you are determined, ambitious and excited about making a positive difference to the lives of our children and our school as a whole then we’d love to hear from you. Although holding the National SENCo award is desirable it is not essential. If required the successful candidate will be supported to gain the necessary qualification.


If you would like to discuss the vacancy further, please contact the Headteacher Mr Darren Clews on  024 76365999 or by email at:


Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and will be warmly welcomed.  


Application forms and relevant documents are available to be downloaded below and are to be returned via email to:


Closing date: 9am Friday 28th April 2023 

Shortlisting: Friday 28th April 2023 

Interviews:  Week beginning 1st May 2023 


Grangehurst is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be request to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) for an additional pre employment check with effect 1 Sept 22, please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process.

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