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Assistant SENDCo

Hours of work: 15 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time and Term-time only 
(As the position is part-time and term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Fixed-term for: Until 31 August 2022, or until post holders return or resignation

Closing date: Friday 08 July 2022

Interview Date: Tuesday 19 July 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

Langney Primary School
Chailey Close
East Sussex
BN23 7EA

Phone:    01323 762177
Email:     lpa-office@swale.at
Website: https://www.langneyprimary.co.uk/

Please note, we do not accept CVs.


Assistant SENDCp - Langney Primary School

Salary: £6,465 - £6,777 PRO RATA (£19,026 - £19,945) SAT 4

Fixed term maternity cover until 31st August 2022 or until post holders return or resignation.

Term time only.

15 hours a week, 8.15 am – 4.14 pm, Tuesday and Thursday.

We have the opportunity to appoint a SEN Assistant to cover  maternity leave.

Langney Primary Academy is an amazing school! We approach education in our unique way and this is an opportunity for you to join our welcoming and caring team.

We are looking for a talent and caring individual to support teachers and staff with accelerating the progress of learners that have an EHCP (Education Health Care Plan).

An understanding of ISend referrals is preferable.

We have a strong SEN team and this is an opportunity to work alongside teachers and support staff to bring about progress in many areas.

SEN experience is essential in this role.

The wellbeing of all stakeholders is a high priority for us, as we strive to provide the most exciting and excellent learning for our children.

We offer a personalised professional development approach for staff that focuses on cutting edge educational development as well as personal interests. Our Trust HUB network is robustly strong and allows collaboration in all subjects and areas, many of which Langney lead on.

Langney Primary Academy and Bright Sparks Nursery combine to form a caring, and nurturing school that is passionate about inclusion and determined to help every child succeed. Our pupils behave well and show excellent attitudes to both their learning and relationships with others. We are dedicated to excellence in all areas.

For more information about the school please visit our website: https://www.langneyprimary.co.uk/

We thank you for your interest and look forward to receiving your application.

Join us to benefit from:

  • Being part of a supportive, welcoming and friendly team;
  • Being part of a highly successful Trust, with opportunities of career development;
  • Local Government Pension Scheme – with a very generous employer contribution;
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
  • Ride to Work Scheme;
  •  Eye test reimbursement;
  •  Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Clair Haynes, Office Manager for an informal discussion.  lpa-office@swale.at and 01323 762177

Completed applications should be sent to Clair Haynes, lpa-office@swale.at or by post to Langney Primary Academy, Chailey Close, Eastbourne East Sussex BN23 7EA. Please note, we cannot accept CVs. 

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 426091 (option 2)

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date: Tuesday 19th July 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/198429/24956

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Eastbourne, East Sussex

  • Salary
  • £19,026 to £19,945

  • Closing date
  • 8 July 2022

  • Organisation
  • Langney Primary School

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Fixed Term

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 15

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education