Ref 178283
Grade Teachers Main Pay Scale plus TLR 2.1 (M4 and upwards)
Salary £34651 to £ 44477 
Term Part Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 1st January 2022 
Hours 16.218 per week
Closing Date 5pm 09/12/2021
High Street , Lancaster , Lancashire , LA1 1LD
Tel: 01524 64520
School website:
Roll: 401
Special Educational Needs coordinator– Dallas Road Primary School

PART TIME 0.5 Permanent- From January 2022

The SENCO will involve working with all year groups from EYFS to Year 6.

We are currently looking to appoint a charismatic SENCO who is an experienced teacher with a passion for supporting pupils with special educational needs. You will be working closely with the head teacher, deputy head teacher and other senior colleagues. You will use your leadership skills to manage provision in our school and provide support to other teachers. Your responsibilities will include designing and overseeing the delivery of interventions, adhering to the 2014 SEND code of practice and implementing the school improvement plan. This role is a non-teaching position at Dallas Road Community Primary School.

We can offer you the opportunity to work within a supportive environment committed to enabling all our children to be “Valued, encouraged and challenged and be the best they can be”. We are looking for an enthusiastic person with great interpersonal skills, who enjoys being pro-active and working as part of a caring and hardworking team.

About Dallas Road Community Primary School
Dallas Road Community Primary School is in the heart of Lancaster city, serving a diverse community celebrating a wealth of language and cultures. All our staff aim to give every child an exceptional education providing support, care, enrichment and challenge as they come through our doors. We give them opportunities to enjoy their learning and prepare them for future successes as well as happy lives. We have a clear vision, high expectations, strong moral values and a love of learning. Our school is a multi-cultural, multi-faith family where children learn together. All of our staff work together to promote our school values and make sure that our children are safe and happy.
'We believe that confidence, self-esteem and strong moral values are the keys to successful futures; that all children can make a difference in the world they live. Therefore, at Dallas Road Community Primary School we aim to develop a ‘can-do’ attitude; empowering every member of the school family to embrace challenge, take risks and aspire to achieve.

Rehabilitation The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

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Essential Qualifications
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • National Award for SEN Co-ordination, or a willingness to complete it within 3 years of appointment

  • Essential Experience
  • Teaching experience that is currently judged to be at least good
  • Experience of working at a whole-school level
  • Involvement in self-evaluation and development planning
  • Experience of conducting training/leading INSET

  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Clare Fairclough on 01524 64520

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

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    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.