Ref 188353
Grade MPS/UPS+ Recruitment allowance of £5000 Salary dependent on experience
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From January 2024  to 20/09/2023 
Closing Date 9am Wednesday 20/09/2023
Burnley Road , Padiham , Burnley , Lancashire , BB12 8ST
Tel: 01282 682300
School website:
Roll: 1090
Assistant SENCO

TLR 2.3 £7,033
Recruitment allowance
Salary MPS/UPS dependent on experience
Start Date: January 2024
11-16 NOR 1,104

The Governors at Shuttleworth College are seeking applications for the post of Assistant SENCO. We are a busy, inclusive and supportive secondary school and are keen to find a motivated and ambitious teacher to help support the SENCO.
We are seeking:
• A qualified teacher with SENCO qualification, or willingness to work toward.
• A dynamic practitioner with the ability to motivate others to achieve their full potential.
• An individual with the highest expectations of all students in our school, committed to providing all pupils with a creative and stimulating environment.
• A team player with high standards of professionalism, strong interpersonal skills, excellent organisation and communication skills.
• Someone who will care for our students, ensure they feel safe and valued, and play a significant part in the wider life of college.
• The ability to work hard under pressure while maintaining a positive, professional attitude.
• Experience of working with early years providers, other schools, educational psychologists, health and social care professionals, and other external agencies.
• A candidate that can maintain an accurate and up to date knowledge of national and local initiatives which may affect the school’s policy and practice.
• An individual who can evaluate whether SEND funding is being used effectively, and propose changes to make delivery more effective.

Full application pack available at:
Visits to the school are welcomed and can be arranged through the school office 01282 682300.

Closing date: 9am Wednesday 20 the September 2023

Shuttleworth College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and the appointment will be conditional upon DBS enhanced clearance.

Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

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.

Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

More Information can be found at
Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Sally Sagar

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

Please send application to

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