St Osmund's Catholic Primary School

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Full Time SENCo with Teaching Responsibilities

Do you want to work in a happy, diverse and successful school?  If so, St Osmund’s can offer you the dynamic, forward-thinking and supportive environment to continue to grow your skills. 

The Governors of St Osmund’s Catholic Primary School, Salisbury, are looking to recruit an inspiring Teacher and SENCo to work full-time.

You will be a highly motivated, energetic and hard-working practitioner with a sound understanding of children wide-ranging and sometimes complex needs.  You will be a great communicator and well-organised so you can support the needs of our SEN pupils both directly and through the teaching staff.

The role will be full-time class-based during the summer-term 2020, and part-time (0.4) from September 2020 with 0.6 for SENCo responsibilities.  The role will involve collaborative working both in-school with our existing P/T SENCo (0.4) and across our Catholic Collaboration as we look to support the work of other schools and bring about consistent improvements in provision for disadgantaged learners. 

In return we will offer you a creative, caring and supportive environment with happy and positive children.

If you are passionate about ensuring that children have the best possible learning opportunities and are interested in working in a truly inclusive, successful and forward-thinking school, then please come and see us!

In return we can offer you:

  • A vibrant, multi-cultural and inclusive school with our amazing, indpependent and well-behaved children at the heart of all that we do
  • Supportive staff who care deeply about providing the best education possible for our wonderful children
  • Well-embedded teaching and learning practices which we are always looking to enhance and develop further
  • Support to continue to develop and enhance your skills
  • A very supportive parent body
  • A beautiful building, well-resourced and in a great location in the heart of Salisbury


The successful candidate will:

  • Be hardworking, enthusiastic and a great team player
  • Have high expectations of the children they support
  • Be able to develop positive relationships with pupils and parents
  • Be an excellent communicator, team player and have a good sense of humour

We welcome visits at any time to see our wonderful school; our children really are the best ambassadors of all that we value.

Application is by standard forms (see attached or school website and a letter of application of no more than 2 sides of A4, outlining your suitability for the position.


Hours of work: Full time


Contract type: Permanent


Closing date (and time): 05/12 19


Interview date: 05/12/19


Commencement date: 20/04/20


Additional information


Please contact Richard Sanderson, Headteacher, on 01722322632 or by email, if you have any questions about the post.  Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.


St Osmund’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.