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SENCO/Class Teacher

New Scotland Hill School
Salary will be either main scale or upper pay range , for suitable candidate with a TLR attached to the leadership aspect of this role.
New Scotland Hill School, Grampian Road, Little Sandhurst, Sandhurst
Working Pattern:
Full Time
From January 22.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
19/10/2021 at 12:00
New Scotland Hill School

Is seeing children develop and thrive in school what motivates you to give your all?

Do you have a passion for inclusion and see yourself as an advocate for every child in school?

Are you highly motivated, focused and proactive as a teacher and leader?

Do you have the knowledge and expertise to make a positive impact on pupil achievement and personal development in your classroom and across the whole school?

Do you love developing relationships with all members of the school community, being at the heart of school life?

Would you love the chance to be a part of a school where the wider curriculum and outdoor learning are central to all that we do?

Can you thrive when faced with a challenge, whilst demonstrating integrity, sensitivity, respect and kindness in all that you do?

Do you model exceptional standards of professionalism?

Can you do all of this whilst maintaining a sense of humour and a positive outlook on life?

If this is you, then you could be the inspirational class teacher and SENDCO/Inclusion Lead who our children, staff and governors are seeking.


If you can make the difference for our children and staff and would relish the opportunity to play a key part in the Senior Leadership of our school, in return we can offer:

  • An ethos of valuing and caring for all members of our school community
  • Extremely talented, happy and confident pupils who love to learn
  • The chance to join a highly motivated team of staff with a strong sense of teamwork
  • Supportive governors with a commitment to staff well-being
  • Supportive and welcoming parents and families
  • Stunning, expansive school grounds and a modern, well-resourced building
  • Excellent support from and positive relationships with the Local Authority and cluster of schools
  • A culture of continuous professional development
  • A classroom based role as a teacher with a passion for learning, with dedicated leadership time to make a difference across the whole school


School visits with the Headteacher, Simon Cotterill, are warmly welcomed. Please email Sarah Alexander at secretary@nshprimary.co.uk  to arrange a mutually convenient time.


Closing date and shortlisting: 12.00 pm Tuesday October 19th  


Interviews: Thursday 21st  October (time to be confirmed)


New Scotland Hill Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Should you be successful, the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and references.


Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online (see link below) or contact the school for further details. We will only accept applications on Bracknell Forest application forms, please do NOT forward your CV.


Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.

We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.



We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.



Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment.


This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate.

To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit  https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/applying-job/applications-work-children-young-people-or-adults-risk


The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the LSCB at  https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/keeping-adults-and-children-safe/protecting-children/safeguarding-children-board


Pre–employment medical check

You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.



On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk.

Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc.

We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.


Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed