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Reference: JOB-75243
Location: Hethersett Woodside Primary & Nursery School
Phase: Primary
Job Type: Temporary
Job Time: Full Time
Start Date: September 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter
Salary: negotiable
Closing Date: Wed 3rd Jul 2024

SEND Lead Teacher - Enhanced SEND Provision

Hethersett Woodside Primary & Nursery School

Coachmaker Way



Tel: 01603 810674



  • Salary: negotiable 
  • Temporary for 1 year (in the first instance) 
  • Full time 
  • Required for September 2024 (or as soon as possible thereafter) 

Do you have high expectations and enjoy working in a fantastic team?

Do you have skills and a passion for improving outcomes for young learners with additional needs?

Then we would like to hear from you….

In September 2024, we will be opening our Orchard Room – An Enhanced SEND Provision to support children from EYFS and KS1 with additional learning needs. 

This is a very rare opportunity to join our school on an exciting journey.

Orchard Room will be based on EYFS principles and pedagogy; in order to allow learners to make progress through accessing a curriculum which meets their needs.

The provision will cater for a small group (max of 12 children), and you will be supported by a team of 3 SEND assistants. 

We would like to appoint a highly effective Lead SEND Teacher who demonstrates a passion for SEND provision, and will lead the provision under the direction of our school Senco and Inclusion Manager. You will have the enthusiasm and purpose to want to make a difference. 

We’re looking for a dedicated, passionate and experienced individual who has a track record of supporting children with additional needs. This role will, with the support of our Inclusion team, create a therapeutically appropriate environment to enable all children to progress in line with personalised next steps. 

We welcome applications from recently qualified or more experienced teachers. 

The ideal candidate will:

  • Set high expectations with individualised curriculums for each learner
  • Have a strong knowledge of SEND and EYFS principles 
  • Be able to communicate with and direct a small team 
  • Communicate and engage positively with parents, carers and external SEND agencies 
  • Demonstrate a positive, consistent approach to behaviour management
  • Be enthusiastic and hard working with a good sense of humour 

We can offer:

  • A school on an exciting journey in terms of SEND provision, curriculum development and outstanding external development plans!
  • A brand new, purpose build school; with well-equipped Orchard Room 
  • Learners who have great attitudes and thrive in our calm and welcoming environment
  • Excellent support as part of our new, forward thinking Inclusion Team 
  • Support and training from external SEND experts and agencies 

You are warmly encouraged to come and visit us for an opportunity to look round and talk about this new role in more detail. This can be arranged via the school office:  or 01603 810674  

How to apply

To download an application form, click on the ‘Apply for Job’ button.

Once you have completed your application, please email it to -

Closing date:  3 July 2024 

Interview date:  TBA

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

We are also committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.