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Job Ref No. ECC3253-194S Position Type: SENCO Pay Range: Main Pay Range
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 24/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Tuesday 7th May 2024  

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Cherry Tree Primary School has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant SENCO with Teaching responsibilty to join our fantastic team.

Contract: Full time / Permanent

Salary: Main Pay Scale

Start date: September 2024.

Applications close: 24th April 2024 at Midday. Interview date: Tuesday 7th May 2024.


Cherry Tree Primary School is one of ten schools which form the Berlesduna Academy Trust (, where the vision is to create and foster a culture of high aspiration, enjoyment for learning, academic success and lifelong skills amongst all pupils, regardless of their social, economic or cultural background. The Trust is growing rapidly and is a vibrant, exciting and dynamic place to learn and work.

We are looking to appoint a teacher with a passion for working with SEND children. You will have a teaching commitment in our enhanced provision base and will also work with our Assistant Headteacher - Inclusion in supporting SEND children across the school. You may already hold NASENCo or be considering undertaking this training and we would be happy to support you with this professional development.

We are looking for someone who:

· is understanding, empathetic, patient and resilient

· shows innovative with a willingness to learn

· works well within a team

We can offer you:

· a well-resourced learning environment with enthusiastic and supportive staff
· a forward looking school that is dedicated to the success of all children and staff
· a commitment to continued professional development
· access to our Employee Assistance Programme for staff and their families

Berlesduna is a Trust that values and invests in staff, excellent training, development and planned career progression.


Visits can be arranged by contacting Mrs. Maynard on or by phone 01268 523017.

Please take care to complete the application in full as incomplete applications will not be considered.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early so recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Mrs L Maynard
Church Road, Basildon
Essex, SS16 4AG
Telephone: 01268 523017

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