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The Richard Pate School, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Job Vacancy


The Richard Pate School SENDCo Role


The Richard Pate School is a successful co-ed independent day school (ages 3-11) in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. We are seeking exceptional candidates to fill our SENDCo role from September 2021.


In summary the role is as follows:

  • Full time permanent post.
  • Salary: TBC based on experience.
  • Start date: 1st September 2021.
  • Responsibility for the delivery of SEND across the School.
  • Coordinating the teaching assistants to deliver intervention programmes to individuals and small groups.


To be successful in this role you must be:

  • Qualified with QTS and have experience of teaching children with SEND.
  • An outstanding classroom practitioner focused on raising standards and supporting the pastoral care and individual needs of every pupil.
  • Enthusiastic about being part of a supportive team, prepared to be immersed fully into school life.
  • Able to teach across the Key Stages.
  • Capable of communicating effectively with pupils, colleagues, parents and relevant outside agencies.
  • Respectful of the School’s aims and values.


To apply for this role, please see our application form and information pack:

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To apply for this role please complete the Application Form.

You can send to completed form by e-mail to or by post to:

Mrs Lucy Cox – Bursar, The Richard Pate School, Southern Road, Cheltenham, GL53 9RP


Applications must be submitted no later than 29th March 2021.


See below for our recruitment policies:


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

In addition to an assessment of their ability to perform the duties of the post applied for, candidates invited to attend for interview should expect further discussion relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.