SENDCo, Oxfordshire

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Oxfordshire Hospital SchoolOxfordshire

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Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main or Upper pay scale plus SEN1 plus TLR 2(1)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

At Oxfordshire Hospital School  our priority is to support every student and their family by providing excellent, personalised education during their time with us, and subsequently helping to ensure their successful return to their mainstream or home school when they are well enough.

We are looking for an inspirational professional with the skills and personality to take this outstanding school further on its journey.

As well as fulfilling our SENDCo role you will take on much of the project work with our Medical Needs Inreach Project . This project is a collaboration between Oxfordshire Hospital Schools and Children’s Psychological Medicine (CPM) – Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Together we are creating a programme of training and a network of partnerships that will equip every Oxfordshire school with valuable knowledge and practical support to make dynamic improvements in the way pupils with medical needs are taught.  

Some of your time will also be spent teaching across our various inpatient settings and in our Outreach programme. If you have a specialism in teaching across Key stages 3,4&5 in any subject and experience of working with vulnerable learners you are welcome to apply. Full details of the job requirements are included in our recruitment pack on our website .

If you have any questions, please contact our Headteacher, Steve Lowe on or tel 01865 957480.

Additional Application Instructions

Your completed application form and covering letter ( no more than 2 sides of A4) that addresses the following: ‘How would you further develop our work improving outcomes for children who are medically unwell?’ should be sent to Laura Campbell, School Business Manager at: 

Closing date: Monday 22nd April 2019 at 5pm. 

Shortlisting: Tuesday 23rd April 2019. 

Interview date: Thursday 2nd May 2019.

Job location

More about Oxfordshire Hospital School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: c/o St Nicholas’ Primary School, Raymund Road, Old Marston, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 OPJ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1865 957480