EAL Champion, Oxfordshire

Closing date:

Cheney SchoolOxfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £15,088.66 – £16,815.46 pa, pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

Cheney School is a popular, high performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn. The success as a single Academy Trust has lead Cheney School to expand into a Multi Academy Trust. 

We are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic person who can play a key role in extending our successful programme of EAL students, either with targeted 1:1, small group provision or full classes within a thriving and well-resourced EAL Department. The main focus is supporting students following their transition from their own country to Cheney School. 

This is a valuable opportunity for an individual who:

  • Has good knowledge and relevant qualifications in supporting young people with EAL needs.
  • Has experience in teaching or supporting students with EAL needs.
  • May have a TEFL qualification.
  • Enjoys helping young people to overcome the barriers to learning presented by the language and their home life.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Dr Richard Coombs, SEND Manager, on: rco@cheney.oxon.sch.uk or by phone on: 01865 755275. 

Salary will be on Grade 6 (points 18 to 21) - £15,088.66 – £16,815.46 pa, pro rata, based on term-time only plus 1 INSET day. 

How to Apply:

Please download an application pack from below.

In addition to your application form, please email a letter of application, detailing reasons for your interest in this post and your relevant skills and experience to hr@cheney.oxon.sch.uk 

Closing date: Tuesday 18 July 2017 at 8.30am 

Interview date: Thursday 20 July 2017

Oxfordshire Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cheney Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 7QH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1865 765726
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