SENCO, Oxfordshire

Closing date:

Blessed George Napier Catholic School and Sixth FormOxfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS plus TLR £7,853
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Blessed George Napier is a popular, over-subscribed, Catholic School in North Oxfordshire with an excellent reputation for both academic achievement and student welfare.

“Pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities are supported extremely well and make strong progress.” 

 [Last Ofsted Report]

We have an exciting and challenging opportunity for a committed and visionary individual to really make a difference within our school.

Working closely with the Senior Leadership Team, the Assistant SENCO, pupils and parents, this position involves playing a lead role in SEN provision and development in the school, including:

  • Managing and deploying a team of Teaching Assistants
  • Assessing and identifying children and young people with learning or behavioural difficulties and/or disabilities
  • Forming strategies for improvement
  • Providing INSET to colleagues
  • Building on policies and procedures
  • Promoting SEN awareness throughout the School
  • Developing links with the local and wider community


Ideally, the successful candidate will already hold the ‘National Award for SEN Co-ordination’ or equivalent degree, but this is not essential as training will be provided for the right person.  All applicants must be able to demonstrate empathy for the Catholic Christian ethos of the school.

For further information, please download a pack,  contact the HR Office at BGN on 01295 264216 / email: hr@bgn.oxon.sch.uk, or visit the school’s website: www.bgn.oxon.sch.uk.

We welcome visits from potential applicants who may be considering applying.  

Please apply using the CES Teacher Application and supporting forms included in the application pack, accompanied by a letter of application.

Closing date for applications is Monday 14th October 2019

Provisional date for interviews is Friday 18th October 2019 

BGN IS COMMITTED TO SAFEGUARDING AND PROMOTING THE WELFARE OF ALL STUDENTS AND TO UPHOLDING FUNDAMENTAL BRITISH VALUES.  WE EXPECT ALL OUR EMPLOYEES TO SHARE THIS COMMITMENT. 

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More about Blessed George Napier Catholic School and Sixth Form
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Addison Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 9DG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1295 264216
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