SENCo, Upper Heyford, Bicester, Oxfordshire

Closing date:

Heyford Park Free SchoolUpper Heyford, Bicester, Oxfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L4-8
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Role: SENCo

Salary: L4-8

Start date: April 2018 

Hours of work: Full time

Are you a great teacher committed to ensuring children with special educational needs have high quality provision that is inclusive ensuring they make excellent progress?  Have you experience of leading provision for special educational needs in a primary or secondary school?  Do you have an excellent understanding of the SEN Code of Practice?  Are you willing to embrace change?  If the answers are yes then we a role for you.

Our all-through Free School opened in September 2013; we are oversubscribed and experiencing rapid growth in both the Primary and Secondary phases. Our fantastic heritage site has been fully refurbished and provides a unique learning environment. Small year groups enable us to know every child well and personalise their learning. We are forward-thinking, with the freedom to shape our school curriculum in response to the needs of the local community, businesses and our students.  As a small school we aim to and do know every one of our students well, providing an environment that allows them to achieve what they are truly capable of… promoting both academic progress and a ‘can do’ attitude.”

As a member of the extended leadership team, this is a unique opportunity to bring your vision of best practice to the development of our school. 

We can offer you:

  • A comprehensive professional development package working in partnership with OTSA as well as the local authority teams.
  • Fantastic facilities and a great setting.
  • A supportive school team committed to supporting all our children to achieve their dreams.
  • A community that is supportive and wiling to contribute to opportunities for all our children. 
  • Access to community gym facilities. 

We expect you to deliver consistently high quality teaching and we have a ‘no excuses’ culture. Together we take steps to ensure no child is left behind in their learning.  

Closing Date: 19th February 2018

Interviews will be held on: 23rd February 2018

Applications must be made using the HPFS Application Form which should be submitted along with an Equal Opportunities Statement.

Please note that we advise applying promptly as we reserve the right to close and interview early if sufficient suitable applications have been received.

To discuss this role or book a visit please contact Ms Karen Healey, Principal, on 

01869 232203 or email

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More about Heyford Park Free School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: 52 Camp Road, Heyford Park, Upper Heyford, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX25 5HD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1869 232 203
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