Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator, Oxfordshire

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Oxford AcademyOxfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale or Upper Pay Spine with TLR1b £9,727 (salary negotiable)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Job Start: ASAP

Location: Littlemore, Oxford  

Salary: Main Scale or Upper Pay Spine plus TLR1b £9,727 

Contract Type: Full time and Permanent 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the post of a full time SENCO at The Oxford Academy.  Rated 'Good' in our Ofsted inspectio in 2016 with outstanding Leadership Management and Professional Development .  We are ranked in the top 0.2% of schools nationally and where behaviour in and around the school is exemplary.

You will need to be a Qualified SENCO and hold the National SENCO qualification or working towards completing the qualification. 

• Qualified Teacher Status. 

• Be an effective practitioner with excellent subject knowledge. 

• Be an effective leader and ability to manage a team of Inclusion staff, Therapeutic Support and EAL teams. 

• Strong behaviour and management skills. 

• Excellent classroom practice. 

• Good understanding of the UK national curriculum. 

• Oversee the day-to-day operation of the academy’s SEN policy. 

• Co-ordinate provision for children with SEN.

• Liaise with the relevant designated teacher where a ‘looked after’ student has SEN. 

• Liaise with parents/carers of student with SEN.  

• Have the ability to embrace and contribute to the vision and direction of the department as we strive for further success together. 

• Have the ability to play a full role in maintaining and enhancing the current high standards in the department, modeling positive learning behavior, having high expectations of the students in all aspects of their learning. 

The majority of support takes place within the classroom. Classroom support is prioritised for students with EHCPs. As the designated SENCO your role is to be the first point of contact for teaching and support staff who work with students that have SEN or are currently undergoing assessment.

Application packs are available on The Oxford Academy website at: theoxfordacademy.org.uk

If you have, any queries about the application process or would like further information or to arrange a visit to the Academy, please contact Ann O’Reilly, HR Manager: ann.oreilly@theoxfordacademy.org.uk 

Please use the TES online application.  

Closing Date:  Midday Friday 18 January 2019, however applications will be considered on receipt

We regret that if you do not receive any correspondence by Friday 1 February 2019 please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion. 

The Oxford Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant for any position will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the DBS (disclosure and barring system) and appropriate Right to Work clearances.

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More about Oxford Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Sandy Lane West, Littlemore, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 6JZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1865 774311
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