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  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Scale 7 - 11

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Experienced teacher
  • In depth experience and knowledge of supporting SEND needs in an education setting
  • Knowledge and awareness of the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and Alternative Provision (AP) Improvement Plan
  • The ability to converse at ease with parents/students and members of the public, and provide advice in accurate spoken English’
  • Experience of leading a team or organising and overseeing the work of others
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge and understanding of: o Effective child protection and safeguarding practice and procedures o Working together to safeguard children 2018 o SEND Code of Practice 2015 o The Equality Act 2010
  • Experience of monitoring and evaluating the impact of whole school strategies and developing relevant action plans to improve practice
  • Ability to analyse a range of data sets in relation to individual pupils and school wide trends and provide accurate reports to the senior team
  • Experience of maintaining accurate and high quality records, ensuring timely distribution to relevant stakeholders
  • Good IT skills
  • In depth experience and knowledge in developing and delivering whole school CPD materials in particular on high quality teaching or specific areas of SEND practice or needs
  • Working alongside local authority partners and a range of external agencies with confidence
  • Providing high quality feedback and coaching to support the development of individual practitioners
  • Knowledge of and experience implementing The Oasis Way for Inclusive Practice including its 4 SEND levers
  • An in depth understanding of how trauma and attachment impacts the development of children and its interaction with behaviour and SEND
  • An understanding of the disproportionate impact of exclusions for children with SEND and experience of implementing strategies to reduce the risk of exclusion for vulnerable children

What the school offers its staff

  • A strong and supportive staff team
  • Centrally planned, knowledge rich curriculum
  • Clear and simple behaviour systems with centrally managed detentions
  • Weekly dedicated department time
  • Weekly dedicated year team meetings
  • Instructional coaching programme for all staff
  • Access to Trust wide CPD
  • Support from Trust National Lead Practitioners
  • Access to the full suite of National Professional Qualifications through the National Institute of Teaching
  • iPad and laptop provided for all staff
  • Staff refreshments provided daily
  • Staff social events
  • Free use of the on site Fitness Centre [Monday – Friday, 06.00 – 18.00]
  • Free flu jabs

Further details about the role

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Associate Assistant Principal - SENDCO will determine the strategic direction and development of the special educational needs provision in the academy, with responsibility for day-to-day operation of the SEND team. They will provide professional guidance to teaching and support colleagues and work closely with parents, the Local Authority and other agencies and partners. The SENDCO will be expected to fulfil the responsibilities of a teacher, as set out in the School Teachers’ Pay & Conditions Document.

Commitment to safeguarding

Oasis Community Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

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About Oasis Academy Daventry Road

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
Up to 900 pupils
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

OADR is a new 11- 16, six forms of entry [180 students per year group] secondary school in South Bristol. The school opened in September 2023 for year 7 students only, initially taking students in Year 7 only, growing year on year with an eventual capacity of 900 young people. OADR opened in temporary accommodation in September 2023 and will move to our permanent site on Daventry Road, in a new, state of the art building in due course. We are an inclusive Academy, committed to delivering first class education and playing an active role in the local community. OADR is in close proximity to 3 Oasis Primary Academies (Connaught, Marksbury Road & New Oak) and 2 Oasis Secondary Academies (John Williams & Brislington) and as such will benefit directly from close working partnerships and a supportive network.

Arranging a visit to Oasis Academy Daventry Road

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kate.aldworth@oasisdaventryroad.org.

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