EXPIRED

This job expired on 9 October 2023

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    9 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Subject

Special Education Needs (SEN)

Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS +TLR2(3b)

SENCO (full or part-time 0.8) job summary

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and dedicated SENCO.

At The Oxford Academy, we offer pride, aspiration and opportunity to every member of our community, and significantly improved learning outcomes.  We are committed to ensuring that our students and staff are highly successful, through positive improvements in our school which are sustainable.

The Oxford Academy is seeking to appoint an excellent and energetic SENCO who is truly passionate and can inspire students and instil a love of learning to all. 

You will be someone who has high expectations of themselves and others, and  someone thoroughly committed to making a difference to students’ lives.

We encourage interested candidates to visit the school before application. To arrange a visit please contact Claire Woodhall, recruitment@theoxfordacademy.org.

For more information about The Oxford Academy please visit the school's website.

Closing date: 09 October 2023
Interview date:  TBC

Our school is part of the River Learning Trust; our collective vision is to be a Trust where pupils and staff thrive in schools which demonstrate:
•all-round education, academic success, lifelong learning and strength of character
•sustainable continuous improvement; no school standing still
•all schools being good and outstanding, or improving rapidly
•collaboration that is raising standards, and reducing workload
• where pupils, staff, parents and communities value all we do to support the best possible outcomes and experiences for our children and young people

This role includes regulated activity relevant to children. 

What benefits does the Trust offer to its employees?

  • Annual pay increase for support staff (in line with grade boundaries) and for Teachers (subject to government framework and successful performance review)

  • A Defined Benefit Pension Scheme with favourable terms for all employees (Teachers Pension for Teachers; LGPS for Support Staff)

  • Moving from the public sector? Those without a break in service can be reassured that RLT will recognise their continuous service.

  • Employee centred and family friendly policies and practises that support you in and beyond your workplace.

The River Learning Trust and The Oxford Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism.  All staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people.  The River Learning Trust are required to conduct online searches about you as part of their shortlisting process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance in order to identify any incidents or concerns which are publicly available online.  By applying for this role, you acknowledge that such searches will be conducted as part of the shortlisting process. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check  Employment will also be conditional on the receipt of at least two acceptable references (one from current/latest employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role.The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community. It is an offence to apply for certain roles within schools if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. You should contact the school if you are unsure if this role includes regulated activity relevant to children.

For all RLT Safer Recruitment Documentation candidates should click on the following link RLT Safer Recruitment Documents for Candidates 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. For further guidance for applicants click on the this link List of offences that are not filtered

Our staff are expected to maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school, by not undermining fundamental British values including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.


Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

This job post has expired.

About The Oxford Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1154 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

The Oxford Academy is a warm, friendly and vibrant school that is built on an ethos of high expectations for all and a belief that every child will be successful - academically, personally and as a lifelong contributor to the wider world.

Our inclusive Christian values underpin all that we do. Staff at our school have a firm belief in the power of education to shape children’s lives for the better. The Oxford Academy is centred on a culture of excellence where we respect each other, are self-motivated, determined, responsible, have a thirst for learning, and a strong sense of pride in belonging to the Academy.

We are committed to providing educational opportunities of the highest quality for all our students and we believe in educating the whole child. We aim to deliver a broad education that is ambitious, varied and stimulating in a caring environment that creates well-rounded individuals who excel and benefit from our approaches to teaching and learning. At the Oxford Academy, we are inclusive and a school for all in our community. We work to meet the needs of our students - whatever it takes.

The Oxford Academy is driven by raising aspirations, expectations and achievements for all. We are very much outward facing and seek to engage with local, national and international partners, in order to build an ambitious network of support for the children in our care. Our fundamental aim is to create vibrant and dynamic learning experiences, so every child has the opportunity to become an ambitious, confident learner.

Our website will enable you to discover more about the Academy; I hope that you will quickly gain a sense of the rich potential of our students and staff, their achievements and the wider life of our school.

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