SENCo

Oak Hill First School, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98 7JU

2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    5 May 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

£34,100.00 - £41,604.00 (Main Scale - Upper Pay Spine)

SENCo job summary

Our school is seeking to appoint a permanent SENCO to join our friendly, dedicated and hardworking team
We are looking for a SENCO who is:

● Outstanding, creative and inspirational.
● Is committed to inclusion
● Has the desire to maintain the highest standards of provision for
SEND pupils

Oak Hill First School believe that all pupils should be supported to meet their full potential and achieve good or excellent progress during their time at the school.

The SENCO will be responsible for ensuring that provision meets individual pupil needs, and work to eradicate achievement and attainment gaps (where identified) for pupils with SEND. The SENCO will work with colleagues to ensure that both academic and pastoral provision for pupils with SEND is excellent.

The ideal candidate must have the following:

● Qualified Teacher Status (ability to teach to EYFS, KS1 & KS2)
● National Award for SEN Co-ordination
● A strong understanding of SEND
● Be versatile to take on a range of activities
● Have the ability to work in a larger team.
● Have high expectations of all learners

You will be joining an excellent team which has a relentless focus on raising achievement

The successful candidate will:

● Raise achievement through motivating, challenging and inspiring our
pupils
● Have a commitment to inclusion
● Help foster a culture of high expectations and achievement
● Have drive, enthusiasm, resilience, warmth and humour
● Have opportunities to contribute to the wider life and ethos of Oak Hill First School

We can offer highly motivated, happy and confident children and a dedicated, flexible team to work with you. Our school invests significantly in a continued, professional development programme. Following our most recent OfSTED inspection in 2019 we were judged as “good”.

Oak Hill First School is committed to safeguarding and the PREVENT strategy and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pupils learn to accept and uphold our fundamental British values.

All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. A Disqualification Self Declaration Form is to be completed and returned with the application.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role

In addition, our website will give you extensive information about our school. Please e mail Mrs M Harrison (School Business Manager) Email: businessmanager@oakhill.worcs.sch.uk for an application pack and to confirm a visit to our school. If you have not been invited to attend an interview by 4pm on Friday 20th May 2022, then you should assume that your application has not been successful

Applying for the job

Candidates should submit their application on a Worcestershire County Council "Teacher" application form. We accept applications digitally or paper based.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Oak Hill First School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 9
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
445 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 9
Contact phone number
01527 528523

Oak Hill First School opened in September 2001 to serve the well-established districts of Lodge Park and Greenlands.

The school is a large 3 form entry first school with accommodation for 450 pupils (aged 4-9) plus 78 part time places for Nursery children (aged 3-4). Since September 2017 we have been offering full time places in Nursery. The school is subdivided into 3 phases. The Foundation Stage (ages 3-5), Key Stage 1 (ages 5-7) and Key Stage 2 (ages 7-9). Each Key Stage is led by a non-class based Assistant Headteacher. The three Assistant Headteachers, along with the Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher and School Business Manager make up our effective Leadership and Management team.

Staff and pupils enjoy working in an attractive and well-resourced and well maintained environment. The school offers good sized classrooms, a large hall with stage, a music/drama area, a library, large practical areas and the exclusive use of the Children’s Centre. The school has significantly invested and continues to maintain an extensive range of ICT hardware.

The majority of our pupils transfer to Woodfield Academy School who are on our neighbouring site. The grounds are spacious with extensive views to the east over the surrounding countryside. We have a forest school onsite which is developed by two co-ordinators.

Arranging a visit to Oak Hill First School

Visits to school are warmly welcomed from 11th May 2022 - 19th May 2022, please call the school office to arrange

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