5 days remaining to apply

  • Earliest start date

    1 July 2023

  • Latest start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    2 June 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    15 May 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 Year

Pay scale

M1 - M6

Additional allowances

SEN allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Further specialist qualification in an aspect of SEN e.g. ASD, SpLD
  • Qualified teacher status
  • Experience of monitoring and evaluating effective teaching and learning
  • National Qualification for Special Educational Needs Co-ordination (or studying for the qualification)
  • Proven experience in effective liaison with a range of outside agencies
  • At least 5 years successful teaching experience within the primary age range
  • Knowledge and understanding of current developments and best practice in SEN legislation and all aspects of inclusion and pastoral care Knowledge of the range and types of interventions available Confident use of ICT, including classroom technologies
  • The effective management of provision for SEN

The SENCO, under the direction of the headteacher, will:

  • Determine the strategic development of special educational needs (SEN) policy and provision in the school
  • Be responsible for day-to-day operation of the SEN policy and co-ordination of specific provision to support individual pupils with SEN or a disability
  • Provide professional guidance to colleagues, working closely with staff, parents and other agencies

To provide support to pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND), or are otherwise in need of additional support, by:

Advising and supporting other members of staff e.g. teachers and teaching assistants (TAs)

  • Having oversight of the school’s provision for pupils with SEND
  • Providing support for short-term issues that may affect a pupil’s wellbeing, e.g. short-term behavioural issues not classified as SEND
  • Working with external agencies

What the school offers its staff

The Grange is a large, very popular community primary school with a great reputation, very high expectations and aspirations. We are well-resourced, forward-thinking and we all work hard to ensure that this is a place ‘Where Children Come First’

Further details about the role

If you are interested in applying please download and complete the application form.

We encourage anyone considering applying for the role to call to discuss the position and arrange a visit to the school and a discussion with the Headteacher.

Please contact Georgina Taylor, School Business Manager Tel: 01295 257861 or email sbm2058@grange.oxon.sch.uk to arrange a visit.

Commitment to safeguarding

Oxfordshire Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post involves the type of work with children and young people that requires applicants to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post. All users are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed.

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About The Grange Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
303 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to The Grange Community Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gtay4498@grange.oxon.sch.uk.

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