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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    2 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Working pattern

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  • This is a part-time role, one day a week, with the option to work additional hours on a casual basis during periods of busy workload. As well as heading up the SEND team, if you are interested, you may also have some teaching responsibilities.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000.00 - £38,810.00

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an inspirational, proactive and highly motivated practitioner who is committed to securing the best outcomes for our SEND students and is:

  • Inspirational with the energy, drive, ideas and vision to help secure exceptional outcomes at all levels for SEND students
  • A strong team player with outstanding interpersonal, communication and coaching skills
  • Honest and reflective with the ability to be sharp with self-evaluation at different levels, being proficient in analysing and using educational data
  • Able to support and challenge, hold colleagues to account and implement appropriate opportunities for sustained improvement
  • Committed to demonstrating high levels of presence, impact, transparency, integrity and emotional intelligence
  • An innovative, independent and strategic thinker, with the drive and ability to generate and implement fresh ideas to determine the strategic development of special educational needs (SEND) policy and provision in the school
  • A self-manager who keeps themselves up to date with the educational developments around SEND provision
  • Expected to meet the teachers’ standards, and either hold, or be willing to work, towards the national SENDCo qualification.
  • Able to provide professional guidance to colleagues, working closely with staff, parents, and other agencies.
  • Expected to fulfil the responsibilities of a teacher, as set out in the STPCD.
  • Be a part of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT)
  • Support the ethos of and values of Oakley CE Combined School
  • Interested in research-based approaches to improve the provision for pupils with SEND

What the school offers its staff

  • A positive environment where all children are able to learn and achieve
  • A committed, experienced and highly supportive senior leadership team with proven impact
  • The support of dedicated and hardworking staff and governors, who are ambitious to provide the best possible education for all our children
  • Excellent professional learning opportunities
  • A commitment to using technology to support learning
  • A determination to create a positive work-life balance for all staff

Further details about the role

At Oakley CE Combined School we are a friendly, forward-thinking team who put the needs of the children at the heart of all we do. Living our school values of Love, Honesty and Respect, we believe strongly that establishing the conditions for great learning are the foundation upon which our curriculum is built. We are now looking for a new SENCO/Inclusion Lead to become a part of the Oakley team to start in September 2023 (with the possibility of working alongside the current SENDCo in Term 6).

Commitment to safeguarding

Oakley CE Combined School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. All potential staff have to meet the requirements of the person specification appropriate to their role and will be subject to pre-employment checks including a health check, social media check, an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.

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About Oakley Church of England Combined School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
96 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01844 238364

We are a small village school with approximately 100 children, situated in the beautiful village of Oakley, Buckinghamshire, close to the Bucks/Oxfordshire border located between Thame and Bicester. Our Christian values are at the heart of everything that we do to support our children develop intellectually, physically, socially, emotionally and spiritually. We also pride ourselves on our excellent results, good pupil behaviour and attitudes. Well-being is a fundamental part of our welcoming school community as we know how vital this is to nurturing life-long learners.

Arranging a visit to Oakley Church of England Combined School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@oakley.bucks.sch.uk.

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