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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    8 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 0.6 FTE, 1 full day and 4 half days

Contract type


Pay scale

M5 to M6

Additional allowances

SEN Allowance will be added to salary

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
  • Proven track record for CPD
  • At least 5 years successful teaching experience within the primary age range
  • Evidence of sound knowledge of effective quality first teaching and intervention strategies
  • Demonstrable experience in working collaboratively with parents, colleagues, governors and the local community
  • Professional knowledge and understanding
  • Understanding of child protection procedures and safeguarding children
  • Knowledge and understanding of the expectations within the new EYFS and National Curriculum
  • 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

What the school offers its staff

  • Enthusiastic, hardworking and well behaved children
  • A supportive Staff and Governing Body
  • A progressive, forward thinking academy trust
  • A commitment to your professional development and potential leadership opportunities for the right candidate
  • The chance to have an impact across the entire school and to manage your own budget
  • Opportunities to work in our schools within the District and across the Trust
  • A school where core values run throughout the curriculum and support pupils every step of the way.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Aspirations Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure and references.

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About Dashwood Banbury Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
439 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01295 263240

We are a ‘Good’ 2-form entry primary school based in the heart of Banbury, Oxfordshire, with approximately 435 pupils aged 2-11 years old. Our drive for academic excellence goes hand in hand with a responsibility for our pupils’ wellbeing. We aim to provide pupils with a passion to achieve their best, now and in the future. We put our pupils’ physical and mental wellbeing on a par with their academic performance. In order for our pupils to be successful, we support and guide them to become happy, healthy, resilient, motivated learners. We have a broad and diverse curriculum that incorporates the national curriculum, our aspirations conditions, SMSC, mindfulness, healthy living and outdoor learning. As part of the Aspirations Academies Trust, we offer excellent opportunities to develop staff not only in their teaching role but also in leadership opportunities should they wish to.

Arranging a visit to Dashwood Banbury Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email rjakeman@dashwood-aspirations.org.

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