SEN Inclusion Coordinator

SEN Inclusion Coordinator 

Outer London pay scale - £59k - £65k (Leadership scales 8-12)

September 2024 start

Please note it is expected that applicants for the role hold a SENCO qualification. However, aspiring SENCOs can also apply for the position but salary scales would differ

Thank you for your interest in this role. This is an exciting time to be joining Oaks Park High School.

We were proud to achieve a ‘Good’ outcome in all categories during an Ofsted Inspection in October 2023 in which Ofsted commented the following

‘The school is ambitious for all pupils, including those with SEND. It has designed a curriculum that sets out high academic expectations’

‘Teachers have strong subject knowledge. This is reflected in their high-quality explanations of subject content’

‘Pupils are respectful and polite. They understand the school’s expectations in terms of conduct and behaviour’

‘Staff know their pupils well, and they build positive relationships with them’

The school is an increasingly popular choice within the local community and we are delighted to advertise this role due to an expansion within the school and a larger intake of students in September 2024.

We are looking for an experienced and proactive individual to support with the SEND provision for Horizon students and all SEND aspects of their provision, liaising with senior leaders as needed. The successful candidate will also work closely with the attached leadership for SEN to support a high standard of provision for learners with SEN across the school. This will include ensuring that staff, students and parents are informed about student SEN needs and appropriate strategies are implemented, communicated and reviewed for impact. You will also oversee, and ensure completion of PEP (Personalised Education Plans), for Looked After Children, liaising with year teams as needed.

Our opportunity base in Horizon offers a fully equipped environment for supporting students with a diagnosis of ASC, which includes specialist classrooms, social areas, sensory room, IT suite, its own playground and secure drop-off area for taxis and parents. Students also have access to all of the state of the art facilities that are available in the mainstream part of the school.

Our school is situated in Carshalton, 30 minutes from London Victoria by train and a short distance from Sutton, Merton, Croydon and Kingston.

We can offer you:

  • An excellent CPD programme, including in house instructional coaching
  • Opportunities for cross Trust working 
  • A behaviour for learning system supported by an experienced Pastoral Support Team
  • A well-being support team
  • A range of staff benefits, including an Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work scheme 

The successful candidate will be:

  • Ambitious for young people and for themselves
  • Creative in using new technologies or teaching approaches to help students to learn and progress
  • Keen to continually develop their practice, with a collaborative approach
  • An enthusiastic teacher who can motivate and challenge students.

You will be required to:

  • Inspire and support our students across the three Key Stages
  • Use a range of assessment strategies to provide targeted and directed feedback
  • Be inspired by reading and researching new pedagogy on learning and teaching
  • Be creative and reflective in the planning of lessons and schemes of works
  • Have the skills to form excellent working relationships with all individuals.

Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, below. 

Applications must be sent to recruitment@oaksparkhigh.org.uk using the application form (below)

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 20 May 2024.

Oaks Park High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. As such, the successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Oaks Park High School is an equal opportunities employer.

Page Documents Date  
SEN Inclusion Coordinator JD 2023-24 28th Mar 2024 Download
Application Form - Teacher 04th Dec 2023 Download