SENDCo and Pastoral Lead

Children from 2–13.


The Oratory Prep School seeks to appoint a fantastic SENDCo and Pastoral Lead, with some teaching commitment, to join our talented staff team from January 2025. 

The OPS has a fantastic local and national reputation as one of the country’s leading prep schools, which educates children from 2–13. As you can imagine, our dedicated staff and superb facilities provide our children with unique opportunities to support their learning. 

We are looking for the right person to contribute to our children, our team and the wider school family. The pupils at The Oratory Prep School are absolutely delightful and are enthusiastic learners. Parental support is very strong and the Governing Body (Bellevue Education) is committed to improving outcomes and experiences for our children. 

We are looking for someone who has: 

  • A sound knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice 
  • Understanding of what makes ‘quality first’ teaching, and of effective intervention strategies 
  • Experience of working at whole school level, self-evaluation and development planning Experience of conducting training/leading INSET 
  • Commitment to 1:1 and small group teaching to accelerate progress 
  • Working with teachers, the ability to vary, develop and implement an innovative and effective curriculum tailored to our pupils 
  • Experience of managing and mapping school SEND finances and data analysis skills Undertaking and supporting with the process of EHCP application when necessary 
  • The highest commitment to ensuring the safeguarding of pupils across the school 
  • Strong communication skills to communicate the vision and ethos of The Oratory Prep School, and to inspire others, engaging with our school family, including pupils, families, staff, and partners and local authority stakeholders.
  • Committed to excellent Pastoral Care and with evidence of leading support to pupils and training and supporting staff 
  • Naturally positive and a fun team player – with a great sense of humour! 

For further details and to apply please see: https://www.oratoryprep.co.uk/news-events/vacancies/.

An application form can be downloaded below:

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Reading
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