Fox Grove School will be expanding the number of pupils from September 2023. We are looking to recruit two teachers (flexible working requests accepted), for our two new classes.
Do you want to have influence on the lives of pupils with special education needs? Do you believe in the values of safety, belonging, connection and trust? Then Fox Grove School could be the special school community for you.
Fox Grove is an all-age special school (4-19) which will enable you to see the amazing part you play in supporting pupils to become successful independent adults. The wide variety of needs will provide an excellent opportunity to gain experience from the pupils to provide the best teaching and support to empower them to reach their potential. Check out our Instagram page: foxgroveschool
Fox Grove School prepares each pupil with the skills & knowledge they need to progress independently to the next phase of their educational journey with a strong emphasis on personal development. Recognising staff well-being is at the heart of our school, so staff can best support our pupils to progress. This is supported by regular line manager meetings. Fox Grove is looking for teachers from a wide range of backgrounds:
· Teachers with experience of working within an Early Years or Primary setting
· Teachers who have experience of supporting pupils who have special educational needs
· Applications from ECTs are welcomed
Fox Grove will support your professional development to become outstanding classroom practitioners, this includes:
· The opportunity to plan and deliver a personalised curriculum. Working creatively with others including specialists e.g., therapists.
· Being part of The Howard Partnership Trust that has expertise in all areas of SEND as it is a family of primary, secondary, specialist centres and special schools. Click here to find out more about the THPT Team.
· Provide an opportunity for you to be a lead practitioner in your area of interest e.g., academic or EHCP areas and to share this expertise with others.
· A comprehensive and interesting induction and training package including:
o TEACCH – supporting pupil independence.
o Positive Behaviour Management training – providing the best universal supports.
o Being a compassionate school
o Curriculum design and delivery
o Pedagogy of reading, writing and mathematics.
o Targeted interventions (Attention Autism, Augmented Communication, Zones of Regulation, Social Thinking and Emotion Coaching)
Staff, pupil and family safeguarding and well-being is of paramount importance at Fox Grove School.
Every teacher has a team of teaching assistants who support the pupils to provide the best quality universal, targeted and specialist support in all areas of their Education and Health Care Plan (EHCP). A great training package is provided. With the right support in place, every pupil can access a broad & balanced creative curriculum. Leaders focus on reducing teacher workload to enable teachers to spend their time on being creative in designing the right activities for every pupil to progress.
Teacher professional development is of the upmost importance at Fox Grove. New knowledge is shared, and time is provided for teachers to collaborate on what they have learnt and how this will impact on their classroom practice. Leaders and expert teachers provide side-by-side coaching and share good practice to support teaching.
Values and Behaviours
The Howard Partnership Trust is a values-based organization which seeks to recruit individuals who can demonstrate our values.
Our values will be assessed through the selection process. We therefore ask all applicants when providing their supporting statement to incorporate not only how they meet the essential criteria for the role but to also how they demonstrate our values.
Our THPT values are:
Integrity - displaying honesty and having strong moral principles
Partnership - working together and taking collective ownership to achieve the same goals
Advocacy - working hard on behalf of others to maximise their success
Resilience - finding success again after something difficult or negative has happened
Compassion - displaying empathy towards and a desire to help others
Aspiration - aiming high to achieve success
Fox Grove School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.