Salary - MPR £31,350 to UPR 47,839 per annum, plus SEND Allowance £2,539 per annum
We have an opportunity for a passionate, motivated and innovative Classroom Teacher to join us at Linden Bridge School. We are looking for an inspirational teacher with the ability to create a nurturing learning environment and meets Teacher Standards.
We are looking for a teacher who can demonstrate:
- Experience in or the desire to understand more about of the learning styles of pupils with autism / communication difficulties
- Experience in or the desire to learn how to support pupils in their social communication and emotional regulation
- A creative approach to best enable access to the curriculum for all of our learners.
Linden Bridge will support your professional development to become an outstanding classroom practitioner, this includes:
- The opportunity to plan from a progressive, sequential curriculum, delivering an individualised approach to access based on students’ profile of need, working creatively as part of a multi professional team.
- Being part of a Trust who have expertise in all areas of SEND.
- A comprehensive induction and training package including TEACCH; Behaviour for Learning; Attention Autism, Zones of Regulation.
At Linden Bridge teaching and supporting communication skills is key to enabling pupils to communicate their needs, wants, feelings, worries and opinions, whether using verbal language or autism specific strategies. We promote a strong safeguarding culture in our schools to ensure the safety of well-being of all pupils.
Working in our school within The Howard Partnership Trust provides a wealth of opportunities to include excellent career progression options. Regardless of your experience or level of responsibility you will have a range of exciting opportunities to ensure you are improving your craft.
THPT value their staff highly, as reflected in the excellent retention rates across the Trust. THPT also operate an extensive Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty & Service Awards, access to discount schemes, membership of the Teacher Pension Scheme, and access to the Employee Assistance Programme through Education Support.
Tours to the school are warmly welcomed, if you would like to request a tour of the school, or meet with us informally before applying, then please contact the HR Team.
Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of this advertisement.
All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.
The Howard Partnership Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.
All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.
Values and Behaviours
We are a values-based organisation and seek to recruit individuals who can demonstrate our values.
Our values will be assessed through the selection process, so we ask all applicants when providing their supporting statement to also incorporate not only how they meet the essential criteria for the role but to also demonstrate our values.
Our 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
Please ensure your supporting statement reflects our Values
Thank you for your submitting your application for this role within The Howard Partnership Trust.
Linden Bridge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff, volunteers and members of our community to share this commitment. We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued. We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support and protection. We actively support the Government's Prevent Agenda to counter radicalism and extremism, and promote British values and children’s rights.