1 x Permanent Contract from September 2024
1 x Fixed-term maternity cover contract from February 2024
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 new two new classes.
Fox Grove is looking for teachers from a wide range of backgrounds:
• Teachers with experience of working within a Special Education, 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.
Being part of The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT) will provide you with a wealth of opportunities, including excellent career progression routes. Regardless of your experience or level of responsibility, you will find a range of exciting opportunities to ensure that you can constantly develop and progress.
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. PPA time at THPT Schools is 10%. THPT schools also offer all teachers an additional commuted INSET day in the Autumn Term to support staff wellbeing.
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.
Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of this advertisement.
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:
Safeguarding and Further Information
The successful candidate will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
Due to the nature of this role, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. In making your application, it is essential you disclose whether you have any pending charges, convictions, bind-overs or cautions and, if so, for which offences. This post will be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Therefore, applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are ‘spent’ under the provision of the Act, and, in the event of the employment being taken up; any failure to disclose such convictions will result in dismissal or disciplinary action. The fact that a pending charge, conviction, bind-over or caution has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this appointment.
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.