The Children’s Hospital School meets the needs of children who are unable to attend their own school due to ill health. We are looking to appoint an outstanding practitioner who is able to lead English and Literacy across all areas of the school.We are seeking a committed, caring, flexible and resilient professional to complement the work of a truly exceptional team. You will be an inspirational teacher and leader who is uncompromising in the pursuit of improving standards in the education and support of children with medical needs.You will be joining the school at an exciting time and will be able to make a significant contribution to the future direction and development of this unique learning environment. You will have access to superb continuing professional development opportunities and on-going career development support.The successful candidate will:• have a natural passion and enthusiasm for English with an ability and proven track record of raising attainment in English and Literacy• be an outstanding leader with the energy to inspire, motivate and challenge students and staff alike• be creative and dynamic in the classroom at all key stages• have the skills to form excellent working relationships with students, staff, parents, governors and medical professionals• have an appetite for change, innovation and the development of new ways to engage young people with medical needs• be able to effectively monitor key performance indicators and understand how data can be used to inform planning, intervention and school improvement• make a significant contribution to the wider life of the school• have the desire and potential to further develop their leadership skills within the schoolThe closing date for applications is 3pm on Monday 24th April 2017. Completed applications should be sent to Willow Bank School, Simmins Crescent, LE2 9AH or e-mailed to our senior admin officer, Lynn White.If you would like to visit the school before applying then you would be most welcome and we would ask you to contact Lynn White to arrange this. If you would like to speak to the Head Teacher personally about any aspect of the job then this can also be facilitated.The Children’s Hospital School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and enhanced checks carried out by the Disclosure and Barring Service.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks, such as an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Applicants who will be undertaking early and/or later years childcare (or the management of such childcare) will be required to complete a declaration that neither they, nor anyone who lives in the same household, is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.
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The Children's Hospital School Leicester
Leicester Royal InfirmaryInfirmary SquareLeicesterLeicestershireLE1 5WW
Phase: Special Education (inc. PRU)
No. of Pupils: 0
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