Salary: Teachers Main Pay Scale £25,543 - £37,152 per annum, plus SEN (lower) allowance of £2,149 per annum is payable on appointment.
The full SEN allowance of £4,242 per annum is payable following the acquisition of a post-graduate qualification in the field (supported by the school), the completion of two years in post at Arbour Vale or significant SEN experience.
Hours: Full time 32 hours per week
Location: Arbour Vale School, Slough, SL2
Orchard Hill College (the College) and Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (the Trust) together form Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a family of specialist education providers for pupils and students from nursery to further education. As an outstanding provider and Academy sponsor, Orchard Hill College has a strong track record for making a positive impact within the local communities it serves. The College has 6 centres and the Trust is now home to 14 special schools across London, Surrey and Sussex. As a family of specialist providers with a strong track record, we aim to exciting and relevant educational opportunities tailored to the needs and ambitions of our current and future pupils and students with special education needs or who experience other barriers to learning.
Arbour Vale School provides a stimulating yet safe learning environment enabling each pupil/student to achieve to their maximum potential whilst managing their specialist and complex physical, health and learning needs. Arbour Vale converted to Academy status on November 1st 2018 and became part of Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust.
Arbour Vale School is a generic special needs school and caters for pupils with speech, language and communication difficulties, PMLD, SLD, ASD and MLD. Abilities are wide ranging throughout the school.
We are seeking to recruit an ASD teacher who has drive, creativity and a passion for teaching and learning to join our dedicated and welcoming team. Experience of working with pupils with SEN is desirable but not essential. What is imperative is that you have high expectations, a sense of humour, a love of challenge and a determination to make a difference to the lives of our fantastic children.
The school is committed to a multi-disciplinary approach to meeting pupils’ needs, and promotes high quality professional development for all staff.
To apply, please download an application form. Once complete, please send your completed application via email.
Please note that CV applications will not be accepted.
Closing date: Friday 28 February 2020
Interviews: Monday 16 March 2020
Arbour Vale school and Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (OHCAT) are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment therefore an enhanced DBS check will be required for these positions.
Arbour Vale 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.