We are seeking an experienced, dynamic and highly motivated individual to join our Education Leadership Team. At Sheiling School we maintain the highest possible aspirations for our learners, which means holding equal expectations of staff performance. The successful candidate will be able to inspire staff and pupils alike, will have excellent organisational and problem-solving abilities, a proven track record in teaching children and young people with SEN, and significant experience of Safeguarding in a school environment.
They must also have an openness to Rudolf Steiner’s educational and therapeutic approach, upon which the school’s ethos is founded.
Sheiling School is undergoing an exciting period of development – the successful candidate will take a lead in ensuring we achieve outstanding outcomes in all areas: social, personal and academic.
The successful candidate will need:
Diploma or Degree level qualification in Education/Teaching
Minimum 3 Years of teaching experience
Previous experience of working in an SEN provision
Excellent ICT and communication skills
Knowledge or previous experience of educational principles of Rudolf Steiner
Experience in a senior role in an education setting
Desirable qualities include:
Curative/Steiner experience or education diploma
Competitive salary of £31,200 - £42,200. The salary offered to each candidate is personalised, and is based on our own grading structure which takes into consideration relevant qualification and experience.
Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours pw
9 weeks paid holiday which include bank holidays
Start Date: ASAP
Closing date: Open until filled
The Sheiling School in Thornbury,
South Glos is a residential Camphill (Rudolf Steiner) School for children with
learning difficulties aged 6 to 19 and is part of Thornleigh Camphill
Communities. Our beautiful grounds on the edge of the town encompass several
residential houses for children and adults, a school building, indoor and
outdoor craft workshops and a swimming pool. Adjacent is our farm, which
provides organic produce for the community.
The Sheiling School is committed to safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this
commitment. Any offer of employment will
be subject to receipt of satisfactory references from previous employers and a DBS
check at an Enhanced level, including the Barred Lists.
The Sheiling School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including thorough checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.