Due to expansion and development, Sheiling School has an exciting vacancy for a Class Teacher.
We are looking to appoint an outstanding teacher from a primary, secondary and Further Education background. We are seeking a teacher who is committed and has experience of working with pupils who have special educational needs.
We are looking for a teacher who has high expectations for their pupils and will not let disability, disadvantage or challenging behaviour distract them from these high expectations.
We are committed to the best possible outcomes for our pupils, both in their academic learning and their journey into a more autonomous and fulfilling adulthood.
We offer an outstanding learning environment, with all the necessary creative freedom to define a holistic and therapeutic learning experience for our incredible and gifted learners. We will provide full support in translating the requirements of the current Ofsted and local authority expectations in to the Waldorf-Steiner based method at the Sheiling School.
Salary £25,963 to £28,118 per annum (salary dependant on qualification and experience)
40 hours a week, 8:30am-5pm, Mon- Fri, 11 weeks paid holiday
- A unique and beautiful rural location
- Perkbox Benefits package, Employee Assistance Programme and 24/7 online access to medical professionals via Perkbox Medical
- Free onsite parking, subject to availability
- Affordable onsite accommodation may be available if required
Experience of working with SEN pupils and pupils with challenging behaviour essential
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.
To plan and deliver an appropriate Curriculum to all pupils in the class.
To identify individual needs, to provide effective teaching and be responsible for creating a therapeutic, safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment that enables pupils to succeed in their learning.
To identify individual needs of pupils with demand avoidance and challenging behaviour who struggle to take part in conventional classroom learning with their peer group.
To provide effective teaching and be responsible for creating a therapeutic, safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment that enables a pupil to succeed in their learning.
To develop and maintain a suitable programme with flexibility and creativity in delivering teaching.
To provide support and guidance to children, young people and those engaged with them, by removing barriers to learning in order to promote effective participation, enhance individual learning, raise aspirations and achieve their potential.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
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 List.