2 Teachers (Permanent)
Post Reference : ED50200040
The Governors of The Hollies Special School wish to appoint 2 highly motivated, dynamic and creative Primary School Teachers with experience of teaching children with autism commencing September 2021.
The Hollies is a local authority day special school catering for children and young people between the ages of four and eleven years who have a statement of special educational need for autism and its’ associated learning difficulties. The school serves the whole of the City and County of Cardiff and has 109 pupils on roll.
We are committed to providing personalised learning experiences so that every child can communicate, interact, grow, and develop to the best of their ability. Together with families, we can ensure that our children have the skills and knowledge to manage everyday life as independently as they can and to lead happy and successful lives.
We are looking to appoint on a permanent basis, 2 teachers with an understanding of autism and its associated learning needs who are highly committed and enthusiastic practitioners.
We are looking for 2 teachers who will contribute to the wider life of the school and will be able to make an impact beyond their own classrooms. Candidates need to have high expectations for all pupils with an emphasis on meeting individual needs and developing pupils’ strengths to enable them to reach their full potential.
Successful applicants will benefit from a full induction programme and support, they will also have access to our comprehensive Continued Professional Development programme.
The post will commence on 1.9.2021 or as soon as possible after this date.
Please download or print off the application form by selecting the “Apply Now” button.
Due to our current interim working arrangements, we are unable to provide recruitment packs through the post.
Completed application forms should be returned direct to the school by the closing date.
Closing date: 12th May 2021
Interviews: To be confirmed
Visits to the school are welcome, please contact Miss Kay Hughes-Jones, at the School.
We are legally obliged to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. If you are invited to interview, you will be asked to provide appropriate documents such as your full birth certificate/passport/work permit in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on all applicants. This will include an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
These vacancies are suitable for post share.
Safeguarding and Child Protection are key priorities for the Council. We aim to support children and vulnerable adults to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. Our services and schools are committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable adults, and will take action to safeguard their well-being, and acknowledge that children and vulnerable adults have a right to protection. This is supported in the general ethos of the Council and all schools.
As an equal opportunities employer, we value diversity. Therefore, although not a requirement for application, we welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented individuals including those:
• aged under 25;
• not in employment, education or training;
• from our local communities including in particular disabled individuals, carers and those from the Cardiff BAME and LGBT+ communities;
• ability to communicate fluently in Welsh.