Class Teacher MPS/UPS + SEN Allowance
Start Date: 1st September 2021, or as soon as possible Salary: MPS/UPS + SEN Allowance Contract: Permanent Closing date: 20th May 2021, 12pm
Interview date: Tue 25th May 2021 NQTs Considered: Yes
An excellent opportunity to join the committed and friendly teaching team of our outstanding, supportive and innovative Special School.
Pond Meadow Academy Trust is a specialist day school providing high quality education for approximately 150 pupils from 2-19 years of age. Based in Guildford, Surrey, the school meets the needs of pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Severe Learning Disabilities and Complex and Profound Learning Disabilities (including complex medical needs).
The school converted to a Special Academy on 1st November 2014 and has been judged ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in our last four inspections.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for class teachers to join our vibrant team of 130 staff and play a significant part in the development of our outstanding Academy.
We wish to recruit dynamic and highly motivated individuals who are committed to providing quality education and care which best places our pupils to maximise their learning and potential. The school has a strong focus on education that prepares pupils for life.
The posts are suitable for teachers with special needs experience, NQT’s and teachers transferring from mainstream primary schools.
We have a strong and supportive Senior Leadership Team and have a strong track record in supporting NQT's. We offer a dedicated, friendly, highly trained staff team; a comprehensive induction; extensive training packages and opportunities to further develop leadership and management skills.
This role is considered to be ‘regulated’ and as part of our rigorous approach to safeguarding children, candidates will be subject to enhanced DBS approval and will participate in regular safeguarding training and updates.
Pond Meadow is a welcoming and truly unique school where the values of Learning, Independence, Respect and Equality sit at the heart of everything we do. If you are committed to high quality education for all then we would love to hear from you.
If you would like to discuss aspects of the role further or arrange a possible visit please contact Emily Hayward, Headteacher.
Pond Meadow 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.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.