CLASSROOM TEACHER REQUIRED Fulltime & Part-time considered
Full time, to work within the primary phase
To start 23rd August 2021
We are an outstanding Area Special School looking to appoint a dynamic and creative practitioner to the post of classroom teacher. Applications are welcome from experienced SEND practitioners or those wanting to make the move from mainstream to specialist provision. This post is within the primary phase, secondary practitioners are welcome to apply (placement will be decided in consultation with the successful candidate)
What we need from you:
- Good team member and leader
Offering a broad and balanced curriculum in an all-age (3-19 years), broad spectrum special school, catering for pupils with a wide range of learning needs including those with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties, Moderate Learning Difficulties and Autism (who may be functioning at higher levels academically), the successful applicant will have high expectations of each individual learner at Dorothy Goodman School.
MPS/UPS depending on qualifications and experience and SEN 1 (SEN 2 will be considered for applicants who can provide input into curriculum development).
The post commences on 23rd August 2021 and is a full time permanent post. This post is also subject to completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.
What you can expect from us:
- A vibrant school community with a continually evolving curriculum with support from fellow teachers and lead practitioners to implement the curriculum
- Opportunities to develop practice through leading a broad and balanced curriculum: staff working with older pupils have the opportunity to specialise in a vocational pathway
- High quality CPD
- Support from a wide range of specialists including Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists and Educational Psychologists
- Opportunities to work collaboratively with teams across the school; including specialist teams in communication, health and social and emotional support
The school offers provision across multiple sites, which includes opportunities for pupils to access Dorothy Goodman classrooms at three mainstream schools. Please see the website for more information about opportunities for inclusive practice. Applications are welcome from teachers across all phases.
Recognising the current restrictions in place linked to the strange times that we are living in recruitment is likely to be carried out using video links and online tasks.
Please contact Sonia Garner-Jones on 01455 64582 if you would like any further information or to arrange an initial informal conversation with the Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher about the post.
The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to a check being carried out at an Enhanced level by the Disclosure and Barring Service regarding any previous criminal record.
Closing date for Applications is Friday 2nd July 2021
Interviews will be held on Thursday 8th July 2021
Dorothy Goodman 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.