Required for January 2020 – Classteacher x 2 – Maternity Cover
Trinity Fields is a special school for pupils aged between 3 and 19 years, with severe and complex needs. We serve the County Borough of Caerphilly as well as having some pupils from neighbouring authorities. Trinity Fields is highly regarded by parents/carers and professionals alike.
This is a very exciting time for the school as we continue to develop formal partnerships with the local authority and mainstream schools with specialist resource bases (SRBs) in order to improve the outcomes for pupils with ALN across the County Borough. This post could either be at the main site or at one of our satellite bases.
We are committed to providing a highly individualised and inclusive education to all our pupils, with an emphasis upon meeting their individual needs and developing their strengths and interests within a highly supportive and engaging learning environment.
We are a Rights Respecting School. We are firmly committed to the United Nations Conventions of the Rights of the Child. We are also a Healthy School (we hold the Welsh Network of Healthy School Schemes National Quality Award) and an Inclusive School (we hold the IQM Flagship School status).
Pupils are looking to appoint teachers who are:
Fair, friendly and can help them learn in lots of different ways;
Able to help them gain further accreditation for their learning;
Fun and will listen to and act upon their views;
A positive role model and tells them when they are doing well.
Governors are looking to appoint teachers who are:
Experienced, highly committed and enthusiastic;
Able to work effectively with pupils with a wide range of learning needs;
Flexible, well organised and be able to confidently lead a class team, with a proven track record.
The teacher appointed will need to have a wide range of experience in working with pupils with severe and/or complex learning needs within specialist settings. This is an essential requirement for these posts.
As part of your role the successful candidates will be expected to lead an area(s) of learning and experience (as detailed in Successful Futures). Candidates should clearly note their areas of strength in their letter of application.
Your letter of application MUST address ALL of the ESSENTIAL criteria, as detailed in the person specification.
Successful applicants will benefit from a full induction programme and ongoing support. You will also have access to our comprehensive continuing professional development programme.
To receive an application form please send a large SAE with two 1st class stamps to Deborah Keenor, Business Manager, Trinity Fields School & Resource Centre, Caerphilly Road, Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed, South Wales CF82 7XW. Telephone or email the school
Completed application forms should be returned to Deborah Keenor at the above postal address.
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.
For a detailed Job Description and person specification click here
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.
Trinity Fields School & Resource Centre 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.