Teacher of General Subjects KS1 and 2 (Outreach Specialist)
Salary: MPG + 1SEN Starting 1st September 2020
Temporary Fixed Term for 1 Year until 31st August 2021
Lansdown Park Academy offers full time education for students from South Bristol schools who are either at risk of permanent exclusion or have been excluded. We work in a specialist environment where students’ behaviours are barriers to learning and need to be understood and overcome to support the positive reintegration in education. A large percentage of our pupils are being assessed for an EHCP in the areas of Social, Emotional Mental Health, Speech and Language difficulties and Autism Spectrum Disorders. We foster respect, positive relationships and social responsibility leading to educational and personal success. Many of our students return to their host or another school or specialist provision within 18 weeks.
We require as soon as possible, versatile, energetic, enthusiastic Specialist KS2 teacher to join an experienced and successful staff. We will be running a general subjects model at key stage 2 where teachers will teach a group general subjects and also have tutorial responsibilities. You will be fully qualified and experienced and will work with Teachers and Leadership in mainstream settings supporting and advising on graduated responses and quality first teaching for young people. For this post you will need a sound understanding of teaching KS2 Curriculum, SEND Code of Practice and Special Educational Needs including ADHD, SEMH, SPLC and Attachment: proven experience in managing disengaged young people with challenging behaviour: excellent classroom practice with a creative approach to teaching: excellent communication and organisational skills: be able to see a positive in challenging of young people and have a good sense of humour.
We can offer varied and challenging work with young people, parents/carers and other professionals: a friendly supportive staff team: and professional development opportunities. This is an exciting opportunity for suitably qualified and ambitious candidates.
The position is subject to good references which reflect your good practice and strengths, Lansdown Park PRU is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.
Person specification and Job Description job description are attached below. Application forms can be downloaded directly from the E-Teach Website of Lansdown Park Academy Website.
Visits to the school are welcomed and actively encouraged by appointment. Appointments can be made via the school office by sending us an email. Contact details can be located within the 'Apply Now' section of the advert; please log in or register to view.
Closing Date: Friday 3rd July 2020
Interviews: Monday 6th July 2020
Start Date: 1st September 2020 or soon thereafter
Lansdown Park Secondary Specialist Provision 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.