Teacher £23,720 - £39,406 per annum plus SEN allowance of £2149 and TLR2 of £2721 – salary within this pay range only, to be agreed at interview
We are seeking to appoint a talented, enthusiastic and dedicated teacher to lead the planning, delivery and embedding of Maths, across KS2 to KS4, with a majority teaching commitment at KS3 and KS4. Experience of delivering accredited courses at KS4 would be an advantage. This post carries a TLR allowance to reflect this responsibility.
As we are a small school the successful candidate appointed must be flexible in all aspects of their work as there will be the need to teach another aspect of the curriculum (i.e. social skills / PSHE / short course GCSE). This will be discussed at interview and tailored to the skills of the candidate.
We are currently a KS2 to KS4 special school (with KS1 coming on line in September 2020), for students who need additional support in the areas of social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH), based at Mulberry Drive Campus and Courtney Road Campus – both in Kingswood .
The successful applicant will have a track record of successfully engaging vulnerable young people and the ability to work creatively with parent(s)/carer(s), teaching/support staff and colleagues in other agencies. As a suitably qualified and experienced specialist teacher of Maths, he/she will prepare and deliver high-quality and effective lessons and have the ability to motivate and inspire young people experiencing behavioural, emotional, social and/or mental health difficulties.
Applicants must be able to evidence:
• Recent experience of working with students who have additional learning needs
• Ability to successfully motivate and teach students who have SEMH needs
• Have a positive and solutions focused approach to developing inclusive, enabling learning environments.
• Their ability to lead and manage personalised learning programmes for pupils in their form group, working with key staff to support their students learning.
• Their experience of and ability to develop, monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of their curriculum area across the school in terms of outcomes for pupils;
• Sound knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and child protection procedures and of how to safeguard themselves and children.
Essential qualities for all applicants include:
• The ability to use a flexible approach and a variety of techniques to enable disaffected students to access a creative curriculum;
• Effective communication skills;
• The ability to be understanding, calm and supportive;
• The ability to be resilient and forgiving
• Energy, patience, enthusiasm and a sense of humour;
• The ability to have unconditional positive regard for all students
• A commitment to inclusive practices,
• A commitment to working in partnership with parents, mainstream teachers and outside agencies.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment and all appointments will be subject to appropriate vetting, including an enhanced CRB disclosure check.
CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 25th September, 2019 at midday
Interviews to be held on Thursday 10th October, 2019
New Horizons Learning 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.