Sheiling School Thornbury is seeking a creative, skilled and enthusiastic Pottery Workshop Leader to plan and deliver differentiated and inspiring Pottery Lessons and Activities to pupils with SEN aged 7 – 19. The successful candidate will match a therapeutic approach with skills, ambition and an eye for beauty, promoting the very best in pupils who may otherwise struggle to learn.
We are committed to the best possible outcomes for our pupils, both in their academic learning, and their journey in to a more autonomous and fulfilling adulthood.
We offer an outstanding learning environment, with all the necessary creative freedom to define a holistic and therapeutic learning experience for our incredible and gifted learners. We will provide full support in translating the requirements of the current Ofsted and local authority expectations in to the Waldorf-Steiner based method at the Sheiling School.
We would be interested to hear from applicants with the following:
- Craft work/workshop experience in pottery
- Teaching experience
- Mainstream and/or Waldorf qualifications
Experience of working with SEN pupils and pupils with challenging behaviour essential
Salary £19,713 - £21,637 pro rata per annum. Grading dependant on experience and qualification
Part time hours which are negotiable (3 days per week preferred), school operates Mon – Fri, 8:30am-4.30pm
6.6 weeks paid holiday (which includes an allowance for bank holidays)
39.4 weeks worked
Perkbox benefits package, Employee Assistance Programme and 24/7 online access to medical professionals via Perkbox Medical
Free onsite parking, subject to availability
The Sheiling School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references from previous employers and a DBS check at an Enhanced level, including the Barred List.
The Sheiling School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including thorough checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.