Required for April 2021 or earlier if available
Teachers MPS/UPS + Fringe + SEN allowance
Do you have a genuine commitment to improving outcomes for students on the autistic spectrum? Can you meet our students needs first and then provide an outstanding education up to and beyond GCSE qualifications? Do you want to make a difference to the lives of young people and ensure they are ready to contribute to society? Do you want to be part of an exciting journey to become an outstanding provision, with a positive and forward-thinking staff team? If the answer is a resounding yes, then this could be a great opportunity for you!
Heathermount School provides an all-round education to meets the needs of students from the ages of 4-19 who have SEND with a primary diagnosis of Autism. Heathermount is a day school owned by The Disabilities Trust; we are well resourced and have excellent facilities set in 14 acres of land. Classes are small (max 8 in Secondary) and staff training is comprehensive. We work hard with our students and parents, but the rewards are tremendous if you are motivated by improving the life chances of young people and to have a positive impact on family life.
We are looking to appoint a Curriculum Lead / Secondary teacher of Science with an excellent knowledge of the KS3/4 Science curriculum and the experience of teaching up to GCSE level. You should ideally have knowledge of supporting students with autism and be enthusiastic and passionate about teaching and learning. In addition, we are willing to upskill an outstanding teacher who has an interest in ASC. Our team of education and therapy staff help to provide a high-quality educational experience for our young people and a professional and extensive CPD programme for all staff.
The school has recently received a “Good” Ofsted inspection (Feb 2019) and has its Autism Accreditation mark. We are a forward looking and ambitious school. Please do not hesitate to call the school for an informal chat or come and visit us and meet our inspiring, wonderful young people and our hard working, talented staff. We welcome interest from colleagues from both mainstream and special or alternative provisions.
Heathermount is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students. All positions are subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, Barred List check and references.
Visits and informal discussions are warmly welcomed and encouraged.
Closing date: Friday 15th January 2021
Interview date: w/c 25th January 2021
Heathermount 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.