Teacher with Responsibility to Lead a Subject Area
Salary Range: MPR/UPR + SEN + TLR
Pield Heath House School is a non-maintained day/residential school for children and young people aged 7-19 with severe learning difficulties, complex needs and associated speech and language disorders. We are a member of the British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD) and an accredited PBS School.
We have an exciting new opportunity for experienced Special Education Teachers and leaders who can provide positive and stimulating learning experiences for our students whilst working in partnership with families and the school community. The ideal candidate will be a good team player with organisation skills and a highly structured approach that supports your ability to teach a range of subjects to our students.
The school provides a person-centred curriculum, adapted to each child and young person’s developmental and learning needs, offering a variety of educational programs designed to meet the needs of students with severe to complex learning needs, Autism, communication and sensory processing difficulties, and associated behaviours.
This role provides an opportunity to lead a subject area of Literacy or Numeracy as part of the school’s Middle Leadership Team. We are looking for a candidate who will take the lead to plan, co-ordinate and quality assure their given subject area to ensure that the subject is consistently well planned throughout the school, paying special attention to the structure, methodology and delivery of the learning experience. Bringing their experience of practical, experiential and therapeutic education strategies to bear, the successful candidate will ensure that our students really engage in learning and are given all the tools they need to progress.
In order to be successful in this role, you will:
- Have attained Qualified Teaching Status;
- Have experience of co-ordinating, leading and quality assuring your subject area of Literacy/English and Numeracy/ Maths as subject Leader;
- Have experience of the National Curriculum framework;
- Have experience of working with young people with a range of learning needs and destination aims, and developing appropriate strategies to help them achieve their goals;
- Excellent communication and organisational skills with a practical approach to engaging pupils;
- Have experience of working with children/young people with special educational needs and learning disabilities who may be on the autistic spectrum;
- Have experience preparing students for examinations and assessments.
The successful applicants will have a positive can-do attitude and good sense of humour that will make learning engaging for the students that you come into contact with.
In return we can offer:
- A welcoming friendly community providing an opportunity to work with a fantastic group of young people
- A happy and supportive working environment with high expectations and standards of teaching & learning
- Teaching teams who work collaboratively to share expertise and workload
- Excellent supportive staff committed to achieving exceptionally high standards
- Opportunities for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to support career progression
- CPD and career progression;
- Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme;
- Free coffee and tea provided;
- Free on-site parking;
- On site lunches available to staff
Closing date for applications: Friday 10th June 2022
Interviews: To be held Wednesday 22nd June - Friday 24th June 2022
CVs will not be accepted