Hours of work: Full-time teachers' hours
Working pattern: Full-time
Fixed term for: Until 31 August 2021, or the end of the maternity leave cover
Salary details: Includes an SEN allowance of £2,270 per annum
Closing date: Friday 22 January 2021, noon
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Please note, we do not accept CVs.
This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.
The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision. Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.
If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.
About the role
Torfield School wishes to appoint an enthusiastic, flexible and innovative temporary Primary Teacher (Maternity Cover) MPS/UPS + SEN 1.
We are a primary special school for pupils with autism, communication and associated learning difficulties.
We require an exceptionally talented teacher for 4-6 terms (negotiable, from April 2021) who is flexible and able to adapt well to new challenges. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of success and an ability to progress the learning of pupils with SEN. It is possible that the post may be advertised as a permanent position later in the school year.
Torfield is a popular and successful special school and offers a high quality learning environment, excellent resources, motivated and delightful pupils who work hard to overcome barriers to learning and a collaborative, positive and friendly staff team. We welcome applications from highly successful mainstream or special school primary teachers.
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
- Knowledge and understanding of pupils with autism and speech, language and communication difficulties
- An understanding and interest in SEN, preferably with experience in working with pupils who require additional support in accessing the curriculum
- The ability to support the raising of standards and to accelerate pupil progress regardless of their prior attainment, which is usually significantly below age related expectations
- The ability to work effectively within a team
Please e-mail Sam James, Executive PA: firstname.lastname@example.org for an application pack.
Applicants are encouraged to visit by arrangement with the school office.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).
For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.