Hours of work: 32.5
Working pattern: Full-time
Fixed term for: 10 months
Closing date: Midday Friday 9 October 2023
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
The Southfield Trust
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
Hazel Court School Secondary School in Eastbourne is looking to appoint excellent, self-motivated and inspirational class teachers who are committed to a pupil-centred approach to learning and who are dedicated to creating exciting, purposeful and challenging learning opportunities.
Hazel Court is a dynamic Special School for pupils with severe learning disabilities and complex needs. The academy is part of The Southfield Trust which works in partnership with The Lindfield School and The South Downs School. The Southfield Trust is currently in an exciting phase of development including a new school, Summerdown School, which opened autumn of 2022.
Our aim at Hazel Court is to achieve the best possible outcomes for our young people for their future lives. Hazel Court is a positive environment with a very welcoming and highly supportive whole staff team approach.
The successful candidate will be:
- Innovative, creative and passionate about what they do for each individual learner.
- Able to contribute towards developing the independence, communication and self-regulation of each individual learner.
- Committed to working with parents/carers and other professionals resulting in the best possible life outcomes and future opportunities.
- Collaborative in their approach towards supporting the wider work of the school and Trust.
Applications are encouraged from applicants with experience of supporting pupils with a range of special educational needs or who may have some experience but more than anything a willingness to learn through collaborative working with other skilled staff. Early Career Teachers (ECTs) are welcome to apply.
A fixed Term post is offered for 1 year from September 2023.
The paid hours of work are 32.5 (full-time hours).
The salary range is from £28,000 to £38,810 (Main pay scale) plus an SEN Allowance of £2,384 per annum.
Please note that this salary is based on the September 2022 pay scale. 2023 pay scale to be confirmed and backdated to start date.
You are encouraged to visit the school - please contact Hazel Court School directly to arrange a visit or for an informal chat about the post - email email@example.com or phone 01323 465720
This post is initially required for Hazel Court Secondary, however, candidates should be aware they may be required to work on any one of the Trust’s sites.
A teaching post application form, job description and person specification can be accessed via the Vacancies tab on our Trust Website at www.thesouthfieldtrust.com.
We look forward to receiving your application. We do not accept CVs. Your application will be accepted if sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for this post is midday on Monday 9th October 2023
Interviews to be held in the week of 16th October 2023
If you do not receive a response to your application by Friday, 27th October you can assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.The Southfield Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Employment will be subject to satisfactory DBS Enhanced clearance and references
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.