Class Teacher

The Bridge School, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP8 3ND

66 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    21 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

MPR + SEN (£25,714 - £36,961 + £2,270 per annum)

Class Teacher job summary

This is an exciting opportunity to join The Bridge School, which joined the Unity Schools Partnership multi academy trust in June 2019: it is full of delightful pupils with a dedicated staff team who are ambitious to be ensure that the school provides the very best service to families.

At this exciting time for the school, we are looking for an inspirational Class Teacher with a passion for SEND and a creative, innovative approach to delivering the curriculum, to join us and make an impact on the learning of our students. We are looking for candidates with the motivation and determination to ensure that students make progress and also to improve and boost their experience.

The Bridge Special School is an over-subscribed school educating children and young people between the ages of 4 - 16 who have a wide range of communication, physical, and profound and multiple learning difficulties. Many of the pupils are on the Autistic Spectrum. The school serves a catchment area that covers Ipswich and surrounding areas of Suffolk. The whole school is based on one campus, with the primary building constructed and opened in 2015 and a new, purpose-built secondary complex that opened in 2021.

The school is part of a collaborative, forward thinking Academy Trust of 30 schools. Unity Schools Partnership will be creating a network of special schools working together as we have recently opened a new special school in Ipswich, have approval to open two further special schools in Bury St. Edmunds and Romford, as well as already having a special school in Haverhill.

You will be supported in your role by experienced SEND leaders who will be available to offer advice and guidance as the school moves forward under their leadership. Significant training and development are available through opportunities for professional development, research, teacher training and collaboration between schools and across phases.

For more information, to arrange a visit or an informal discussion about the role please contact Tina Sharman, Deputy Headteacher by emailtina.sharman@thebridgeschool.org.ukor phone 01473 556200.

Closing Date:09:00am 31st July 2022

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via our careers website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site.

In line with safer recruitment, we are unable to accept CVs. Failure to complete an application form satisfactorily may result in not being shortlisted for the post.

Unity Schools Partnership is committed tosafer recruitment,equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

We care deeply about inclusive working practices and diverse teams. If you’d prefer to work part-time or as a job-share, we’ll facilitate this wherever we can – whether to help you meet other commitments or to help you strike a great work-life balance. We’re keen to ensure we’re designing an organisation that works for everyone, so we particularly encourage applications from different under-represented groups.

Unity Schools Partnership, welcoming diversity.

Applying for the job

To apply, please visit https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/178108TVS

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Supporting documents

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About The Bridge School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 16
Education phase
School size
160 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 16
Contact phone number
01473 556200

The Bridge Special School is an over-subscribed school educating children and young people between the ages of 4 - 16 who have a wide range of communication, physical, and profound and multiple learning difficulties. Many of the pupils are on the Autistic Spectrum. The school serves a catchment area that covers Ipswich and surrounding areas of Suffolk. The whole school is based on one campus, with the primary building constructed and opened in 2015 and a new, purpose-built secondary complex that opened in 2021.

Arranging a visit to The Bridge School

For more information, to arrange a visit or an informal discussion about the role please contact Tina Sharman, Deputy Headteacher by email tina.sharman@thebridgeschool.org.uk or phone 01473 556200.

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