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  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    31 October 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachersSEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stages
Early years, KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Will consider full time, part time, job share
Contract type

Job summary

Medeshamstede Academy has an exciting opportunity for an outstanding classroom practitioner looking for an exciting role in a special school for pupils with autism.

About the role:

We are seeking to appoint a class teacher who is committed to providing a caring, inclusive learning experience for all pupils. What we are really looking for is someone passionate about working with pupils with autism and who will contribute fully to our Academy community, ethos and values.

To be successful you will need to be:

- experience with ASD and SEMH, or ethusiasm in gaining experience in these areas
- familiar with differentiating for a range of learning needs including person-centred approaches
- creative, resilient, enthusiastic and dedicated to ensuring that pupils’ individual provision in EHCPs is fully implemented to ensure their needs are met
- able to contribute to our culture of learning to enable pupils to achieve their aspirations and prepare them well for their next steps in education and adulthood
- Experience of working with young people with autism is required.

This role is suitable for both an experienced professional, with a passion for inclusion who wishes to progress their career in a specialist SEND setting or an early careers teacher who is looking to gain experience and develop with this setting.

We can offer you:

- Amazing pupils who are a joy to teach: every day is different!
- The opportunity to teach in a dynamic, thriving and diverse school community and work in collaboration with our partner organisations including Autism Education Trust and Skills Builder Partnership towards a common mission, joined by shared values, strategy and outcomes
- A shared purpose: working in partnership with staff teams, therapists, families and stakeholders to continue raising standards and achieve our vision.
- Dedicated planning, preparation and assessment time.

Additional allowances

SEN Allowance

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School overview

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 16
Education phase
School size
121 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16

About Medeshamstede Academy

About us:

Medeshamstede Academy opened in 2012 as a new, purpose-built provision within Greenwood Academies Trust. All pupils have an Education, Health and Care plan with autism as their main presenting need. Our curriculum is broad and relevant; delivered through termly themed imaginative learning projects which support appropriate pre-formal, semi-formal and formal learning pathways towards independent learning. In key stage 4, a range of accreditation is offered from entry level to GCSE to prepare pupils for their next stage of education.

In return:

The academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust, look to support staff in their careers and offer first class CPD, training through the Learning Alliance and a generous pension scheme.

We believe in looking after the people who make a huge difference to our children, their families and the communities we serve. That’s why we give everyone who joins a Perkbox account – with 24/7 access to perks and discounts, plus curated wellbeing tools to look after your physical and mental health. It’s part of our commitment to look after you.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

Hundreds of global and local perks, available online 24/7
Shopping discounts from the biggest brands, all year round
Save money on everything from the supermarket shop to summer holidays
A free Employee Assistance Programme from Health Assured
If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.

School location

Reeves Way, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 5LQ

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