9 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible, upon completion of all pre-employment checks with satisfactory results.

  • Closing date

    31 July 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    1 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Term time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Salary range: M1 to M6 £30,000 to £41,333

Additional allowances

SEN allowance £2539 per year

What skills and experience we're looking for

In order to carry out this role you will enjoy working with students who have specialeducational needs, have an appreciation of the positive attitudes required to encourage independence in our students together with high expectations and respect towards students, common sense, warmth and a sense of humour.

You will also be enthusiastic and caring, trustworthy and reliable, resilient, healthy, and committed to working aspart of a team. Flexibility and a commitment to training is expected. We welcome applications from both primary and secondary sector and applications from Early Career Teachers wishing to work in special education are also welcome. Training will be provided for those wishing to specialise in SEN teaching.

What the school offers its staff

Part of the Vale Federation of Schools, Stocklake Park Secondary School is a specialschool which caters for students who have moderate to severe learning difficulties. There are currently 108 students at the main site. The school follows a primary model and is designed to meet individual educational needs and develop social and personal skills. The curriculum is organised to give students the opportunity to experience and explore different subjects. We provide high quality education and care and students have access to a range of therapies, multi-agency professionals and a team of therapists who support students’ needs. We offer an excellent training package for staff together with a fantastic opportunity to become part of an innovative and forward thinking team who are providing a therapeutic and unique learning environment for its pupils. All students have access to swimming at our primary site, a rebound centre and purpose built outdoor spaces including a MUGA (multi use games area) and playground equipment. We are close to bus and train links and on-site parking is available for staff.

Further details about the role

Reporting to the Head of School, the successful applicant will take responsibility for theeducation and welfare of a designated group of children, leading and managing additional adults within the classroom. In this busy, sometimes challenging, but rewarding role, you will work closely with colleagues to plan and deliver appropriate schemes of work closely matching the learning experiences offered with the individual needs of the child. The role includes maintaining assessment records and reporting on pupils’ progress and attainment in accordance with school policy. We have other professionals on site; Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Physiotherapists, supporting teaching and learning with whom you will liaise and work with co-operatively.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Vale Federation of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to provide two satisfactory references, undertake pre-employment checks including a health check and have a cleared Enhanced Disclosure & Barring check. An online search (including social media) will be carried out for all shortlisted candidates as part of our recruitment process.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@thevalefederation.com

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About Stocklake Park Community School

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 19
School size
104 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01296 427221

Part of the Vale Federation of Schools, Stocklake Park Secondary School is a special school which caters for students who have moderate to severe learning difficulties. There are currently 100 students at the main site. The school follows a primary model and is designed to meet individual educational needs and develop social and personal skills. The curriculum is organised to give students the opportunity to experience and explore different subjects. We provide high quality education and care and students have access to a range of therapies, multi-agency professionals and a team of therapists who support students’ needs. We offer an excellent training package for staff together with a fantastic opportunity to become part of an innovative and forward thinking team who are providing a therapeutic and unique learning environment for its pupils. All students have access to swimming at our primary site, a rebound centre and purpose built outdoor spaces including a MUGA (multi use games area) and playground equipment. We are close to bus and train links and on-site parking is available for staff.

Arranging a visit to Stocklake Park Community School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@thevalefederation.com.

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