Class Teacher (Primary) Medeshamstede Academy, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Job description

Are you an inspirational Primary Teacher who is passionate about enhancing the provision for children and young people with special educational needs? The Academy has a primary focus for children and young people who have Autistic/Asperger’s Spectrum Disorder.

About the role and you:
We wish to recruit someone who is committed to providing a welcoming, stimulating learning experience for all pupils, what we are really looking for is someone that is passionate about working with special needs pupils and someone who is willing to contribute to the broader academy life.

To be successful you will be a creative, enthusiastic individual dedicated to ensuring that pupils’ needs are met, providing them with a positive learning journey and helping them to achieve their aspirations. You will need to have experience of adapting lessons to make them accessible to all pupils but appropriately challenging.

About us:
Medeshamstede Academy is a special academy in Peterborough for pupils with autism. The age range is from 4-16 years with a wide range of ability. All pupils have autism and some have SEMH and other complex needs.
We are looking for someone who can show enthusiasm and commitment to leading and developing our academy within their areas of direct responsibility.

In return:
You will join a team of committed staff who are dedicated to ensuring pupils are prepared for the years beyond education and are supported to pursue their dreams.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Teacher who wishes to work in a unique environment. The role will expose you to challenging situations involving pupils with significant special needs; therefore experience of working with children with Autism would be advantageous. The Trust also values continuing professional development and will ensure that you are given access to a variety of learning opportunities including training courses via the Learning Alliance and opportunities for sharing best practice.

If you would like to arrange a visit, please contact Lisa Lincoln, PA to the Principal on 01733 821 403 to arrange a suitable time.

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.

Essential educational requirements

• Degree level qualification.
• Postgraduate professional Qualification e.g. Postgraduate Certificate in Education.

Essential qualifications

• Degree level qualification.
• Postgraduate professional Qualification e.g. Postgraduate Certificate in Education.

Essential skills and experience

Newly qualified Teachers and experienced Teachers are all encouraged to apply to this post


About Medeshamstede Academy

About us The City of Peterborough Academy Special School opened in a new building in June 2013 to provide education for up to 100 4-18 year olds and has been making excellent progress since then. In September 2017, we were graded as ‘Good’ in our Ofsted inspection, stated that “Behaviour is good, and pupils have positive attitudes to learning and stay safe”. We have high aspirations for the future and aim to be a centre of excellence for educating children with ASC.

Address
Reeves Way, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 5LQ
Phase
Not Applicable
Type
Free School
Website
Medeshamstede Academy website (opens in a new window)