Class Teacher Ravenshall School, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

Job description

Colleagues working in Primary, Secondary or Post 16 settings with experience in teaching pupils with SEND are welcome to apply as we can be flexible with our appointments.
Part time, job share and fixed term positions available.
This Outstanding special school caters for pupils aged 4 – 19 who have learning difficulties and a wide range of medical and complex needs. Many of our pupils also have communication difficulties.

We aim to provide a broad, balanced and fully engaging curriculum which will enable each child to develop emotionally, socially, physically and intellectually to achieve their full potential through a wide range of learning opportunities. Our pupils are enthusiastic and love coming to school. They expect a lot from their teachers!

The successful candidate will have a passion for Special Educational Needs and a creative, inspirational approach to developing and delivering an engaging and personalised curriculum. They will also need to be able to keep up physically with the demands of working within a special school where pupils have wide ranging complex needs.

Applications will be particularly welcome from teachers who have a mainstream background as well as Special Education, as we offer high quality in-house support and CPD for successful candidates joining our forward facing school.

This is an exciting opportunity for a colleague to extend and develop their CPD in new and innovative ways.

We are committed to teachers’ professional development which is recognised within our ‘Investors in People’ Gold Status.

We look forward to hearing from you if you are:
An excellent practitioner, able to set and achieve high standards and expectations of learning and teaching
Have a good understanding of engagement strategies to support positive behaviour for learning approaches
Highly motivated and a team player with drive and vision
An excellent communicator with good interpersonal skills
An exemplary classroom manager, able to supportively lead a great team of Teaching Assistants

Essential educational requirements

Honours Degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Recent experience teaching in a special school
Experience of working with pupils with Special Needs
Evidence of CPD with particular reference to SEN

Employee benefits

We can offer:
A school which values and invests in all our staff by providing a range of bespoke CPD opportunities to enable you to meet all our pupil needs
A well-resourced and enjoyable working environment which cares for and values every staff member
A supportive and collaborative leadership team who welcome new ideas and innovation
A school committed to raising standards which has children and young people at the heart of our maxim “All Different, All Equal, All Important”

About Ravenshall School

Ravensthorpe Road, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF12 9EE
Not Applicable
Special School
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