5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    24 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    5 January 2022

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
English, Mathematics, Science
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Fringe Teacher Pay Scale

Job summary

We are recruiting for a class teacher for an Advanced learner KS3 and/or 4 class.

This role can be applied for as just class teacher or as a class teacher who is a cohort lead.

As a teacher who is a cohort lead will be responsible for 1 class in collaboration with the ABA Supervisor (direct teaching time .6). Each class has a senior tutor to assist in day to day program implementation and monitoring and pupil support is provided on a 1:1 or 1:2 ratio by our ABA Tutors, based on student needs.

The main purpose of the Cohort lead job:

• Take specific responsibility and accountability for the day to day management and organisation of your cohort of classes

• Be an excellent classroom practitioner

• Have an impact on educational progress beyond your assigned pupils

• Line manage and appraise identified staff, including mentoring of class teachers (sometimes including Trainees or NQTs)

• Assist in the smooth running of the school at all times, including being responsible with the other middle leaders for the school in the absence of the headteacher, and other members of the SLT

Benefits of joining the team at FBS:

Ongoing support and mentoring by our Senior Leaders

Regular collaboration with a team of BCBAs and BCaBAs

Collaboration with Speech and Occupational Therapists, in addition to other specialists (e.g. Art Therapists)

Collaboration with other Curriculum Leaders

Crisis Management training

Candidates will possess the following:

A positive, solution-focused attitude

The ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team

The ability to deliver teaching in a fun, enthusiastic and systematic way to a variety of learners

Experience working with children on the Autism spectrum

Please review both the Class teacher and Cohort Lead job descriptions and person specifications.

Please note in your personal statement if you are applying for the Class teacher role only or the role as Cohort Lead.

The interview day will be the 28th of January and is a full day.

Additional allowances

SEN allowance
plus potential leadership allowance if doing the cohort lead role of £4809

Applying for the job

Please complete the online application.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 16
Education phase
School size
84 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Contact phone number

About Forest Bridge School

Forest Bridge School is a Special Free School for children (4-16 years) with autism which opened in September 2015 and has moved into our purpose built building in March 2021. The school’s vision is: To be a leading provider of education for children and young adults with the primary diagnosis of autism. Combining Applied Behaviour Analysis, evidence-based therapy and effective personalised curriculums to enable pupils to fulfil their potential, prepare for adulthood and lead happy lives.

Arranging a visit to Forest Bridge School

School visits or a phone call with the headteacher are highly recommended prior to applying.
Contact: head@forestbridgeschool.org.uk to arrange.

School location

Braywick Road, Maidenhead, SL6 1BN

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