21 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    22 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£32,407 - £48,055

Additional allowances

SEN Allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is an exciting opportunity to join a brand-new special school, part of the Unity Schools Partnership multi-academy trust, which opens in September 2023. You will have the chance to join the founding team of the school, contributing to shaping provision to transform the lives of generations of children: you will make the difference and be the difference.

At the beginning of the school journey, we are looking for inspirational Class Teachers with a passion for SEN and a creative, innovative approach to developing and delivering the curriculum. Join us and to make an impact on the learning and life chances of our students.

We are looking for candidates with the motivation, resilience and determination to ensure that students make progress, improve their experience of education and prepare them to lead fulfilling lives.We will educate young people between the ages of 7-16 who have a wide range of Social Emotional and Mental Health needs. Many of the pupils may also be on the Autistic Spectrum. The school serves a catchment area that covers Havering and surrounding areas of East London. The school will also be adding to our network of special schools, alongside Sir Bobby Robson School, Ipswich, The Bridge School, Ipswich and Churchill Special School, Haverhill and Sir Peter Hall School, Bury St Edmund’s.

What the school offers its staff

You will be supported in your role by experienced special education leaders who will be available to offer advice and guidance as the school moves forward under their leadership. Significant training and development are available through opportunities for professional development, research, teacher training and collaboration between schools and across phases.

Commitment to safeguarding

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

Applying for the job

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About St Edward's Church of England Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
537 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to St Edward's Church of England Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email headteacher@unityromfordspecial.org.

School location

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