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  • Start date details

    1 January 2024 or sooner

  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hrs per week

Contract type

Fixed term - until 31.8.2024 (but may become permanent)

Pay scale

M1 to M6

Additional allowances

SEN allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

Classroom Teacher (Primary or Secondary trained )

(Please specify your areas of experience / qualification when applying)

(MPS + SEN1)

Temporary until August 2024 (may become permanent for the right candidate), full-time position, ECTs may apply

To start January 2024 or sooner, if possible

(please confirm any required notice period when applying)

St Mary’s is a residential special school and college for pupils / students with a range of special educational needs, including speech, language and communication, autism and other associated difficulties. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, flexible and innovative teacher.

We welcome applications from highly successful and experienced primary, secondary, mainstream or special school teachers. We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates who have successfully worked with children with SEND current or previous experience.

We would like to appoint a teacher who is able to adapt well to new challenges and is committed to raising achievement, has the ability to demonstrate outstanding practice and high ambition for our pupils / students. The successful candidate will be especially skilled in differentiating planning, implementing additional support programs to meet pupils’ / students’ specific needs and who is able to manage a support staff team.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • An understanding & interest in SEN, with experience in working with pupils / students requiring additional support in accessing the curriculum;
  • The ability to ensure aspirational progress for all pupils / students, regardless of their prior attainment, which is usually significantly below age related expectations;
  • The ability to work effectively within a team, providing direction to support staff delivering targeted intervention programmes.

What the school offers its staff

We offer a high quality learning environment, a friendly and welcoming staff team, access to excellent resources and our pupils / students are a delight to work with!

Further details about the role

Please e-mail the school, for an application pack: cbolongaro@stmarysbexhill.org

Applicants are encouraged to discuss the post by arrangement:

Please call the school office to speak to

Natalie Edwards, Principal: 01424 730740

Closing date for applications is NOON on Monday 27th November 2023, interviews will be held w/c 4th December.

For safer recruitment purposes, we do not accept CVs by way of application.

St Mary’s is an equal opportunities employer. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful applicants are required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and an online search will be carried out for all shortlisted applicants.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About St Mary's School and 6th Form College

School type
Special school, Inter- / non- denominational, ages 5 to 19
School size
111 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 19
Phone number
01424 730740

St Mary’s is a residential special school and college for children with a range of special educational needs, including speech, language and communication, autism and other associated difficulties.

Arranging a visit to St Mary's School and 6th Form College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email cbolongaro@stmarysbexhill.org.

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