This job expired on 13 June 2024

  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    13 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

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Full-time equivalent salary

MPS- UPS3 plus SEN 1

Classroom Teacher - SEN- Semi Formal TLG job summary

Broomfield South SILC

‘Investing in Individuals, Transforming Lives’

Broom Place, Belle Isle, Leeds LS10 3JP

Semi-Formal Teaching and Learning Group – Teacher Vacancy

Salary Scale: MPS/UPS + SEN 1

Contract Type: Permanent

Start Date: 1st September 2024

Job Advertised: 24th May 2024

Closing Date: 13th June 2024 -midday

Interviews: Thursday 20th June 2024

Please contact school if you would like to talk further about the position or arrange a visit and we will happily show you around.

The vacancy is suitable for experienced teachers and ECTs.

Please be aware we do not accept applications direct from agencies and also CVs.

This teaching post is an exciting opportunity to join the teaching team within our Semi-Formal Teaching and Learning Group. The Semi-Formal curriculum is focused on each individual’s EHCP targets and develops key skills of effective communication, confidence, resilience and independence. Learning is organised into the main areas of; Communication and Literacy, Problem Solving, Maths, My World, Creative and Sensory and Movement. Delivery of areas of learning such as mathematical concepts and literacy skills may be delivered as discrete subjects dependent on the needs of the individual learner. Learners in this TLG span KS1 – KS4 and are working between the top end of The Engagement Model and Year 1, end of year expectations.

The successful candidate will excel in meeting the diverse needs of our pupils. You will be supported within your class by a team of Learning Support Assistants and by a Middle and Senior Leadership Team who have a secure understanding of the rewards and challenges of teaching in our school. Our staff are passionate about developing the learning and life chances and opportunities of our pupils and young people.

Our young people (2-19) have a wide range of special educational needs, including Autistic Spectrum Condition.

We offer an inclusive setting operating on the main Broomfield site and three mainstream partnership sites:

  • Windmill Primary School
  • Rodillian Academy
  • Future Steps Hub (White Rose Business Park)

This enables us to meet a wide variety of pupils’ needs and provide support and advice to the community

Staff can be expected to work on any of the four sites if required.

The successful candidates will have;

  • Experience and skills of teaching pupils with a wide range of Special Educational Needs including ASC
  • Knowledge and practical experience of teaching early communication, English and Maths.
  • The ability to offer a range of inspirational teaching, learning, assessment and behaviour management strategies to ensure learning is engaging and inclusive
  • High expectations, commitment and enthusiasm for both the personal and educational development of all pupils
  • Excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills
  • An ability to work collaboratively with parents, carers, multi- professionals and outside agencies
  • The ability to work effectively within a team
  • A passion for education and willingness to support staff in enabling all our pupils to reach their potential
  • A commitment to making contributions to the life of the school
  • A commitment to the provision of a high quality education for all

In addition the following personal qualities;

  • Positive and creative attitude
  • Resilience
  • Enthusiasm and the ability to motivate and inspire others
  • Able to use initiative
  • Willingness to reflect and share effective practice with others

In return we can offer:

  • Friendly, enthusiastic and highly motivated pupils and young people
  • The support of our strong, caring and committed staff team
  • A comprehensive CPD programme with a commitment to developing your skills and career progression

We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds. Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of sex, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age, or disability.

Safeguarding Recruitment Statement

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Access: The Broomfield main site and our partnership sites have disabled access facilities, including a lift.

For further details and recruitment pack please contact Broomfield South SILC by email broomfield@broomfieldschool.org.uk visit our website; www.broomfieldschool.org.uk

or by telephoning Lyndsay Beddoes on 0113 2771603

Please note that Broomfield South SILC operates No Smoking policy

Reg Charity no; 1143948

Commitment to safeguarding

Broomfield SILC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies.

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About Broomfield South SILC

School type
Special school, ages 2 to 19
School size
224 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

We are an all-age generic special school serving South Leeds. We cater for a wide range of learning needs from moderate learning difficulties; severe learning difficulties; complex and multiple learning needs to Asperger’s and Autism. Some students have additional needs – physical; medical; speech and language; visual, hearing or sensory impairment.

Many pupils are based on our main Broomfield site and in addition some within our mainstream partnership sites - Windmill Music Federation and Rodillian Academy, where opportunities for mainstream inclusion are maximised, if appropriate.

Our motto is ‘Investing in Individuals, Transforming Lives’ reflected in our aim to provide a nurturing and stimulating school environment in which all pupils are encouraged to adopt a healthy lifestyle and feel happy, safe and secure. Our pupils demonstrate a strong sense of community and fairness for all. We endeavour to help our pupils take their place in society and be tolerant, understanding and respectful of the rights of others.

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