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  • Job start date

    8 April 2024

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    12 February 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - April - August in the first instance

Pay scale

Grade 8 - Grade 10

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you driven to make a positive change to the lives of young people? Are you excited by challenge, motivated, resilient and caring? We want your skills to help shape the futures of our amazing young people, to help them to become the best they can be. Our school is unique, full of love and laughter, and as a dedicated team of supportive colleagues, we hold the young people at the heart of everything we do. We want you to join our team, we want you to be a part of the change for our children and young people who may have never had a positive experience of education, we want you to help us to make a difference

Can we promise everyday will be easy? No.

Can we promise that every day will be challenge-free? No.

Can we promise that you’ll love every second at our school? Absolutely.

Our staff set the highest standards in behaviour and achievement for all pupils in a supportive environment in which children are treated as individuals. The curriculum is designed to provide everyone with choices at each stage in their development. We celebrate success and encourage all pupils to develop broader life skills, investing in the whole child. We are incredibly proud of the achievements of all our pupils and trust that you will feel the same as we work together to ensure the successful future for them.

We are looking for someone who can

  • Build and maintain relationships with our young people and their families.
  • Monitor attendance and truancy issues for pupils who access alternative provisions and devise and implement intervention strategies to improve these issues
  • Oversee and quality assure Alternative Provision
  • Liaising with all external agencies involved with our families
  • Work with our pupils, staff and alternative providers to find the education that best suits our pupils’ needs
  • Effect real change and improvements to the lives and life chances of our amazing young people.

Come and make a difference to the life chances of our young people.

Woodlands is a special school for pupils who have social, emotional and mental health needs. We are proud of the high expectations and aspirations we set for every child and young person, providing an inspiring environment where everyone can learn and achieve.

We provide ambitious and exciting opportunities through well-designed and individualised curriculum packages.

You will be part of a highly effective, supportive team who readily share best practice amongst the team.

You will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with individual children, young people and their parents. You will find each day rewarding, making the difference, and providing support and nurture for children and parents alike.

You will join us in celebrating success and encouraging all our young people to develop broader life skills, investing in them as a whole child.

We are incredibly proud of the achievements of all our pupils and trust that you will feel the same as we work together to ensure the successful future for them.



What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • Excellent professional learning and support at every stage in your career, with opportunity for continued personal development through our Talent Pathway
  • Career development opportunities
  • Excellent resources and facilities
  • A core belief in staff wellbeing and work life balance for all, evidenced in policy and practice
  • Benefits including funded counselling, physiotherapy and GP and other medical support
  • As a school in the Marches Academy Trust teachers have opportunities to engage with staff across the Trust to support and collaborate with peers and colleagues in sharing the expertise across our family of 10 schools.

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About Woodlands School

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 16
School size
50 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 16
Phone number
01939 232372

Woodlands is a special school for pupils who have social, emotional and mental health needs. We are part of the Marches Academy Trust, based in the beautiful county of Shropshire

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