5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    21 May 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    28 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
English
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
M1-M6 (£26,948 - £38,174) or up to UPS2 (£41,295) (depending on experience)

Job summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic, versatile and motivated teacher of English able to deliver high quality teaching and learning across Key Stages 3, 4 and Post 16 to small groups of secondary aged girls with moderate learning difficulties. This post holder would also be expected to take pastoral responsibility for a group of 12 girls.

The successful candidate will be either an experienced or newly qualified English teacher who would like to join an established and successful department in our very special school. You will be a talented teacher who is also a good team player and who can inspire and motivate girls with learning difficulties. You must have excellent subject knowledge and the passion to pass this on to the pupils you teach. We will support you in understanding and managing the special needs of our pupils, and give you an invaluable insight and appreciation of the rewards to be gained from working in a school such as ours.

Employee benefits

plus SEN 1 Allowance of £2,270

Applying for the job

To apply: Please complete the application form and write a letter of application (preferably in word) addressing each of the bullet points in the person specification. Please email your application form to recruit@alfristonschool.com for the attention of Ellie Davison.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
School size
154 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01494 673740

About Alfriston School

Alfriston is an outstanding Special School with Sports College status for girls aged 11-19 with moderate learning difficulties and speech and language and communication difficulties. We currently have 150 girls on roll. We became an Academy on 1st March 2012. The school has been delivering high quality education since 1950. All the pupils have an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) and are taught in small groups. Our staff are specialist subject teachers and are experienced in working with a range of special needs and abilities.

Pupils attend Alfriston from all over Buckinghamshire and some neighbouring counties. We also have weekly boarding provision for 20 pupils.

We consider the staff team as our most valuable resource. Training and development is a high priority in the school. There is also personal support given to staff to manage the diverse and challenging work needed to support pupils with significant special needs.

At present there are 60 staff employed at the school working in the teaching, support, residential and administrative teams. We are proud of the excellent standard of education provided at Alfriston.

Arranging a visit to Alfriston School

If you would like to make an informal visit or phone call please contact Mrs Ellie Davison, via the school email recruit@alfristionschool.com who will be delighted to arrange this for you with the Head of English.

School location

Penn Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 2TS

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