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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    6 July 2023 at 2:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - September 2023 to August 2024

Pay scale

MPS

Additional allowances

SEN and TLR allowances

What skills and experience we're looking for

This post offers an experienced teacher the opportunity to develop their professional expertise. We are looking for someone who is:

  • An intelligent and reflective practitioner seeking to extend their professional skills
  • Flexible in their approach to school life and positive in outlook
  • Well organised and calm with a systematic approach to learning
  • Able to work as a member of a team, providing motivation and support to colleagues
  • Able to teach within the EYFS curriculum and the early stages of the national curriculum ensuring pupils make progress

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information.

What the school offers its staff

Westfield is a calm, friendly and exciting place to work with superb space and facilities, a committed and welcoming team of staff and governors and strong, supportive management. We can offer you:

  • Professional development opportunities
  • Innovative approaches to teaching and learning
  • A positive, caring and forward thinking environment
  • Frequent and regular bespoke training and support to fully develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of SEN

Please see the attached School Information and visit www.westfieldschoolbucks.org for more information

Further details about the role

If you would like to find out more about our school or arrange an informal discussion with Tara Deakes, Headteacher, please contact the school office by telephone 01628 533125 or email westfield@westfield.bucks.sch.uk.

An application pack is attached. You can also obtain one using the contact details above or by visiting our website www.westfieldschoolbucks.org.

Completed applications should be emailed to westfield@westfield.bucks.sch.uk. Only applications submitted on the current Buckinghamshire Council application form will be considered. Please note we do not accept CV’s.

Interview date: To be confirmed (applications will be considered on receipt and we reserve the right to interview candidates before the closing date and withdraw the post if an appointment is made )

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants are required to declare:

  • All unspent convictions and conditional cautions
  • All spent convictions and adult cautions that are not protected (i.e. that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020).

It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in a regulated activity relevant to children. All shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a self-disclosure form and return it prior to the interview.

Commitment to safeguarding

Westfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made subject to satisfactory Enhanced DBS, Teaching Regulation Agency, Childcare Disqualification, Qualification and Reference checks.

As part of the shortlisting process, we will carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on the shortlisted candidates. This may help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which the school might want to explore with the applicant at interview.

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About Westfield School

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 11
School size
78 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01628 533125

We are a coeducational primary special school for children who learn within the National Curriculum expectations at a MLd needs relevant level, and who experience difficulties arising from communication and interaction. The vast majority of our pupils also have a diagnosis of ASd. The school’s expansion allows us to build on our success at the forefront of pioneering practice driven by evidence based development of innovative approaches to learning.

Please see the attached School Information and visit www.westfieldschoolbucks.org for more information.

Arranging a visit to Westfield School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email westfield@westfield.bucks.sch.uk.

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