Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPR/UPR Plus TLR 2

Additional allowances

TLR

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you passionate about shaping young minds and fostering a love for English literature and language? The Rise School is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic English Lead to join our dynamic team.

As the English Lead, you will play a pivotal role in developing, planning, and delivering a high-quality and engaging curriculum for students in Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 4. You will ignite a passion for English that inspires every student to reach their full potential, including excelling in their GCSEs.

About Us

The Rise School is a thriving special school based in Feltham, west London educating autistic pupils aged four to 18. It was set up by the Ambitious about Autism Schools Trust in 2014. This vibrant learning community equips young people with the academic qualifications and personal skill set needed to thrive in the world, socially, emotionally and, in time, in the workplace. The Rise School offers pupils the best of both worlds: special needs provision combined with a curriculum guided by, and reaching beyond, the national curriculum. Located on the same campus as the Tudor Park Education Trust, a secondary mainstream school, The Rise School enables pupils to access learning and social opportunities alongside their mainstream peers, whilst receiving the specialist support they need

Here's what we offer:

  • A chance to make a real difference: The Rise School was established in 2014 under the government's free school programme by the Ambitious about Autism Schools Trust. Our core purpose? To prepare pupils not just for academic success, but for life beyond school.
  • A commitment to holistic education: At The Rise School, we believe in equal priority for both academic and social outcomes. Our students not only gain essential qualifications but also develop the skills needed to thrive in further education, employment, and society.
  • A supportive environment: Join a team of dedicated educators who are passionate about creating a positive learning environment where every student can flourish.
  • Room for growth: As part of The Rise School community, you'll have access to professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and further your career.

If you're ready to inspire and empower the next generation of English scholars, we want to hear from you! Apply now to join our vibrant team at The Rise School and help shape the future of education.

Closing date- 15th April 2024

Shortlist date- 16th April

Interview date- week commencing 22nd April 2024

Start Date- September 2024

The Safeguarding responsibilities of the post as per the job description and personal specification.Whether the post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendment to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2021. This means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected', so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in theDBS Filter Guidance.

Ambitious about Autism is fully committed to equality of opportunity and diversity and we warmly welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates. We welcome applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, disability, or age. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

Ambitious about Autism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.


What the school offers its staff

  • A chance to make a real difference: The Rise School was established in 2014 under the government's free school programme by the Ambitious about Autism Schools Trust. Our core purpose? To prepare pupils not just for academic success, but for life beyond school.
  • A commitment to holistic education: At The Rise School, we believe in equal priority for both academic and social outcomes. Our students not only gain essential qualifications but also develop the skills needed to thrive in further education, employment, and society.
  • A supportive environment: Join a team of dedicated educators who are passionate about creating a positive learning environment where every student can flourish.
  • Room for growth: As part of The Rise School community, you'll have access to professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and further your career.

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)
medical
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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About The Rise Free School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 19
School size
136 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Phone number
+447510315186

The Rise Free School is a special, primary and secondary school in Feltham, Middelsex for pupils with a primary diagnosis of ASD.

Arranging a visit to The Rise Free School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email blowe@ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk.

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