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  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    8 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    14 September 2021

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Contract type
Main Pay Scale

Job summary

Working as our ‘Thrive’ Pathway leader we require you to have ambition and drive to develop our PMLD & complex SLD Pathway. You will join a team of professionals, working with pupils with a range of profound and complex learning needs, often with additional visual or hearing impairments, medical conditions and/ or sensory processing disorders.

You will be an inspirational lead, implementing methods to enhance teaching and learning across our Thrive Pathway. You will work with and manage a small team of Teachers and Teaching Assistants. You will provide vision, leadership and direction for the continuing development of our Thrive Pathway. You will be part of a highly motivated and skilled team and will be given extensive support to develop your full potential.

We are looking for a ‘team player’ who will support the development of our whole-school values, in which raising of pupils’ attainment is central to your work on a day to day basis. The school community will need to see you as a highly effective leader who is able to lead by example by being an excellent practitioner. You will need to be innovative, creative, forward thinking and have a passion for working with the vulnerable children in our school to ensure they get the education and care they deserve.

Additional allowances

SEN Allowance

Applying for the job

An application form must be completed, this can be found on the Elms Bank School website.

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
School size
279 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

About Elms Bank

Elms Bank is a vibrant and forward thinking generic secondary special school based in Bury, Greater Manchester. All our pupils have a Statement of Special Educational Needs. Our age-range is from 11 to 19 and we currently have 249 pupils in school. Our pupils are divided between 34 classes including specialist classes for pupils who are on the autistic spectrum. Our intake is mainly from Millwood Primary Special School and a range of mainstream primary schools across Bury. We also accommodate pupils who come from other local authorities. This will depend on the availability of places.

School location

Ripon Avenue, Bury, Lancashire, M45 8PJ

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