to our school,
Broomfield SILC is a generic special school for pupils aged 2 to 19
years with 3 sites: our main site and 2 partnership sites at Windmill Primary
and Rodillian Secondary. The SILC is based in the South of Leeds and caters for a wide range of
needs from moderate learning difficulties; severe learning difficulties;
complex and multiple learning needs; Autism and social and emotional and mental
health needs. Some students have additional needs – physical; medical; speech
and language; visual, hearing or sensory impairment. We are a very
popular choice for parents and carers and currently have 228 pupils on roll.
Broomfield secured a
‘Good’ Ofsted in March 2023 where inspectors commented that leaders have ‘high ambitions’ and ‘high aspirations for all pupils’ and
that ‘staff are proud to work in our school’. I am very proud of our school community where
staff are committed to supporting young people to fulfil their potential and
prepare them fully for their future, particularly focusing
on communication, independence, and emotional regulation.
We are looking for a part- time
Home to School Transport driver (initially for a period of 12 months) who
has the commitment, passion and resilience to make a difference to young
peoples’ lives. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone who is
looking for a new challenge in a child focused, supportive environment where
relationships are key. Perhaps you are semi-retired or looking to return
to the work place.
Previous experience of working in a school or with children is not essential
but we are seeking candidates with a D1 Driving Licence and experience of
driving a larger vehicle in and around the Leeds/ Wakefield area. Successful
candidates will be sympathetic to the needs of our children and willing to take
on training to best understand how to support the children’s needs.
In return you will be provided with comprehensive Continuous
Professional Development and will be supported by a professional, knowledgeable
and friendly staff team who will ensure you are fully equipped to meet the
needs of our diverse learners.
The successful candidate will have the following qualities:
- D1 Driving
- Ability to
relate well to children and young people
- Excellent team
- Ability to use
communication skills with children, staff and parents
- Good English
- Basic IT
skills including use of e-mails
- Willingness to
learn, reflect and share effective practice with others
In return we can offer:
with the most inspirational pupils who are respectful, creative and
- The support of
a professional, knowledgeable and inclusive staff team
comprehensive CPD programme with potential for career development
- An opportunity
to be an integral part of a young person’s journey and a real sense of
- A workplace
that listens to all staff and values their skillset and contribution
diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.
Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of sex, sexuality, race,
religion, marital status, age, or disability.
Safeguarding Recruitment Statement
school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and
expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments will be subject to an enhanced
Access: The Broomfield main site and our partnership
sites have disabled access facilities, including a lift.
For further details and recruitment
pack please contact Broomfield South SILC by email firstname.lastname@example.org our
or by telephoning Lucy Aleksic on 0113
277 1603 ext. 212
Please note that
Broomfield South SILC operates No Smoking or vaping policy
Reg Charity no; 1143948
Broomfield SILC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies.
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