29 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    2 January 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    29 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - 31 hours per week* Monday – Friday, 8.20 am to 2.50 pm *Part time hours may be considered. The actual salary will reflect the contracted hours.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade C, SCP 4: £21,189 pro-rata. Actual Salary £14,652 (part time may be considered and the actual salary will reflect the contracted hours.)

Additional allowances

A national pay award is currently being negotiated with workers’ unions and is pending agreement. Therefore the salary will be higher than published.

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are passionate about the importance of inclusion and strongly believe that high quality support is a key factor in ensuring academic success. If you share these views and are dedicated to bringing positive outcomes for young people then this could be the perfect role for you.

You will:

  • be enthusiastic about giving young people the best start in life;
  • ideally have experience of working with people with SEND;
  • be professional, enthusiastic, self-motivating and able to demonstrate flexibility in your approach;
  • be confident to lead the learning of individual students/small groups;
  • be able to equip students with personalised strategies to become independent in education and life;
  • have a caring, patient nature, excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • be a team player, and be able to contribute to the shared responsibility ethos of our school;
  • have or be prepared to have up to date knowledge of the new SEND code of practice.

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • a high level of support for all new staff;
  • the opportunity to work alongside experienced staff and agencies beyond the College;
  • an exciting and stimulating place to work in a friendly environment.
  • a modern, purpose-built building and excellent facilities.

The Spires College is a co-educational, 11-18 Bilateral School with a selective stream. We are a friendly, caring school which puts the needs of our children at the heart of all we do and are committed to improving outcomes for young people.

Further details about the role

Please see the attached brochure for more information.

Commitment to safeguarding

The college is committed to safeguarding and to the promotion of the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure with barred list information.

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.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to jobs@thespirescollege.com

Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.
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About The Spires College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1159 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01803 400660

The Spires College is a co-educational, 11-18 bilateral school with a selective stream. We are a friendly, caring school which puts the needs of our children at the heart of all we do. As a School we are committed the professional development of our staff and invest heavily in ensuring our teachers grow and flourish as practitioners. The College is committed to safeguarding all of its students. All staff are required to adhere to our safeguarding policies and procedures and regularly undertake a full enhanced DBS check.

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