post is suitable for both experienced candidates and those new or aspiring
to join to the profession
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:
ability to encourage students who may lack confidence;
desire to ignite an interest in literacy and language;
ability to use a range of methods to reduce and eliminate barriers to
creative approach to engaging students.
WHY CHOOSE US
The Blandford School is a successful and
oversubscribed 11-18 comprehensive school with high aspirations for our
students, situated in the beautiful county of Dorset, 30 minutes from the
beaches of Poole and Bournemouth and 40 minutes from the New Forest National
Park. With outstanding modern facilities, and inspirational and dedicated
staff, our students achieve above the national average and progress to a wide
range of destinations. The Learning Support team is entering an exciting phase
of re-imagining methods of teaching to enable all our students to
succeed. This is an exciting time to join a forward-thinking and
The school has an excellent CPD programme based on
the latest research evidence to ensure that all teachers, no matter their level
of experience are able to develop and improve. We are focussed on ensuring
staff well-being and pride ourselves on a supportive team approach.
WHAT WE OFFER:
strong commitment to your professional development and career management.
CPD opportunities to grow and develop through mentorship and coaching.
successful ECT support programme.
potential for flexible working
canteen which is open to staff all day
opportunity to be part of a supportive and forward-thinking team
range of opportunities outside of work to socialise with colleagues
The Blandford School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and
passionate teacher who wishes to support students who are underperforming in
English Literature and English Language. The goal is to enable the least
confident to develop core skills in English Literature and English Language, to
become independent learners and raise their level of attainment. This is an
exciting and rare opportunity to be part of a forward-thinking and growing
Learning Support team and be responsible for planning and delivering English
lessons one-to-one or in small groups. The successful candidate will teach in a
designated classroom and work across the school to help teachers adapt
classroom learning. They will work closely with our Head of English and
Inclusion Lead to develop this role.
This position is suited to Primary School, Middle School or
Secondary School teachers with experience of delivering Literacy or English
lessons and who are passionate about raising the attainment of the least
We welcome candidates contacting / visiting the
school prior to an application, please contact Roger Hayball (SENDCo) firstname.lastname@example.org for further information
or to arrange a visit.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure, online checks and acceptable references. All applications must be made either by completing the application form. CV applications will not be considered.
The Blandford School will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. This check will be part of a safeguarding check, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children.
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