You will be part of an inclusive and collaborative team that, no matter what the challenge may be, are ready to face it head on and are committed to seeing it through.
Learning can look different for everyone; learning is continuous and enabled by the broad curriculum, therapeutic interventions, and the environment the school and staffing team create. It’s only through your awesome teaching that we will create that environment together to ensure the pupils progress towards a happy life that they can enjoy.
The Harbour School Dorset is a special school for students with ASC and SEMH needs. It’s an exciting time for us. We moved to a brand-new building in 2022 and we’re growing our staffing team to support an increase in student numbers to 160 within the next 3 years.
You will have the opportunity to develop your career in a School and Delta Education Trust, a small but growing Trust. Our ethos is encompassed in our vision “Learning together in pursuit of happiness”. We put this into practice by ensuring:
All decisions are made in the best interests of staff, students and families.
High support, high challenge and evidence informed in everything we do.
We work collaboratively and make team, not individual, decisions.
“Unity is strength… where there is teamwork and collaboration wonderful things can be achieved” Mattie Stepanek
As part of Delta, Education Trust, Harbour School Dorset’s vision is “Learning together in pursuit of happiness”. This means we really care whether pupils love or hate their learning, so we work hard to create a space where pupils learn together to become knowledgeable, self-aware, independent and happy people who make a positive difference, wherever life takes them. Are you an enthusiastic individual who can bring this vision to life and make a real difference to children’s lives?
We require someone who can take an innovative approach to achieving the desired results for our students and who can empower young people to see the importance of qualifications as a foundation to a successful journey in life.
Dan our Headteacher and his senior team are always looking for awesome people to join our expanding team to meet increasing student numbers, and right now are looking for a Teacher to make a difference to children with ASC and social, emotional and mental health needs and giving them the opportunities they deserve is a job like no other.
If successfully shortlisted the HR Department will also be conducting an individual online search including social media platforms of your ‘name, education and employment’, to demonstrate due diligence following the updated ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022' guidance. The search will not form part of the actual shortlisting process and any concerns arising from the search will be discussed directly with you.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. Please ensure a full work history is completed in your application form including any gaps of employment. Applicants will be required to complete satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) check is required for this post prior to commencement. The Trust is an equal opportunities employer.
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