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Job start date
1 September 2023
28 May 2023 at 11:59pm
10 May 2023
- View all Full timejobs - 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year. Full time, Permanent.
- Derbyshire Pay Scale of Grade 11 (roughly equivalent to NHS Band 6) £35,414 - £38,713 per annum FTE
What skills and experience we're looking for
Due to the complex needs of our pupils the Head Teacher and Governors wish to appoint a full-time Occupational Therapist to start on 1st September 2023. This will be on a Derbyshire Pay Scale of Grade 11 which is roughly equivalent to NHS Band 6.
The successful candidates will join an experienced staff team who support young people aged 3 to 16, ranging in ability of the equivalent range from previous P-Scale P3i to end of Y2- KS1 expectations). All our young people have complex learning needs. We have a specific focus on pupils with complex communication and cognition needs and those with significant visual and auditory impairments. A large proportion of our population have significant sensory needs and we have several pupils that have reduced physical and motor skills. The successful candidate would work with the pupils to design and implement programmes but also with the wider staff team. We are looking for someone to join our highly skilled team, who can build excellent relationships with our children and is committed to high standards as part of a highly motivated and hardworking team.
You should have knowledge and understanding of specialist education and early childhood development. Successful applicants will need an understanding of the issues and support strategies relating to children with complex special educational needs, including sensory and physical needs.
The successful applicant will promote the school ethos through high levels of expectation, being an adaptable team player, promoting growth mindset and be able to encourage pupil independence. In specific we are looking for applicants who have experience in working with children with complex SEND and it is desirable that the candidate has worked within schools before although other relevant experience will also be considered.
* Please see attached Job pack for Person Specification & Job Description *
What the school offers its staff
Grade 11 £35,414 - £38,713 per annum (roughly equivalent to NHS Band 6)
Job term: Full Time
Appointment type: Permanent
Hours: 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
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About Brackenfield Special School
- School type
- Special school, ages 3 to 16
- School size
- 138 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 3 to 16
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- School website
- Brackenfield Special School website (opens in new tab)
- Email address
- Phone number
- 0115 9733710
Brackenfield is an oversubscribed South Derbyshire special school for children from 3-16 years old. Over the last 4 years we have streamlined our offer to become a specialist school for pupils with communication and comprehension difficulties and we have a growing population of children with complex physical needs. All our pupils are significantly cognitively impaired operating developmentally between 0 – 6 years of age.
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