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  • Application deadline

    30 September 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    15 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Term time
Monday-Friday 35 hours per week
Contract type
Permanent
Annual or full-time equivalent (FTE) salary
22183
Actual salary
18995

Job summary

Outdoor Education Instructor

35 hours per week 39 weeks per year

Annual salary - Scale 5 Pt 12 to 15 = £18,995 to £20,158 after Term Time adjustment

Location - Approximately 8 miles from Eastbourne and 12 miles from Brighton.

Bowden House School is a special, weekly residential school for up to 40 boys, committed to supporting students between the ages of 9 – 16+ who present with a range of complex, social, emotional and mental health difficulties with characteristics on the Autistic Spectrum; ADHD and mild learning difficulties.

The school is maintained by The London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

Outdoor Education is delivered as part of the school’s everyday curriculum and has successfully been running for over 10 years.

This post on the teaching team is to help deliver daily outdoor education and annual residential camps to small groups of students to help develop their personal and social capabilities, self-esteem and confidence.

It is essential for the successful candidate to have experience and has a passion for working with young people in the outdoor environment, is caring and kind and has the ability to deliver a progressive outdoor education.

The Job Description fully outlines the requirements of this post.

An application pack will be available from admin@bowdenhouse.towerhamlets.sch.uk.

Closing date for completed application forms: 30 September 2021

The school is committed to the Safeguarding and Protection of Children. We appoint staff in positions of trust and it is our duty under Safer Recruitment to ensure that they are fit to work with vulnerable young people. References and an enhanced DBS that are satisfactory to us, will be a condition of the appointment.

We shall ensure fairness and equal opportunity throughout our workforce and in service delivery. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age.

Applying for the job

Outdoor Education Instructor

35 hours per week 39 weeks per year

Annual salary - Scale 5 Pt 12 to 15 = £18,995 to £20,158 after Term Time adjustment

Location - Approximately 8 miles from Eastbourne and 12 miles from Brighton.

Bowden House School is a special, weekly residential school for up to 40 boys, committed to supporting students between the ages of 9 – 16+ who present with a range of complex, social, emotional and mental health difficulties with characteristics on the Autistic Spectrum; ADHD and mild learning difficulties.

The school is maintained by The London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

Outdoor Education is delivered as part of the school’s everyday curriculum and has successfully been running for over 10 years.

This post on the teaching team is to help deliver daily outdoor education and annual residential camps to small groups of students to help develop their personal and social capabilities, self-esteem and confidence.

It is essential for the successful candidate to have experience and has a passion for working with young people in the outdoor environment, is caring and kind and has the ability to deliver a progressive outdoor education.

The Job Description fully outlines the requirements of this post.

An application pack will be available from admin@bowdenhouse.towerhamlets.sch.uk.

Closing date for completed application forms: 30 September 2021

The school is committed to the Safeguarding and Protection of Children. We appoint staff in positions of trust and it is our duty under Safer Recruitment to ensure that they are fit to work with vulnerable young people. References and an enhanced DBS that are satisfactory to us, will be a condition of the appointment.

We shall ensure fairness and equal opportunity throughout our workforce and in service delivery. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Special school, ages 9 to 18
Education phase
School size
38 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 18
Contact phone number
01323893138

About Bowden House School

Outdoor Education Instructor (HLTA)

Thank you for your interest in the advertised post.

Bowden House School is a residential, special school maintained by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. All students attend on a weekly, residential basis although there is the facility to admit students who live local to the school, to attend on a daily basis. All students have Statements of Special Educational Needs or EHC Plans aimed at addressing their Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties.

The Job Description and Person Specification fully outline the requirements of this post and we welcome applicants who are clearly able to demonstrate their knowledge and experience in a similar role. Ofsted Reports; Policies & Procedures together with details of the specialist staff supporting the work undertaken in this school, are available on the school’s web-site www.bowdenhouse.towerhamlets.sch.uk

The school delivers a comprehensive Induction Programme and the successful candidate will be required to undertake a range of mandatory training courses. Where appropriate, external training will be made available as part of the postholder’s Continued Professional Development.

To meet the needs of our students, the school aims to:-

 create a school community where students participate, excel and are proud of their achievements
 nurture and support all students to make consistent and positive progress in their educational and social development
 encourage the students, staff, parents/carers to work together as a team.
The Statement of Purpose included in this application pack, provides information on all aspects of the school.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Wendy Phillips
Chair of Governors

School location

Firle Road, Seaford, East Sussex, BN25 2JB

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