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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 March 2024

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

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What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a teacher to work in our Pathway 4 curriculum area, who will help us to deliver a high quality provision for our students and their families. This is a permanent position currently based at our Ringinglow site.

Our staff are both dedicated and highly skilled and contribute to a very nurturing and kind school. We are proud to have been awarded the Trauma Informed Schools award, and building relationships with students and their families is central to our practice. Trauma Informed Practice has informed the development of our behaviour policy and practice, and any successful candidates will be able to demonstrate they share these values.

The successful candidate should:

- Be committed to safeguarding at all times

- Have an ability to teach a range of subjects

- Be student centred

- Have excellent communication skills

- Be committed to involving parents and the community in the life of the school

- Be committed to Trauma Informed and Nurture approaches

- Be confident, positive, calm and tenacious

- Have a positive outlook on life and education

- Hold high expectations of teaching, learning and behaviour

- Be passionate about student’s learning and well-being.

What the school offers its staff

Our school values underpin all we do. They are ‘we are kind and respectful, we nurture relationships, we are lifelong learners, we communication positively and we celebrate individualism’.

The Pathway 4 curriculum has been developed for our most complex students and is a personalised curriculum offer, with students often working on individual outcomes and tasks. No day is the same in Pathway 4 and the students bring personality, surprise and variety to our school. It can be a challenging environment to work in, and the successful candidate will demonstrate they are committed to this student group and have the resilience to start each day afresh with a smile.

We are passionate about ensuring that all our students receive the best education possible, preparing them for adult life outside school and helping them to become respected and valued members of society.

It is an exciting time to join us and support us with continuous development and change. We are proud of our students, and see the unique potential in each individual. We are looking for a teacher and middle leader with strong ethos and values that can help us lead this provision and develop the curriculum ensuring that our students receive the highest quality education in a happy and secure environment.

Bents Green Learning Community operates across three sites – Ringinglow, Gleadless and Westfield – and staff may be required to work across all sites in order to meet the needs of the students.

At Bents Green Learning Community, we are immensely proud of our students and the calibre of our staff is a key strength. We are excited and committed to delivering a high quality provision driven by our desire to continually improve.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check and Medical form. We will also conduct online checks of applicants as per Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. Please visit the school website to view our safeguarding policy at: http://bentsgreenschool.co.uk/safeguarding/safeguarding-policy.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Bents Green School

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 19
School size
302 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
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Bents Green School provides specialist education for young people aged 11-19 with Autistic Spectrum Conditions and Communication and Interaction difficulties. Bents Green School is located across three sites:

Ringinglow (Key Stage 3)
Gleadless (Key Stage 4 and Post 16)
Satellite hub at Westfield School.

Staff can be expected to work across or on any site.

Arranging a visit to Bents Green School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@bentsgreen.sheffield.sch.uk.

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