PMLD SEN Teacher

Doubletrees School, Par, Cornwall, PL24 2DS

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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    25 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Scale/UPS + SEN 1 Point

Additional allowances

SEN 1 Point

PMLD SEN Teacher job summary

Are you an aspiring leader? Are you passionate about teaching? Do you want to lead a team making a difference to every student you teach? Would you like to work within a unique special school and make a difference to the learning, wellbeing and quality of life of children and young people with significant additional needs?

If the answer is yes then we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced PMLD (profound and multiple learning difficulties) teacher to join our school, inspiring our students to achieve.

This is an exciting opportunity, to join our team and to support and develop the school in line with its shared values and improvement priorities.

The Role We are looking for a full time experienced PMLD Teacher to who can inspire our special children to reach their full potential. We wish to employ a teacher who will teach their own class and lead our PMLD team. Ideally you will be interested in, or have experience of, working within a fully integrated approach involving a range of specialist staff.

The ‘right’ candidate, with the desired experience, will attract a TLR payment and lead the pre-formal phase team and a core curriculum area across the school. This role is ideally suited to an experienced middle leader or an aspiring senior leader. Please state your curriculum strength within the application. An interest in leading communication, Makaton and/or Moving and Handling would be advantageous.

A positive outlook, a proactive approach, and a track record of effective team working and of high-quality teaching and learning are essential.

You will need physical and emotional resilience. Experience of working with students with profound and multiple learning difficulties is essential.

You must be keen to use our positive trauma informed school approach and have a commitment to safeguarding. Knowledge of the Engagement Model and good IT skills are also essential. This post will commence by January 2023 or earlier where possible. For a job description/person specification, please see the supporting documents of this advert. Why Work for Us? Doubletrees is a school which encourages career development and progression. The successful candidates will receive extensive support and continued professional development opportunities. We also offer the following benefits to staff: • Wellbeing support • Teacher Pension Scheme • Induction and ongoing training • Employee Assistance Programme • Access to a rewards scheme designed to save money on shopping • Cycle to Work Scheme

Safeguarding We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

Please note that this role is classed as regulated activity as it involves working directly with children and/or vulnerable adults. All shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a criminal records self-declaration form prior to interview. Please access the following link for our child protection policy: https://www.doubletrees.org.uk/page/?title=School+level+Policies&pid=37

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Supporting documents

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

About Doubletrees School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
99 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Contact phone number
01726 812757

Who Are We?

We take a person centred, flexible approach to the care and support we provide. Doubletrees School provides a creative and ambitious centre of learning for over 97 pupils aged from 2-19 years with a range of complex learning and communication needs. We are an Ofsted rated 'good' school that sets out to make a difference to the learning, wellbeing and quality of life of children and young people with significant additional needs. Teachers, Therapists and Teaching Assistants work together in multi-disciplinary teams to meet the individual needs of every pupil.

The school is a member of the Special Partnership Trust, an ambitious and inspiring collaboration of specialist provision in Cornwall, with a focus on excellence in learning for everyone.

Arranging a visit to Doubletrees School

Please call 01726 812757 to arrange a visit to our school.

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