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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    18 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 November 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Main Scale/UPS + SEN 1 Point

Additional allowances

SEN 1 Point

What skills and experience we're looking for

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. Doubletrees School provides a creative and ambitious centre of learning for 98 pupils with a range of complex learning, medical and communication needs aged from 2-19 years.

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.

We are looking for a skilled teacher; ideally experienced in SEN. The role requires a love of teaching and a passion to learn; you will also require drive, enthusiasm, and resilience to join our successful and supportive teaching team. This is a real opportunity for a talented teacher, to develop their teaching and leadership potential within the unique setting of a special multi-academy trust. Please state your curriculum leadership strengths and experience in your application. Please also state you SEN experience.

We are looking appoint an individual with a positive outlook, a proactive attitude and a track record of high-quality teaching and learning.

The successful applicant will be responsible for planning and delivering excellent personalised learning opportunities to pupils with a range of Special Educational Needs all of whom will have Education Health and Care Plans.

Primary curriculum knowledge is advantageous – alternatively experience of teaching and learning of functional life skills and an independence curriculum. Applicants transitioning from mainstream are most welcome.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about preparing our learners for life beyond the school and supporting them to work towards accessing and integrating into their community.

Candidates will be required to demonstrate experience of SEN teaching and working with pupils with complex SEN needs, this may include PMLD, ASD, SLD, SEMH and/or communication needs; and evidence the ability to work effectively within a multi-agency team to improve outcomes for pupils or have a strong passion and desire to learn in this area.

This role is an SEN teacher, however in the first instance, we are preferably looking for teachers to work within our Post 14 team. The following experience would be desirable:

  • A knowledge of the early development of reading, writing and math.
  • A knowledge of Post 14 curriculum and functional life skills.

  • A knowledge of accreditation pathways from functional to entry level.

For the right candidate there may the opportunity for a TLR position, however this will be advertised across the school.

Doubletrees School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of checks and references, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Following updated guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education; Doubletrees School will undertake an online check of all shortlisted candidates.

We will offer you a detailed induction and ongoing, high quality professional development opportunities to fully develop in your role. You will have the opportunity to work across our setting to further enhance your career progression. A commitment to continuing your learning journey is necessary. If you have the commitment, energy, initiative, and drive to help us meet our core values, then we welcome your application.

Informal visits are encouraged by appointment only. Please call 01726 812757 to arrange a visit.

Please visit the school website www.doubletrees.org.uk for further information and an application pack. Completed applications should be returned to the Office Manager lrabey@doubletrees.org.uk no later than midnight on 18th February January 2024. Please note CV’s will not be considered.


What the school offers its staff

As our employee, you have access to our exclusive platform, Extra Special. This is now the place to go for all your rewards and benefits at Special Partnership Trust, including your brand-new discounts package and Health Cash Plan – Simply Health. There are hundreds of fantastic employee discounts to be redeemed online and instore. Whilst also spreading the cost of those big purchases with our new SmartTech offering.We will offer you a detailed induction and ongoing, high quality professional development opportunities to fully develop in your role. You will have the opportunity to work across our setting to further enhance your career progression. A commitment to continuing your learning journey is necessary. If you have the commitment, energy, initiative, and drive to help us meet our core values, then we welcome your application.

Doubletrees School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of checks and references, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Following updated guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education; Doubletrees School will undertake an online check of all shortlisted candidates.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils.We recognise that everyone who comes into contact with children has a duty to safeguard and promote children’s welfare.We ensure all appropriate measures are applied in relation to all who work in the school,who is likely to be perceived by children as a safe and trustworthy adult. All staff are required to have an enhanced DBS check.Following guidance in KCSIE;our School undertake an online check of all shortlisted candidates,and a prohibition from teaching check of support staff who take part in formal teaching work,or have in the past.

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About Doubletrees School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
97 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Phone number
01726 812757

Doubletrees School provides a unique and personalised approach to learning and development support. Please click on the play button next to my profile picture to see a fantastic insight in to our lovely school community.

The Staff and Governors are committed to working together for the benefit of all learners in partnership with their parents and carers. The vision for our School outlines what we aim to achieve and fully underpins everything we do, 'Achieve, Belong, Communicate, Develop and Enjoy'.

We strongly believe that education, alongside with high quality support, leads to people being able to take control of their own lives and destinies. To this end, we are constantly developing our service offer to meet the needs of each young person by offering an exciting, enjoyable learning experiences.

Arranging a visit to Doubletrees School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@doubletrees.org.uk.

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