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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: Working Arrangements: Permanent | Fulltime

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale + SEN 1 Allowance

Additional allowances

SEN 1 Allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a dynamic Post 16 Class Teacher to join an exciting and innovative school. Through your creativity and passion, you will have the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of young people with complex needs and autism.

Split over three main sites with additional Satellite provisions, Phoenix supports young people aged between 3 and 19. We are an award-winning and “Outstanding” school (Ofsted, Nov 2018) accredited through the National Autistic Society and praised for our creative approaches. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people.

The Role

As a dynamic and motivated Post 16 Class teacher, you already have a passion for making a difference. In this role, you will have every opportunity to live up to this ambition.

  • Responsible for the teaching and management of a class of students who are on the autistic spectrum in 6th Form.
  • To determine the student’s strengths, interests, and abilities related to skill acquisition and establish projects within the school and local environment.
  • To implement a vocational curriculum for 6th Form students.
  • To lead and manage a team who can support the students in pre- employment skills and work placements.
  • To work collaboratively with a team to timetable, plan learning opportunities, record and track progress.

What the school offers its staff

  • A friendly and supportive school that values collaboration. We encourage our whole community to model our values and work together as one school.
  • A creative and inspiring curriculum with bespoke pathways to meet the needs of our students.
  • A variety of fun whole school events to celebrate the amazing Phoenix community.
  • A bespoke training and induction programme. You will have support to fulfil your professional development and career progression.
  • The support of our strong, caring and committed staff and multi-disciplinary team including the Governing body and experienced Senior Leadership Team.
  • Access to Tower Hamlets Education Partnership: THEP. Encouragement for you to develop your leadership abilities through a range of courses including NPQ qualifications.

If you’re interested in learning more about our exciting curriculum and approaches, please see our Teaching and Learning Framework and the Phoenix School website.

Experience of working in a special school is not essential but some knowledge and expertise of SEND is required.

Further details about the role

How to apply:

The application form can be found on the School website www.phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk and TES

Please return completed application form to: recruitment@phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk

Closing Date: 9am 29th September 2023

Shortlisting Date: 2nd October 2023

Interviews Date: 17th October 2023

It will not be possible to re-arrange these dates.

If you are intending to apply, please ensure you are available to attend for an interview.

We would like to offer visits to the school week beginning: 18th September 2023

If you would like to discuss the post or visit please contact Jude Donoghue jude.donoghue@phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

The Governing Body of the school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and staff. The Executive Headteacher must ensure that the highest priority is given to following all safeguarding guidance and regulations. The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS clearance. All of the school's Safeguarding and Child Protection policies are available on the school's website. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age.​

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About Phoenix School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
School size
507 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Phone number
02089804740

Special School for children with Autism

Arranging a visit to Phoenix School

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

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