Qualified Teachers (must hold QTS)

Linwood School, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH9 1AJ

This job expired on 18 May 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 March 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type



MPR/UPR teachers

Qualified Teachers (must hold QTS) job summary

Linwood School has a number of vacancies for suitably experienced and qualified teachers across our campuses, for pupils who have a range of special educational needs. We are seeking permanent full time and part time teachers.

At our autism-specific provisions, Springwood Campus and Littlewood Campus based in West Howe the successful applicant will teach pupils who have a diagnosis of autism and other complex needs. We are seeking to appoint permanent, experienced and qualified teachers for full time and part time roles. Previous experience of working with children and young people with learning difficulties and/or social communication difficulties is desirable but not essential. We have a number of colleagues who have successfully transitioned from mainstream schools.

At Springwood Campus you will teach a class of 6 students with a diagnosis of autism and severe learning difficulties and will follow a semi-formal curriculum.

If you would like to discuss the roles further, please contact Soraya Monzon (sorayamonzondiaz@linwood.bournemouth.sch.uk) at Springwood Campus for an informal conversation. We would be happy to hear from you.

At Linwood Campus, based in Winton, we have full time and part time vacancies for teachers of students with a range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, including severe, moderate or complex learning needs. Previous experience of working with children and young people with SEND is desirable but not essential. There are highly skilled and experienced teams in our classes that will support the new teacher in post.

The successful candidates will be competent and effective classroom practitioners with the ability to lead a small team of Teaching Assistants within the classroom. You will be required to teach a range of subjects in one of our curriculum pathways and would have opportunities to lead subject areas. You will need a sound understanding of pedagogy and knowledge of teaching literacy and numeracy skills, and be confident to support learners with a wide range of abilities.

Our teaching roles can be challenging but highly rewarding.

If you would like to discuss the roles at Linwood Campus further, please contact Alice Stow (alicestow@linwood.bournemouth.sch.uk) for an informal conversation. We would be happy to hear from you.

All our vacancies offer excellent career prospects and professional challenge.

Additional allowances

SEN allowance

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Supporting documents

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About Linwood School

School type
Special school, ages 2 to 19
Education phase
School size
369 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Contact phone number
01202 636811

We offer

- A supportive staff community committed to achieving excellence.
- Opportunities for continued professional development.
- The opportunity to play a full part in a dynamic, thriving and diverse school.

We are looking for staff who
- Are passionate about teaching and learning.
- Are resilient and welcome challenge.
- Are able to inspire, engage and motivate pupils.
- Are well organised and keen to further develop their skills.
- Have a sound understanding of pedagogy and creative approach to teaching and learning.

In addition to the benefits provided by BCP Council, Linwood School also provides:
- An Employee Assistance Programme to support staff wellbeing including free counselling sessions.
- Easy to access Eyecare Scheme.
- Paid after-school training sessions to support staff development.
- Career development.
- Long Service Awards.

Linwood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be required to have an enhanced DBS check as well as an overseas criminal records check, if worked or lived outside the UK within the past 10 years. Offers of employment are also subject to satisfactory references, health and right to work checks.

All Linwood School staff are expected to adhere to our policies and procedures in respect of safeguarding and child protection, including Keeping Children Safe in Education and Guidance for adults working with children and young people in an education setting.

Closing date: Wednesday 18th May 2022

Interview date: Thursday 26th May 2022

Arranging a visit to Linwood School

Due to the current health crisis, we regret we will be unable to invite prospective candidates to tour the school as we would normally do. If you are appointed to the role, other arrangements will be made.

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