342 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    2 July 2025 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

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

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS + SEN1 (£30,000-£46,525 +£2539)

Additional allowances

SEN1 £2539

What skills and experience we're looking for

Experience

• Experience of working in mainstream and/or special schools

• Experience of working with children with SEN

• Experience of multi-agency working practices

• Evidence of CPD

• Experience of working closely with Teaching Assistants

Experienced teacher with pupils with ASD

• Knowledge of assessment procedures and effective use of data

• Excellent knowledge of national curriculum

• Understanding of the specific problems and issues for a pupil with SEN at a variety of ages (KS3 – KS5)

• Knowledge and experience of implementing a range of practical approaches for a pupil with SEN

• Excellent classroom practitioner

What the school offers its staff

Colleagues within the Trust benefit from:

  • Access to a full range of courses both in-house and professionally accredited. These courses include all of the National Professional Qualifications – NPQH, NPQSL, NPQEYL, NPQLL, NPQLT, NPQLTD, NPQLBC are all delivered by the Shaw Education Trust as a delivery partner for Ambition Institute. In addition, we provide access to the NPQEL for Executive Leaders.
  • Experienced leadership and subject-specific support.
  • Guidance from former HMIs and serving Ofsted Inspectors within the Trust.
  • Access to the Trust’s Institute of Education and SCITT.
  • Opportunities to work with different schools within the Trust as a Professional Advocate.
  • Participating in peer reviews.
  • Access to a suite of online courses.
  • Placement projects within our family of schools.

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)
medical
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.

Applying for the job

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About Portland School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 16
School size
114 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16

Arranging a visit to Portland School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email rosie.harrison@shaw-education.org.uk.

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