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  • Start date details

    September 2024.

  • Closing date

    20 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

Science

Working pattern

Part time: 0.6 three days per week

Contract type

Permanent

Actual salary

Qualified Teacher Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

Bridgwater College Academy is looking for a SEND Science Teacher to work within their specialist autism resource base from September 2024 or earlier.

The Polden Centre is a vibrant and creative specialist ASC provision; we are keen to employ an enthusiastic, flexible and inclusive practitioner as part of the team. The ability to adapt and deliver the Science curriculum to suit the needs of our students is key to this role. Teaching would be on a 1:1 or small group basis, sometimes supported by a SEND LSA.

Support for the role will be provided from the Science Head of Department as well as a very experienced ASC resource base team.

As a special educational needs (SEND) teacher you may also plan and deliver personalised curriculums to ensure students reach their full potential. You would be supported by the ASC Head of Centre and Lead Autism Teacher to fulfil this role. The students in the Polden Centre all have EHCPs with a diagnosis of autism or social communication and sensory needs.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is committed to inclusion and enthusiastic about working with students with SEND
  • has the skills to work collaboratively within a team
  • can build positive relationships with students and parents;
  • is highly motivated and willing to embrace or bring new ideas to the Centre;
  • is committed to developing their own skills.

If you decide to join our team then we can offer:

  • a nurturing, inclusive specialist environment
  • a strong and supportive team of professionals;
  • an inclusive academy with high aspirations for all of its students and staff;

Visits to the Polden Centre or informal telephone discussions about the role are highly recommended and welcomed. Contact Polden Centre Head of Centre Sarah Wharton to arrange this.

Closing date for applications: Midnight, Thursday 20th June 2024.

Anticipated interview date: Monday, 1st July 2024

What the school offers its staff

We believe in hiring for potential and this means that we value individuals for the knowledge skills and experience that they have developed in every aspect of their lives. If you don’t feel that you meet all of the criteria listed in the person specification, we would still encourage you to apply.

We care about our staff and provide a number of benefits in addition to salary including a positive and supportive working environment, employer pension contribution of at least 23%, generous annual leave entitlement for all-year round staff, on-site gyms, free parking, access to a retail discounts platform and Employee Assistance Programme. Helping you achieve a good work life balance is important to us. Lots of our colleagues work flexibly including part time hours and/or job shares and we are happy to discuss these opportunities with you.

We truly believe that diversity of thought, culture, background and perspective secure the best outcomes for our students. We strive to build teams that represent our local communities and welcome applications from individuals who identify as members of an under-represented group and in particular individuals who identify as BAME, disabled or LGBT. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Bridgwater & Taunton College Trust is dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment. Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position.

Commitment to safeguarding

Bridgwater College Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment. Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position.

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About Bridgwater College Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 16
School size
1568 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16

Bridgwater College Academy is a mixed all-through Academy which combines both primary and secondary education for pupils aged 3 to 16. The academy, which is sponsored by Bridgwater College, is located in Bridgwater, Somerset, England.

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@btc-trust.org.

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