This job expired on 12 July 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    29 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: Mornings only - Monday to Friday

Contract type

Fixed term - Until 31/08/2025 in the first instance

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Think you know The Willows? Think again..

Welcome to a new era where high educational expectations and empathetic connections are at the heart of our mission to improve lives; a place where children are challenged and inspired to be Fun, Involved, Self-aware Heroes.

We are building a fortress where our ethos and curriculum will enable children to wonder about, experience and feel their world, gaining skills and knowledge that will inspire big dreams about what they can become and self-worth so they value who they are.

We need your skills and enthusiasm to make our vision a reality and having taken our first steps we are now seeking an experienced champion of children (teacher!) who has a passion for teaching children with special educational needs to join our team.

Working closely with our fantastic SENDCo you will be teaching a small group of children with EHCPs / complex needs to ensure they make great progress from their varied starting points and they experience success as part of the small group and their home class.

The class will follow follow a broad, balanced and personalised curriculum, which enables children’s academic learning alongside their speech and language skills, early play skills, social skills and emotional literacy development.Knowledge and experience teaching in an early years setting or specialist provision would be particularly advantageous to the role.

We would like to recruit a teacher for September 2024, who:

  • has knowledge and experience in mainstream primary or early years’ teaching and SEND or special school/specialist unit teaching
  • has excellent teaching skills, particularly in early literacy and numeracy
  • is skilled in managing and understanding behaviour, including social-emotional needs
  • can work as part of a team
  • is flexible, skilled, and committed to working with children with SEND
  • can plan and deliver a specialised curriculum to children with learning difficulties including writing personalised targets and making accurate assessments
  • knows SEND and inclusive strategies to help children develop to their full potential in all areas.

What the school offers its staff

  • A forward-thinking school that encourages self-motivated continuing professional development.

  • A supportive ethos where your contributions will be valued

  • The opportunity to plan with colleagues to ensure a rich and inclusive curriculum offer.

  • Trust in your professional capabilities and support for you to realise your innovative ideas.

  • A school where you will be enabled to make your mark and you will really know you are making a difference in the lives of children.

  • A warm welcome from our wonderful children when you visit

Further details about the role

Please note: We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Willows Primary School is an Orwell Multi Academy Trust Academy and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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About The Willows Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
357 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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At The Willows we are all on a journey to become successful learners, with curious children and dedicated staff all striving to be the very best they can be. Working at the heart of the community, we are also seeking to bring opportunities for learning to parents and families so we can work in partnership to support our children.

Placing the children at the heart of all we do here at The Willows, means we are constantly looking for new and exciting opportunities to enhance the learning and research that supports the approaches we take.

This is evident as we continue to build a curriculum that not only challenges but also inspires the children, placing experiences and creativity at the centre of their learning experience. A curriculum that also values the development of positive attitudes, social skills and service to others, creating resilient and tolerant citizens who want to change their world for the better.

Alongside our high expectations of how the children can behave and what they can achieve academically; it is also our mission to ensure that The Willows is filled with the magic of childhood where a ‘wow’ moment is never far away.

If you would like to know more about our school and the journey of improvement that we are currently on please do not hesitate to contact our friendly office team who will be pleased to help.

We look forward to meeting you soon and sharing a little more of our wonderful world with you.

Arranging a visit to The Willows Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@thewillows.omat.org.uk.

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