Our experienced Head teacher and her supportive senior
leadership team are looking to recruit an experienced teacher, with a passion
for and experience of teaching pupils with SEND. This is a brand new role to
work in our new Enhanced Learning Provision for children with SEND working
alongside SEND teaching assistants. Experience with children with ASD or in a
small specialist provision is preferred. We ideally looking for somebody who is
available to start after half term, but we can be flexible with the start date depending
on the successful candidate’s availability.
Crescent Primary School we are opening a MLD ELP for children with Mild
Learning Difficulties. Croydon special schools and enhanced learning provisions
offer appropriate placements for children and young people with the most
significant needs, who require a curriculum which is wrapped around them so
that they can engage in learning.
Special School and ELPs form part of Croydon’s continuum of provision
and services which The Council makes for children and young people with SEND.
They offer a variety of provision through their different designations and
distinctive areas of expertise. The ELP curriculum is topic based and is a
blend of EYFS/KS1 learning, social communication skills, listening, speaking
and attention. There is also a focus on sensory needs, behaviour and play. The
children all have individual packages of support according to their own
At The Pioneer
Academy, we take the wellbeing and mental health of our staff seriously which
is why we are committed to regular reviews of staff well-being and reducing
staff workload. We have increased our
PPA offer this year to up to 5 hours for full time teachers, and regular
additional release time scheduled for all subject leaders across the
school. We create bespoke career
pathways for every member of staff, identifying and growing talent, with
outstanding professional development opportunities at every stage of your
career. We also have an Employee
Assistance Programme with a range of resources to support wellbeing which is
available to all employees and their immediate family members 24 hours a day, 7
days a week, 365 days a year.
What we offer
- A friendly, dedicated staff team who believe in teamwork and building
positive relationships across the school, the Trust and in the local community.
- High quality development programme with induction programmes for all
- Excellent CPD opportunities
- Annual conferences with keynote speakers.
- Access to professional coaching.
- A supportive and collaborative working ethos, including support from
the Trust’s Central Executive Team and a range of experts, such as specialists
in pupil welfare, SEND and behaviour.
- Termly forums to increase collaboration and reduce workload.
- Access to Employee Assistance Programme including free counselling.
- Access to discounted wrap around childcare for staff.
- Free academy-wide social events throughout the year.
The Pioneer Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks. Our school Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded and read on our website.
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