To have experience
of working in a
or special school
Experience of EHCPs
To have good
other key stage(s) as
well as the one
relevant to this role
To have experience and success of
teaching and supporting pupils
with a variety of learning needs and
tracking their progress through
school based assessment systems
To have a good knowledge of
current educational developments
relevant to the key stage(s) and the
Knowledge of data recording
Understanding of OFSTED
To have strong organisational and
time-management skills and the
ability to delegate appropriately
To have a commitment to the
safeguarding and welfare of all
To have a good knowledge of how
to incorporate ICT into teaching and
learning programmes and be
competent in using a range of ICT
Be a positive and supportive role
model and team player
Ability to empathise and cope with
demands of challenging pupils
To be able to think creatively and
imaginatively to anticipate and
solve problems and identify
To be able to work professionally
and sensitively with parents/carers
and other agencies
To be able to embrace change and
think flexibly in response to
We are committed to developing the best working practices for our staff and ensure that staff working
conditions, workload and well-being are at the heart of our thinking.
Our NPAT Staff Pledge shows our ongoing commitment to our workforce and we try to ensure that anyone
working in an NPAT schools can expect:
- A fair and reasonable workload.
- High quality training and CPD opportunities that meet the needs of individual members.
- A fair pay and reward package at least equal to the national agreement for teachers, and the Local
Authority pay scale for support staff.
- Support and incentive to ensure positive well-being.
- Higher priority placement in the school that you work at for the admission of staff children.
NPAT is committed to providing the most innovative, creative and inclusive education possible. We pride
ourselves on high expectations and outcomes for our children through a curriculum which is aimed at
nurturing the whole child academically and personally.
We are committed to the personal and professional development of our staff, offering innovative,
collaborative and supportive approaches to training and development courses in priority areas. We are
always keen to hear about the professional needs of our staff, so please feel free to let us know of any areas
that you feel we could support you with.
NPAT always aims to be at the forefront of the latest educational thinking and research, including our
current work on curriculum development which will provide clarity to teachers about wider curriculum
content so that their valuable time can be spent concentrating on delivery and personalising this to meet the
needs of their learners. We aim to work with the very best educational researchers and give our staff every
opportunity to hear the latest research evidence tied in to our education strategy and priorities.
We strongly recommend that any interested candidate spends some time with us in our Treetops provision.
This is a fantastic opportunity to meet the staff and children while getting to know our provision, ethos and
values. Please contact the school office to arrange all visits to the school. We would love to see you!
Nothing is more important than keeping all our children safe, especially the most vulnerable. The NPAT Partnership is fully committed to ensuring that children with SEND, those eligible for Pupil Premium funding
and other vulnerable groups are able to achieve as highly as possible. Schools within the partnership will have the most rigorous and updated procedures and policies which help keep children in our care safe. We will ensure that all vulnerable groups of children achieve highly, when compared to their peers nationally.
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