Specialist English Teacher

The Rubicon Centre, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8 4AN

12 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    5 June 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    10 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

£25,714 - £41,604 per annum

Specialist English Teacher job summary

Specialist English Teacher – Full time

The Rubicon Centre, Selby

Closing date: 5th June 2022

Interviews to take place week commencing 13th June 2022

Start date: September 2022

Salary: Salary will be dependant on experience

Are you an experienced Teacher looking for a fresh opportunity that can offer a challenging and rewarding experience? For some it may offer the chance to enter this fulfilling area of education, for others it may be a new challenge in a sector you are familiar with.

Here at The Rubicon Centre we are passionate about supporting our students to overcome barriers in learning and life. For children and young people facing barriers to learning through circumstance, learning difficulties and challenging needs, the level of care and education must go above and beyond, and that’s what The Rubicon Centre Team aim to provide.

We are looking to appoint an experienced, resilient, patient and motivated English Teacher to lead the delivery of English to GCSE and develop literacy across the school. Experience and understanding of SEMH, Thrive and Trauma informed practice would be a distinct advantage as would the ability to support the delivery of other curriculum areas.

You will:

• Have experience working with students with challenging behaviour or within a PRU environment

• Excellent interpersonal skills, be self-motivated, receptive to change and able to work under pressure.

• The ability to teach to KS3 and KS4 pupils up to GCSE standard

• Proven classroom ability and practice

• Experience of and a sound understanding of how assessment is used to support learning


  • A good knowledge of strategies for supporting an ethos of positive behaviour management

  • Have SEN experience

We are offering the chance to shape the future of students who need help re-engaging with education. In this role you will work with small groups of vulnerable students, who have a variety of complex emotional and behaviour needs. You will tailor lessons to the individual needs of the students and remove barriers to learning, enhancing their experience in lessons and improving their life chances.

Candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before considering submitting an application.

If you think you have what it takes to make a difference and be a part of our team and you wish to apply for this post we would welcome your application.

For further information about the school please visit:

http://www.therubiconcentre-northyorks.co.uk/or call 01609 533951 for an informal chat.

Completed applications are to be emailed to acarring@selbyprs.n-yorks.sch.uk, Mandy Carrington, Office Manager.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Safeguarding Duties.

References will be required prior to interview.

It is our objective to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential. We do not discriminate against any applicants on the basis of any protected characteristics, and welcome applications form all sections of the community.

Applying for the job

Completed applications are to be emailed to acarring@selbyprs.n-yorks.sch.uk, Mandy Carrington, Office Manager.

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Supporting documents

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About The Rubicon Centre

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
8 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

At The Rubicon Centre we are committed to making a real difference to the students in our care who come from the six schools in our locality area.

A warm and friendly school, we are committed to delivering a safe and supportive environment where all pupils learn, progress and have aspirations for the future. We also have excellent facilities, and committed, student centred staff recognised for their outstanding teaching and learning practice. At the school we are committed to providing a personalised and flexible provision for students who, for whatever reason, are currently unable to access main stream education.

Our students can expect:

• To be treated with respect.

• To be listened to.

• To be challenged to work to their full potential.

• That we will go the extra mile to make the difference that is meaningful to them.

We will strive to be an outstanding school that makes a real difference to the lives of the young people in our care. We aim to develop responsible young people of whom we can all be proud and who achieve more than they ever believed possible.

We challenge all of our students to “Dream Big, Dare to Succeed”

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