- M1 - 6
Teacher – Intervention job summary
The Bridge School, Sedgemoor are seeking to appoint a permanent full time MPS Partnership Teacher for Intervention – to start 1 September 2022 or as soon as possible. We are looking for a dynamic, resilient teacher to join our successful team.
The Bridge School, Sedgemoor is one of four Pupil Referral Units commissioned by Somerset County Council and Somerset schools. All students are referred through their mainstream schools in the Sedgemoor area where they are at risk or have been permanently excluded from mainstream schools. We provide services through a number of centres for students from 4 - 16 years who have a range of social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs.
Due to need and expansion we are looking for an enthusiastic teacher to lead on our partnership intervention between us and our secondary schools. We get small groups referred in to us or we go into schools to work with students identified at risk of permanent exclusion. The work is around assessing the needs, often complex and combined with unidentified learning needs, providing the intervention and strategies to help the student manage their needs in a school setting and reporting and informing the school on those strategies so they are successful. This role will involve also advising staff that work with the students as well as working with student directly.
This role will be more around social, emotional and behavioural needs of students than academic although there is overlap, but the applicant wouldn't need to be a subject specialist. Its more about being able to work with and support secondary aged children. Primary or secondary teachers are welcome to apply. The post is scale M1 to 6.
The post is based in Cossington but would involve travelling to others schools and reportable to the assistant headteacher (partnership)
In return the school will offer the successful candidate a full induction programme, ongoing range of professional development opportunities. and the opportunity to work as part of a very skilled, supportive and experienced team. There will be opportunities for career progression as part of the wider partnership of schools, as The Bridge works within a formal partnership with both Polden Bower and Avalon Schools.
Teachers Open Morning - for informal chat with senior leaders from The Bridge School to be held at Polden Bower School on Friday 17 June 10:00 – 12:00
Closing date: Thursday 30 June 2022 at midday
Interview date: TBC
Please contact Dave Kennedy Head of School should you need any further information. Enquiries and visits are welcomed, please call 01278 421148 to arrange an appointment.
The Bridge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts require a criminal background check via the Disclosure procedure, medical clearance proof of the right to work in the UK and satisfactory references.
This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for the role.
Tel: 01278 421148
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