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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    13 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 April 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: 27.5 hours per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525

Additional allowances

+SEN1 £2,539

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job Title: Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Location: Bracken Hill School, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, NG17 7HZ

Grade/Scale: MPS/UPS +SEN1 £30,000 - £46,524 +£2,539

Start date: September 2024

Contract: 27.5 hours per week, all year round, fixed term for up to 12 months

Bracken Hill School is an all age Special School for children aged 4 to 18 years, who have a range of complex educational needs with associated social and emotional difficulties, and challenging behaviour. Our aim is that all pupils achieve, progress, and grow in an environment where they are safe, happy and are treated with respect at all times. We are committed to continually improving teaching and provision for all our pupils in order that they develop their independence and to work in partnership with parents and carers.

We are seeking a Teacher with Primary experience to work with and alongside an excellent staff team who are committed to providing the best possible outcomes for all of our pupils. Depending on the skills of the successful candidate the post may be working with older children who are in the early stages of their education.

Reporting directly to the Senior Leadership Team.

What the school offers its staff

Benefits include: Teachers’ Pension Scheme, Westfield Health membership and free parking.

For further information, please contact Heidi Bonser, School Business Manager, on 01623 477268, via email to office@brackenhill.notts.sch.uk or visit our website at https://www.esteemmat.co.uk/vacancies. Please use the relevant application form on the MAT website; CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 13 May 2024 (23:59)

Interview date: TBC

Esteem Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its students. We expect all staff, volunteers and agency staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Bracken Hill School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 18
School size
Up to 153 pupils
Age range
4 to 18

The school ethos should be felt as you walk around and meet the staff and pupils. We are a small school and therefore are able to prioritise the individual needs of each child. Nevertheless, we have high aspirations and expectations and particularly value co-operative, sharing and group work which represents developing social maturity in young people. Each class teacher has pastoral responsibility for their own class and will always endeavour to maintain good communications with home.

To enhance knowledge, develop skills and provide enriching experiences that enable young people to embrace opportunities and be successful in the modern world.
• We aim to provide a broad, interesting and accessible curriculum, including the National Curriculum, for all pupils.
• We aim to challenge each pupil to perform to the best of his/her ability.
• We aim to help each pupil develop the skills they need towards independent and responsible living.
• We aim to help meet each pupil’s personal priority needs alongside parents, carers and relevant agencies.
• We aim to provide pupils with a wide range of age appropriate experiences that helps to foster functional daily life resilience.
• We aim to help develop relationships characterised by kindness, helpfulness and respect.
• We aim to enable each pupil to confidently participate in, and contribute to, their local community life.
• We aim to foster knowledge and respect for other people, nationalities, beliefs and ways of life.

At Bracken Hill school, every individual is valued for who they are and what they contribute to the school. Values are intended to support the personal, social and spiritual development of every pupil throughout the school. Through these values we aim to:
• Promote positive behaviour, conduct and self-confidence by developing strong values within the pupils at the school.
• Develop pupils understanding of what values are and why they are important in life.
• Encourage children to ‘live the values’ in all aspects of their lives both in school and out.
• Promote values to pupils in every aspect of school life.
• Promote values in the way in which adults interact with each other and with pupils
• Display our school values and encourage all visitors to take account of them in their time in the school.
• Enable children to focus upon the positive aspects of themselves that they can value, thereby reminding them of their individual worth, their worth in the school and wider communities and the worth of those communities themselves.

Further information about our academy can be found on the website at:

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