2 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 March 2023

  • Closing date

    7 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12 months or the return of the substantive postholder from Maternity Leave

Pay scale

M1 - UPS3

Additional allowances

SEN 1

What skills and experience we're looking for

Corpus Christi Catholic Academy Trust wishes to appoint a teacher, specialising in SEND, at Saint Paul’s Catholic High School.

We are looking for an exceptional and inspirational teacher who is passionate about inclusion for pupils with additional needs, and will be a true champion to really drive and improve outcomes for some of our most vulnerable pupils.

The successful candidate will:

  • Promote the Catholic ethos of Saint Paul’s and model teachings in everyday practice.
  • Teach students according to their individual and educational needs, whilst setting high expectations to inspire, challenge and motivate.
  • Be enthusiastic and motivated with a passion for inclusion and committed to developing aspirations, a growth mindset and a thirst for further learning.
  • Be a highly dynamic individual who consistently delivers innovative teaching and where possible, has a proven track record of outstanding progress in external examinations.
  • Be open to new ideas, committed to working as part of a team and of course have a good sense of humour.
  • Have tact and diplomacy in establishing effective relationships with staff, pupils, and their families.
  • Work closely with a range of external agencies to develop and deliver personalised support programmes for students with additional needs and challenges.
  • Assess individual needs and set student targets relating to attainment, progress, social and emotional health, behaviour, attitudes and wellbeing.
  • Implement strategies to address the underperformance of individuals, develop engagement in learning and measure the impact.
  • Have the ability to promote, build and secure excellent working relationships with the community, including local businesses to secure effective work placements and opportunities
  • Have some understanding of a play based curriculum and how to ensure progress through practical application of skills.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • An opportunity to work within a welcoming and enthusiastic environment with wonderful children, supportive staff, governors and parents
  • Close links and group support from three other schools in this forward thinking Catholic multi-academy trust in this exciting time in our development
  • An opportunity to be part of a team of dedicated, talented and hardworking individuals
  • A true commitment to Continuing Professional Development with access to a library of on-line training courses and fully accredited qualifications and opportunities to access other relevant paid training.
  • A range of employee benefits which support your well-being that includes:

o A confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is extended to members of your family

o A Health Cash Plan which is paid for by the Trust and gives access to a range of benefits which include covering the costs towards optical, dental, alternative therapy treatments, health screening and discounted gym memberships and a large range of retail discounts. Some benefits are also available to family members

o Flu vaccination clinics

o Eyecare Vouchers

Further details about the role

Corpus Christi Catholic Academy Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, religion, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, sex and sexual orientation.

Corpus Christi Catholic Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post will be subject to enhanced DBS and barred list checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The applicant will be required to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.

Applicants are advised that schools and colleges designated with a religious character in England and Wales are permitted by law to require certain posts to be filled by practising Catholics or individuals who hold a Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies. Where it is not a requirement of the role to be a practising Catholic, applications are invited from individuals committed to supporting the Catholic ethos of the school.

It is not a requirement of this role to be a practising Catholic and therefore, applications are invited from individuals committed to supporting the Catholic ethos of the school.

Please note that whilst the successful candidate will be appointed to a particular school within the Trust, the Trust reserves the right to deploy staff at any of its schools depending on need, where agreement is reached with all parties.


Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@corpuschristitrust.co.uk

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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Saint Paul's Catholic High School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
911 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0161 499 0000

Arranging a visit to Saint Paul's Catholic High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email headspa@st-paulshigh.net.

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