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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible after appointment

  • Closing date

    26 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS / UPS depending on experience

Teacher (Resource Base) job summary

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic Class Teacher, who has an interest and passion for working with children with complex needs, to join our wonderful Resource Base team at Castle MeadSchool in Trowbridge. Castle Mead is a delightful schooland has anexceptional teaching team. This team, in conjunction with wonderful support staff, always aim to ensure children’s experiences are the very bestthey can be. 

The successful candidate will be passionate about working with children with complex needs, with responsibility for teaching a class within the Resource Base. They will be someone who has: 

  • Good knowledge of the SEN code of Practice, including a deep understanding of special learning needs such as ASD, ADHD, Global Delay, Attachment, Physical and Speech & Language needs
  • Experience in teaching children with SEND, preferably with experience in a Complex Needs Resource Base
  • The ability to liaise effectively with mainstream colleagues, parents and outside agencies
  • Experience and knowledge of Annual Reviews and the EHCP process 

 They will need to be:

  • Inclusive, passionate, and principled. These are our Trust core principles, and everyone who works for us embodies these in their own unique way
  • Passionate about providing memorable learning opportunities for all children within a creative and inspiring curriculum
  • Dedicated to our children, with a belief that all children can succeed
  • An excellent communicator, with fantastic interpersonal skills and high levels of emotional intelligence
  • Confident and proactive in the effective teaching of children with SEND
  • Resilient and determined to drive improvement to ensure the very best outcomes for the children 

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. If you would like to arrange this, please call the school office on 01225 768641. 

We recognise the value and contribution every member of our staff makes to our schools, and in return for their dedication and commitment we provide:

  • A clear vision with purpose and values that are supported by all our staff 
  • An ambitious and vibrant place to work, with enthusiastic staff and children in all of our schools
  • A highly organised and very supportive team
  • Dedicated weekly planning time which Teaching Assistants are paid to attend
  • High quality professional development opportunities from Day One, including a National College and National Online Safety training account, where you can access thousands of training courses online for free
  • Unlimited, free access to the Employee Assistance Programme which gives all our staff confidential support and guidance when they need it most
  • A clear, comprehensive induction process 

Hours of work: 0.4 FTE 

Contract type:Fixed term contract until 31 August 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All posts involving direct contact with children are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. However, amendments to the Exception Order 1975 (2013 & 2020) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’. These are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.

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About Castle Mead School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
379 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Castle Mead school is a vibrant, growing primary school in the heart of East Trowbridge. Rated ‘Good’ at its last Ofsted inspection, the school continues to go from strength to strength under the new leadership of Mrs Emma Larkham, with two form entry, an onsite Nursery and Complex Needs Resource Base.

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