30 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    28 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 - UPS3 depending on experience

Additional allowances

Qualified teachers will also receive an SEN allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Knowledge of assessment and teaching strategies appropriate to children with Special Educational Needs
  • Knowledge of the current legislative framework within which teachers operate, including the SEN Code of Practice, Curriculum 2000 and the Literacy and Numeracy Strategies
  • Knowledge and understanding of KS1 and KS2 Primary curriculum
  • Knowledge and understanding of ASD/SEMH issues, including the emotional and physical challenges presented by regular involvement in physical intervention
  • The ability to relate to and empathise with children who may have complex and severe emotional social and behavioural difficulties
  • Effective group management skills of children with severe emotional, social and behavioural difficulties
  • Ability to plan and teach to meet the individual needs of the children
  • An ability to empathise with the children and to provide a structure that facilitates emotional social and behavioural development
  • Sensitivity to and concern for the needs of children and their families
  • Ability to establish and sustain good relationships with both children and adults
  • Commitment to work as a supportive member of a team within LA guidelines
  • Capacity to take responsibility and work relatively independently in relation to his her class
  • Insight into the emotional social and behavioural development of the children who attend a special school

What the school offers its staff

  • Great pension scheme
  • CPD for Career progression
  • Teacher training programme
  • Staff discount scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

The Beckmead Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people so expect all staff, volunteers and contractors, to share this commitment. As part of our safeguarding commitment, appointment to any post is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, medical clearance (including the ability to participate in Physical Intervention), satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check as well as evidence of the right to live and work in the United Kingdom. We will also carry out an online search on shortlisted candidates to help identify any incidents/issues which are publicly available online.

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@beckmeadtrust.org

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About The Flagship School

School type
Free School, ages 6 to 16
School size
Up to 72 pupils
Age range
6 to 16

We have created a school for neuro-diverse children that offers a stimulating, inspiring and nurturing environment, where your child will be supported to explore and develop their own set of unique talents.

We recognise that every child who attends our school is unique and take a holistic approach to their learning, by offering:

an exciting, high quality and creative curriculum designed to meet their specific learning styles and interests; bringing to life the core subjects of maths, English, science and computing, complemented by a programme of enhanced subjects and enriching life skills

a dedicated team of teachers and therapists who work together so that every aspect of the school day provides opportunities for pupils to make progress; academically, socially and emotionally

an architect-designed building that has been created for special needs children, offering accessible and imaginative classrooms for learning, dedicated outdoor spaces and a forest school, alongside a range of facilities and equipment to engage and inspire

Our aim is for every pupil to leave our school with the life skills, resilience and educational attainment they need to lead a meaningful and rewarding life.

Arranging a visit to The Flagship School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@beckmeadtrust.org.

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