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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    31 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 November 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - until 31st August 2023 with a view to extend

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £22,575 and £23,400

Actual salary

Between £20,003 and £20,734

Pay scale

Grade 3 SCP 5-7 (Outer London)

What skills and experience we're looking for

● First aid training/training as appropriate.

● Good numeracy/literacy skills.

● Be able to react constructively to challenging situationsinvolving the care and management of individual children.

● Being able to deal with emotional and physical challengespresented by regular involvement in physical intervention.

● Participate in development and training opportunities.

● Good knowledge of using specialist ICT resources /programmes to ensure pupil access

● Excellent communication skills together with the ability tocommunicate fluently in English to fulfil the requirements of the post.

● Use basic technology – computer, video, and photocopier.

● Ability to relate well to children and adults.

● Work constructively as part of a team, understandingclassroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these.

● Displays commitment to the protection and safeguarding ofchildren and young people.

● Participate in development and training opportunities.

● Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seeklearning opportunities.

● Working with or caring for children of relevant age.

● Enhanced DBS Check

● Above average exposure to pupils with traumatic,degenerative, terminal conditions, or who have difficult and demanding behavioural problems, will require the postholder to cope with above average levels of emotional stress.

● Close contact with pupils may result in some exposure tobodily fluids.

● May require Hepatitis B vaccination.

● Particularly in schools that have pupils with behaviouraldifficulties, postholder can be at risk of physical injury and needs to remain vigilant and observe risk assessment protocols.

● Members of staff must take part in the behavioural andphysical intervention training that it is offered by the School

What the school offers its staff

  • Competitive salary.
  • Collaborative working within our shared family of schools to support our endeavours to work smarter and achieve an effective balance between home and work.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.
  • Fantastic facilities to resource your ability to teach your students without limitations.
  • Exciting, accelerated leadership development and early promotion opportunities for the right candidates.

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.

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About Beckmead College

School type
Academy, ages 14 to 19
School size
72 pupils enrolled
Age range
14 to 19

Beckmead College is a successful, vibrant SEN school, for students with Social Emotional and Mental Health. A place where the children’s needs come first.

We have a highly motivated, caring, committed and loving staff team. Whose primary aim is to promote equality, nurture and progress, alongside supporting the needs of every child.

I would like all students to enjoy their time at Beckmead College and the learning process to be fun, stimulating and a challenging journey into adulthood. We set high expectations and want to give our students every opportunity to become confident and independent learners.

Beckmead College has an excellent Curriculum Offer: Maths, English, Science, Art, ICT, Citizenship, Employability, PSHE and Sports/fitness. We also have a vocational department consisting of Carpentry, bricklaying, painting and decorating, multi skills and hospitality and catering. The students have the opportunity to work towards GCSEs, Functional Skills and Entry level qualifications.

All staff work closely with parents/carers to ensure this happens and recognise the importance of good communication between home, school and multi - agencies.

Beckmead College consists of two sites. The Tennison road campus and Alverston gardens campus, within our college sites we are fortunate to have our own Multi use and game area, boxing ring, weights area/gym, modern vocational department and over 10 classrooms/nurture rooms equipped with interactive whiteboards.

Arranging a visit to Beckmead College

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

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