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Teacher

Contact Information: careers@kedlestonschools.com
Location: B19 3HU
Salary: up to £35,000 per annum
Date Posted: 12/04/2019
Closing Date: 17-05-19
Job Type: permanent
Setting: Arc Oakbridge School
Job Qualifications: No Qualifications

We are currently looking to recruit a passionate and experienced Teacher to join our brand new school in Birmingham. Arc Oakbridge is an independent, specialist day school providing education for boys and girls aged seven to 16 years who are living on the autism spectrum and who have complex needs. Our school is specifically designed to be a low arousal, calm and nurturing environment in which young people with autism can learn and grow. Our students all have a diagnosis of autism; are all verbal and, also have additional and complex needs, therefore experience in this area is essential. Due to the model of curriculum both primary and secondary specialist applications are welcome. The school is registered to take up to 40 students.

Interview date: 20 May 2019

Main Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, deliver and assess outstanding teaching and learning using proven methods and approaches that enable autistic young people to learn
  • Be a class tutor, ensuring pastoral needs are met and establishing excellent relationships with parents and carers
  • Manage a staff team of teachers and LSAs
  • Inspire trust and confidence in pupils, colleagues, parents and other professionals
  • Build team commitment with colleagues and in the classroom
  • Promote the wider aspirations and values of the school
  • Engage in whole school activities as required by the Headteacher
  • Adhere to all working protocols as agreed and published in the School handbook
  • Plan and lead children in off-site enrichment activities
  • Ensure you uphold all safeguarding procedures, including engaging in annual safeguarding training, including induction training

Person Specification (Essential)

  • Proven ability that you are an excellent teacher with a lively and effective classroom teaching style, which engages and motivates young people
  • Previous managerial experience
  • Experience of working with children with SEN, SEMH or ASC
  • A commitment to engaging young people, with a willingness to bring new ideas to the curriculum for both in and out of the classroom
  • An excellent knowledge of the specialist curriculum area and how it may be effectively taught.
  • Experience within a primary or secondary setting
  • QTS

Person Specification (Desirable)

  • Familiar with frameworks for monitoring and assessment of social and communication skills for pupils with ASC
  • Experience of working with pupils with sensory processing difficulties and creating programmes to enable these pupils to make progress

Arc Oakbridge School is part of the Kedleston Group Ltd, which is an independent provider of SEMH day and residential schools as well as children’s homes across England. We look for people who have the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people we support. We offer staff a comprehensive induction programme and ongoing training to ensure everyone is provided with the best possible start to their employment. Kedleston welcome and nurture staff through the organisation's training provision and seek staff and leaders who are motivated and focused in their delivery of the best education and care support. We have vacancies across England for management, teaching, care, support, administration and ancillary roles within this rapidly developing organisation.

Kedleston Schools Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to act in the best interests of our pupils at all times. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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