Salary Scale: MPS/UPS + SEN 1
Contract: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Start Date: Monday 19th April 2021
Job Advertised: Friday 15th January 2021
Closing Date: Monday 1st February 2021 12 noon
Interviews: Monday 8th February 2021
Please contact Rhona Mackintosh at the school if you would like to talk further about the position. (see how to apply for details) In light of the current situation, visits can be arranged for after school and we can arrange an informal discussion with the Formal Middle Leader or a Senior Leader at a convenient time.
The vacancy is suitable for experienced teachers and NQT’s
Please be aware we do not accept applications direct from agencies and also CV’s.
The Governors of this caring and successful school wish to appoint an enthusiastic, motivational and outstanding teacher to join our dedicated team at this exciting time in the life of the school. We are looking for a teacher who want to make a real difference to the lives of our pupils to inspire a desire for learning, to maintain our high standards and make a significant impact on the life chances of our pupils.
The successful candidate will excel in meeting the diverse needs of our pupils. You will be supported within your class by a team of Learning Support Assistants and by a Middle and Senior Leadership Team who have a secure understanding of the rewards and challenges of teaching in our school. Our staff are passionate about developing the learning and life chances and opportunities of our pupils and young people.
Broomfield South SILC is a 2-19 special school maintained by Leeds City Council at present and will be joining Cockburn MAT in the near future. Our pupils and young people have a wide range of learning difficulties, including Autistic Spectrum Condition.
We offer an inclusive setting operating on the main Broomfield site and two mainstream partnership sites:
• Windmill Primary School
• Rodillian Academy
This enables us to meet a wide variety of pupils’ needs and provide support and advice to the community.
Staff can be expected to work on any of the three sites if required
Applications from mainstream colleagues would be welcome but experience of teaching pupils with special needs and Autism Spectrum Condition across the age range would be an advantage. Please state any subject specialism and other interests/skills you can offer. The role will be in our Formal Teaching and Learning Group which follows the National Curriculum using personalised approaches incorporating EHCP outcomes. The majority of pupils in the formal department are working between P8 to Year 4 expected outcomes. The formal department has pupils in KS1, 2, 3 and 4. Pupils are grouped by age and cognition.
The successful candidates will have;
• Experience and skills of teaching pupils with a wide range of Special Educational Needs including ASC
• The ability to offer a range of inspirational teaching, learning, assessment and behaviour management strategies to ensure learning is engaging and inclusive
• High expectations, commitment and enthusiasm for both the personal and educational development of all pupils
• Excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills
• An ability to work collaboratively with parents, carers, multi- professionals and outside agencies
• The ability to work effectively within a team
• A passion for education and willingness to support staff in enabling all our pupils to reach their potential
• A commitment to making contributions to the life of the school
• A commitment to the provision of a high quality education for all
• Experience of leading a subject or be willing to take on this role
In addition, the following personal qualities;
• Positive and creative attitude
• Enthusiasm and the ability to motivate and inspire others
• Able to use initiative
• Willingness to reflect and share effective practice with others
In return we can offer:
• Friendly, enthusiastic and highly motivated pupils and young people
• The support of our strong, caring and committed staff team
• A comprehensive CPD programme with a commitment to developing your skills and career progression
We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds. Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of sex, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age, or disability.
Safeguarding Recruitment Statement
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
The Broomfield main site and our partnership sites have disabled access facilities, including a lift.
For further details and recruitment pack please contact Broomfield South SILC by email or visit our website. (see attached advert for details)
Please note that Broomfield South SILC operates No Smoking policy
Broomfield South SILC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.