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SEN Teacher

Are you an inspirational, committed, dynamic teacher, seeking to join an equally exciting team? If so, Mabel Prichard School have an opportunity for you, we are seeking to appoint a Teacher in our School.  As part of their professional development, teachers have the opportunity to work in all phases of the school.

Our teachers work with  multi-disciplinary teams, including speech and language therapists, physio therapists and occupational therapists. We also work closely with the CAMHS (child and adult mental health services) to ensure all students have the support they need to learn.

At Mabel Prichard School, we believe in:

  • Motivating our pupils to learn throughout their lives.
  • Preparing them for a meaningful adulthood.
  • Encouraging success as individuals and as part of the community.

Our curriculum offers a broad range of opportunities to face challenge; develop independence; prepare for adulthood; discover the world; be safe and develop the skills and knowledge to lead a happy, positive and fulfilled life.

Through our strong caring ethos, we support students to respect their whole community, regardless of background, race, gender, faith and disability and to celebrate diversity, so our students are able to develop skills of empathy and tolerance in their life ahead.

We believe education plays a pivotal role in developing as individuals, alongside the vital input from families and other professionals whom we enjoy working closely with. The purpose of the school is to create opportunities through education for each student to value themselves and each other; develop confidence; communicate their thoughts and ideas and to enjoy discovering their strengths to take forward in their life ahead.

You will:

  • Have experience of working with children with special educational needs
  • Be an excellent team player
  • Demonstrate a reflective, creative approach to teaching
  • Believe passionately all students should be offered every opportunity to reach their full potential
  • Want to take advantage of our excellent CPD and career development opportunities
  • Maybe have an interesting skill or talent to share with our students

Although this role currently carries no leadership responsibility, the school is committed to developing individuals and there may be opportunities in the future to progress.

Mabel Prichard School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory “Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check”.

The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post. All cases are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed   

All applications will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to British values. 

We encourage anyone considering applying for the role to visit the school first. You can find an application form and job description on the school website www.mabelprichard.org  

For further information or to arrange a visit please contact Lucy Wawrzyniak, Headteacher on 01865 777878 or email recruitment@mabelprichard.org

Application Procedure

Applicants must complete the school's application form in full, with all requirements, for their submission to be considered. 

Please send your completed application form to recruitment@mabelprichard.org by 5pm Sunday 19th January 2020.

Shortlisted candidates will be informed by 5pm on Tuesday 21st January 2020

Interviews will be held on Thursday 30th January 2020 . The selection process will include a student panel, teaching a lesson and a panel interview.

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Selection Criteria

Pastoral Support Worker x 2

Pastoral support worker

Grade 9 (£26,999 to £29,636)

Actual salary £21,042 to £23,097

33 hours a week term time + 5 inset days

Hours Monday to Thursday 8.30 to 3.30 and Friday 8.30 to 3.15

Mabel Prichard School is recruiting two pastoral support workers who will work supporting the specific needs of children with high levels of anxiety, cognition and learning and autistic spectrum conditions. These specific role is to work as part of a two to one team on the personal pathway for one of our students.

The role of the PSW involves setting appropriate boundaries for students who have additional behavioural needs, and may exhibit complex barriers to learning. As a result of your strength of practice you will support other staff in their development in these areas. You will take a resilient and instinctive approach in meeting our students’ needs and will be prepared to undertake restrictive physical interventions following training. You will have the ability to use behaviour management strategies effectively and be able to work using your own initiative while following policies and procedures to deliver positive outcomes.  You will support colleagues within the class environment as well as the community on learning activities designed to encourage engagement with learning, the development of social and independence skills and preparation for adulthood.

You will demonstrate a high level of flexibility and will welcome the opportunity to work in different settings with different approaches to engage learners. You will be capable of establishing a rapid rapport with colleagues and students, and will relish the opportunity to extend your skills and experience in the SEND arena.

If you share our passion for making a real difference to the lives of children and young people with special needs, this is an opportunity to work in a successful and thriving SEND school where you could make a real difference to our students’ lives.  In return for your contribution to our team, you will work in an organisation which will support your career development, in a role which is rewarding and fulfilling.  

 Application process

To apply for this post, please complete the application form on our website www.mabelprichard.org under ‘vacancies’ and return your application by email to recruitment@mabelprichard.org or by post by 12pm on Monday 13th January. You could  also request a pack by telephone 01865 777878.   

Please ensure you detail any gaps in employment, and use the selection criteria which is contained in the job pack when you prepare your application, as shortlisting for interview will be based on how closely you demonstrate your ability to fulfil the essential criteria.  We do not accept CVs. If you are shortlisted, we will take up written references before your interview so please provide permission for this and provide accurate phone and email contact details for your referees. One of your referees must be your current or last employer, and if you are employed in a school, must include your current Head Teacher.

 

Mabel Prichard School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, Occupational Health check and a probationary period of 6 months. The Gallery Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of ethnic backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our school community. 

Pastoral support worker 2

Teaching Assistant Vacancy x 2

Special School Teaching Assistants x 2

Grade 6 £19,945 - £22,021 FTE (Actual £13,469) -Term time only

30 hours per week

Permanent

Are you dynamic and energetic and committed to improving opportunities for children? Are you seeking to join an equally exciting team? If so, Mabel Prichard School has an opportunity for you. We are seeking to appoint two teaching assistants, one with Early Years’ experience, to support our students in their learning to ensure they have the best life chances possible.

Mabel Prichard is a special school for children with profound and multiple learning difficulties and severe learning difficulties with an age range of 2 to 19 over two sites. Our classes vary from 8 to 10 students and we have a team of adults working in each. We offer training across a number of areas and support and encourage career development.

To apply for this job, you will:

  • Have experience of working with children with PMLD, SLD, ASD and other complex needs.
  • Be an excellent team player
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills which will be assessed at interview.
  • Believe passionately all students should be offered every opportunity to reach their full potential.
  • Maybe have an interesting skill or talent to share with our students.
  • Be keen to undertake professional development to build your skills.

For an application form and job description, please visit the school website at  www.mabelprichard.org.

For further information or to arrange a school visit please contact the school office on 01865 777878 or email recruitment@mabelprichard.org.

Mabel Prichard School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post involves the type of work with children and young people that require applicants to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post. All cases are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed.

All applications will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to British values.

Application Procedure

Applicants must complete the school's application form in full and meet all requirements for their submission to be considered.

Please send your completed application forms to recruitment@mabelprichard.org

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