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Prospect House Primary Specialist Support School Teacher

This is a full time and permanent post. Required to start September 2020.

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: Main to Upper +SEN1 £26,582-£42,699
  • Contract: Full Time Permanent
  • Applications Close: 24 May 2020 00:00
  • Start Date: 01/09/2020
  • NQTs Considered: Yes

Job details

Prospere Learning Trust is delighted to be opening a new Primary Special School from September 2020. Initially, the base for the school will be Grange School, Manchester moving into a purpose built site from 2021 in Blackley, north Manchester.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced teacher with a proven track record of outstanding teaching and learning for children aged 3-11 years, who have a range of special educational needs. This position offers an exciting and challenging opportunity to join a new team. We are a happy, lively school where staff & pupils enjoy learning and achieving together.

Role Purpose

Candidates will possess the ability to share their practice, work with a positive and optimistic outlook and drive forward improvements. We welcome applications from experienced/Newly Qualified Teachers who have experience in Special Educational Needs (SEN) or mainstream schools who have the capacity to develop their skills quickly. The successful candidate will be a team player who will work well with school leaders, teachers and teaching assistants to develop the highest standard of pedagogy within the classroom.

The successful candidate will:

  • have experience of teaching pupils with special educational needs and disabilities,
  • have a proven track record of outstanding teaching with evidence of impact,
  • have the skills to lead a team in the classroom,
  • have the ability to think critically, creatively and be decisive,
  • be enthusiastic, evaluative, reflective and inspirational, with the ability to motivate others to take on new challenges that will enhance the learning opportunities that we offer
  • have excellent communication skills
  • have an interest in teaching a range of subjects as the timetable requires
  • be able to contribute fully to the life of the school

We offer you:

  • A supportive, enthusiastic and collaborative staff team
  • A well-resourced environment with excellent professional development opportunities
  • Strong links with other schools
  • Fantastic students and a vibrant school community

We are committed to ensuring ongoing training and personalised development for all staff. We offer a wide range of other benefits to staff including: excellent pension schemes (Teachers Pension for Teaching Staff, Greater Manchester Pension Fund for support staff) and cycle to work scheme. We also have a strong focus on staff wellbeing, providing support for healthcare costs plus access to counselling and 24-hour telephone healthcare advice through the BUPA Health Cash Plan.

About us

Prospect House is a new free special primary school, that will open temporarily on the Grange site for one year in September 2020. Children will be offered an innovative curriculum, and have a purpose built new building. The school is sited in Higher Blackley. The school prospectus can be found here Prospect House Prospectus

Please visit the Trust website for vacancies https://prospere.org.uk/about-us/trust-schools

Safeguarding information

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

How to apply - information for applicants

Email your application to jobs@prospere.org.uk 

Please note that CVs and agencies will be ignored 

Application Procedure:

Closing Date for Applications: Sunday 24th May 2020 and interviews will take place on Friday 29th May 2020 via video call. The link information for the interview will be provided. The role will be to start in September 2020. Click on the school name below to be redirected to the website. Candidates will be shortlisted against the person specification for the post. Please complete an application form and email it to jobs@prospere.org.uk Please insert Prospect House in the subject box of the email. If you require further information, please contact Sam Rushton at s.rushton@prospere.org.uk Candidates are asked to submit their most recent Lesson Observation and Performance Management documentation with the application form. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview. Please note we do not accept CVs and references will be applied for at the shortlisting stage.  

The Prospere Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. 

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable. 

Closing Date: 24 May 2020 00:00

Shortlisting: Not Known

Interviews: 29/05/2020

Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/0000-2S