We are seeking to appoint a teacher for students aged 4-19 years, who have a range of special educational needs. This position offers an exciting and challenging opportunity to join the inspiring and highly skilled team at Grange School.
We are a happy, lively school where staff & pupils enjoy learning and achieving together. We are looking for a classroom practitioner who has the ability to share their practice, work with a positive and optimistic outlook and drive forward improvements. Collaboration is a strength of the school, and we wish to recruit 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
Grange School is part of the Prospere Learning Trust which believes in working collaboratively to ensure the best outcomes and life chances for students. Grange School is located in Gorton Manchester and provides 220 day places for 4 to 19 year old autistic children.
Our state of the art facilities include:
- a forest school area with small allotments that are accessible to all pupils but also used to deliver horticulture therapy
- a sensory-light room and a 4D installation in the hall to support teaching in a variety of subjects
- soft play areas, an outside gym and playground equipment that was designed with the help of an occupational therapist
Our specialist staff include;
- a speech and language therapist
- family liaison officer
- occupational therapist
- horticultural therapist
As part of the Manchester Schools Alliance, colleagues are committed to working in collaborative and innovative ways. All colleagues are currently working towards the NAS Austism Accreditation and the Healthy Schools award.
The leadership team are also in the process of writing and implementing a new, bespoke, curriculum called 'Know More, Remember More' which has been designed to meet the specific needs of their pupils. Key stage 4 and 5 pupils are also given the opportunity to participate in the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme.
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.
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Email your application to: email@example.com
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.
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.
Closing Date: 09 October 2020 12:00
Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/7055-55T