Class Teacher (NQTs welcome) - Fixed term, Part time, Cheltenham

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The Ridge AcademyCheltenham

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: MPR
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes



0.4 (2 days per week)

Would you like to work somewhere that you could make a real difference to children’s lives? 

Are you a hard working, enthusiastic individual? 

Would you like to be part of a warm, welcoming school? 

If so, we’d love to hear from you….

The Ridge is a very special learning community. We provide a “fresh start” for children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health problems (SEMH).  The curriculum is designed to support children in becoming confident and independent learners in a rapidly changing world.

We are looking to appoint a part time Teacher for two days per week with experience of teaching children with challenging behaviour in a mainstream or special school setting. 

As well as being an outstanding practitioner, experienced in the use of Assessment for Learning and Assessing Pupil Progress, you would actively engage in our nurture provision. This supports the children in developing the building blocks to learning through a specialist social and emotional curriculum and the principles of nurture. 

You will also need to undertake de-escalation and positive handling strategy training including physical intervention.

If you are interested and would like to be part of our friendly team, why not come and look around our warm, welcoming school?  To arrange a visit of for further details on the post, please contact the school office and ask for Jo Scriven HR Officer  on 01242 512680 or email  

This is a fixed term position until July 2019 and is required to commence September 2018.  Interviews will take place as and when convenient.

Closing date: Friday 15 June 2018.

As  the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, pension scheme and childcare vouchers.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. To apply, please click on the 'quick apply' button.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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More about The Ridge Academy
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Clyde Crescent, Whaddon, Cheltenham, GL52 5QH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1242 512680

The Ridge Academy has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere where the individual nature of every child is recognised and valued. All the children, parents, staff and governors are committed to working together to ensure that every child receives the su...