English Teacher, Bexley

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Woodside SchoolBexley
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Start date: September 2018 or sooner if possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS or UPS depending on experience plus SEN 1 point
Contract term: Permanent

At Woodside School, we are at an exciting point of improvement and are seeking to appoint dedicated staff who share our vision and values. We are an all all age special school (5-19), catering for children and young people with a range of learning difficulties, including Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and moderate learning. Our School is part of the Belmont Woodside Federation. The two schools share one Executive Headteacher. We are committed to enabling our young people to achieve their best in education and in preparation for future life. We have high expectations for all our young people, we strive to ensure that individual needs, interests and abilities are recognised and met. We celebrate difference whilst encouraging curiosity and creativity. We work hard to enable our young people to be independent, resilient and able to make positive life choices, confidently contributing to and being valued by the communities in which they live.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational, enthusiastic practitioner who either have experience of working with children and young people with autism and other complex needs or are willing to develop their skills in this field of work. You will need to demonstrate effective differentiation, individual success criteria, and accurate assessment. Being flexible and creative in order to adapt your style of work to pupils with special needs will ensure you are successful.

We offer:

  • Friendly, enthusiastic, delightful pupils and students
  • A committed and caring staff team
  • A proactive and supportive SLT and governing body
  • A comprehensive induction and an ongoing extensive CPD programme
  • Opportunities to develop your skills and talents
  • Very small class sizes with high pupil/staff ratio

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages. The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. To request an application form or for an informal discussion please contact Lisa Wilson on: 01322 358802 or officemanagerwoodside@bwf.education

For further information about the school please visit the school website: www.woodside.bexley.sch.uk

Closing Date for Applications: Noon on Friday 20th April 2018
Interviews: Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Previous applicants need not apply.

References will be requested for those short listed only and prior to interview. Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.



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Address: Colyers Lane, Erith, Kent, DA8 3PB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1322 350123