Kirklington - Mansfield / Newark (NG22 8NB), Nottinghamshire
We are currently looking to recruit a passionate and experienced English Teacher to join our team in Kirklington, Newark, Nottinghamshire in the East Midlands. Our registration is from the ages of 9 – 17, therefore interested applicants must have experience of delivering programmes at Key Stage 3 and 4 and Key Stage 2 experience would also be beneficial. Experience of delivering Functional Skills is also desirable.The school caters for children and young people who have struggled in mainstream education environments and whose needs have subsequently been unmet. The Teacher will become part of a team that specialises in delivering curriculum designed to meet individual needs and give our students the best possible educational outcomes. At Wings our students benefit from our unique, bespoke creative curriculum with strategic support from multidisciplinary teams of therapists, and we are looking for the next member of our teaching team to enhance their learning experience.
Due to the needs of our Young People experience of teaching ASC students is essential.
The key responsibility for this role is securing high quality teaching and learning in all English lessons, Teachers will be responsible for ensuring that their practice embodies the highest standards of professionalism, and challenges all pupils with high expectations of behaviour and achievement. Other responsibilities will be to ensure the pastoral well-being of all pupils and to promote Wings School’s core ethos of achievement, community and enjoyment.
A Teacher at Wings School will:
- Implement whole-school and departmental priorities, including OfSTED Key Issues for Action
- Contribute to the review of subject development plans, audits, curriculum overviews and policies and handbook
- Contribute to the planning of Schemes of Learning indicating approaches to teaching, content, classroom organisation, resources, etc. relating to the National Curriculum programmes of study
- Ensure that the school’s specialisms in Mathematics and English are embedded in teaching and learning
- Work with others in the wider school to ensure that high performance standards are achieved and maintained
- Ensure that the regulations and procedures relating to Health & Safety, are followed, taking responsibility for the safety, welfare and discipline of pupils within the learning environment
- Create a happy, secure and stimulating learning environment
- Have sympathetic understanding of every child’s needs
- Have clear aims and objectives for every lesson and communicate them to the pupils
- Have well planned work, imaginatively introduced which caters for pupils’ differing learning styles
- Utilise ICT to enhance the quality and variety of teaching and to support pupils in utilising this key tool in their own learning
- Engage in continuous formative and summative assessment, tracking progress of pupils in line with school systems and provide guidance to pupils on next steps in their learning
- Maintain pupil records and report progress to parents/carers
- Secure high standards of behaviour in line with the School’s Code of Conduct and Behaviour Policy
- Share their talents, skills, ideas and enthusiasms for the benefit of the whole school and should be ready to accept responsibilities that extend beyond the classroom
- Complete the requirements of the school’s performance management process, as outlined in the school calendar
- Attend to personal professional development to ensure keeping abreast of national, local and school initiatives and best practice
- Deliver extra-curricular activities
- Partake in activities aimed at promoting the school, including, but not limited to, open evenings, visits to other schools and community events
- Carry out other tasks commensurate with their position, as directed by the Senior Leadership Team
Person Specification (Essential):
- Successful class teaching experience.
- Experience of working with children with SEMH, Behaviour difficulties and ASC
- A commitment to ongoing professional development.
- An excellent knowledge of the specialist curriculum area and how it may be effectively taught.
In return for your hard work and commitment to the role Kedleston will offer:
- Competitive salary
- Company Pension Scheme
- The opportunity to join a supportive and well established team
- The support to progress in your career
Kedleston Group Ltd is an independent provider of SEMH day and residential schools as well as children’s homes across England. We look for people who have the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people we support. We offer staff a comprehensive induction programme and ongoing training to ensure everyone is provided with the best possible start to their employment. Kedleston welcome and nurture staff through the organisation's training provision and seek staff and leaders who are motivated and focused in their delivery of the best education and care support. We have vacancies across England for management, teaching, care, support, administration and ancillary roles within this rapidly developing organisation.
Kedleston Group Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to act in the best interests of our pupils at all times. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.