Humanities Lead Teacher, Woodhouse Eaves, Leicestershire

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Maplewell Hall SchoolWoodhouse Eaves, Leicestershire

Date posted:
Start date: April 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS + SPN 1/2
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Maplewell Hall is a special school for students with moderate learning difficulties aged 11 – 19 years. At present there are 215 students on roll. The school is situated in extensive grounds in Charnwood Forest just outside Woodhouse Eaves,  six miles from Loughborough.  Maplewell Autism Provision (MAP) opened in September 2016 and provides personalised learning for 25 -30 students with high functioning Autism and is designed to support students in reaching their full potential.

Maplewell Hall School is seeking to add a qualified, enthusiastic and inspirational teacher to their ever increasing team of staff. The subject area of Humanities require a leader who will capture the imagination of our learners and challenge each and every student that enters the classroom. This small and refined department plays an integral role in the core key stage 3 and 4 curriculum offer. There will also be opportunity to enrich the key stage 5 curriculum offer. 

Working with our students at Maplewell is both challenging and rewarding. Our team of staff work together to develop students’ confidence, academic and practical life skills, preparing them for life after school. 

The successful candidate will have the ability to challenge students as well as encourage and support the less able in order to ensure that all students reach their potential. 

Members of the department work as a team when preparing materials; sharing resources and ideas is a strong feature of the department. 

This permanent post is paid on Main/Upper Pay Scale + SPN 1/2 dependant on experience.

Maplewell Hall has a commitment to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people. We have robust processes and procedures to reduce risk and continuously promote a positive culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. 

The post you are applying for involves working with children and young people and you will be subject to Maplewell Hall’s safer recruitment process. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure check.

The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 aims to ensure that offenders who have not re-offended for a period of time since their conviction are not unfairly discriminated against when applying for jobs. The post you are applying for is exempt from this Act due to the nature of the work to be undertaken. This means you are NOT entitled to withhold information about convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings, which for other purposes would be regarded as spent. 

The closing date for completed application forms is 9am Wednesday 19th December 2018 and interviews will be held w/c Monday 7th January 2019.  If you have not heard from us by 31st January 2019 you can assume that, in this instance, you have not been successful. 

We wish you every success in the future and if you require any further information or would like to visit the school, please contact us. 



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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Maplewell Road, Woodhouse Eaves, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 8QY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1509 890237
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