Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.
Rugeley School is an independent residential school for children with Autism from the age of 5-19 years. Our school, which opened in May 2000, stands at the forefront in the education of children with Autism.
We are looking for a Qualified Teacher with a minimum of 1 x years experience of teaching especially in an environment with challenging behaviours and autism. The successful applicant will be required to lead a whole class group in all aspects of the curriculum. The age range of our students is from 5 to 19.
Autism can present very challenging behaviours and staff must have the confidence and emotional resilience to deal with these.
A good level of physical fitness and the ability to work flexibly is essential for all of our posts.
For all roles we require a minimum of two references. References provided must cover the last 5 years.
Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.
If you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.
Closing date: 15th December 2017
Interviews: to be held in January 2018
From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.
The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.
As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.
Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.