SEN - Class Teacher, Shrewsbury

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Severndale Specialist AcademyShrewsbury

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Mainscale / Upper Pay Scale plus SEN 1 Point
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

SEN - Class Teachers - Starting January 2019

Who are we?

Severndale Specialist Academy is a multi-site Academy catering for children with special educational needs in Shropshire. Our children and young people can access Severndale Specialist Academy from Reception through to Sixth Form and have a range of learning difficulties, physical and mobility difficulties and some pupils who require personal care. A number of our young people present behavioral difficulties arising from their condition; many have communication difficulties and use Makaton signing as their primary form of communication. 

We require innovative, highly motivated and inspirational staff to join the Severndale Team. You will be joining an exceptional group of highly skilled Teachers, Teaching Assistants and support staff who work collaboratively to provide a highly personalised curriculum.

What is the purpose of the role:

We are looking for inspiring and ambitious individuals to provide exciting and highly engaging quality teaching which delivers an appropriate curriculum that meets the needs of each pupil in accordance with the aims of the Academy. This will involve ongoing and close liaison with parents/carers, colleagues and other professionals and the management of a class team. 

Role requirements:

· Bachelor’s degree

· Qualified Teacher Status

· Newly Qualified Teachers welcome to apply

Skills required:

· Ability to build good relationships with children, teachers and parents

· Ability to cope with challenging behavior

· Encourage engagement and inclusion

Are you the candidate we are looking for?

· Outstanding Teacher / NQT

· Creative professional

· Enthusiasm to make a difference

· Can do attitude

· Inspiring and ambitious

· Working as part of a team

What’s included:

· Permanent post

· Salary Mainscale / Upper Pay Scale plus SEN 1 point (Teacher Mainscale)

· Full time from 1 September 2018

· Access to the School Advisory Service

· Bike to work scheme

· Continuing Professional Development 

· Teachers Pension Scheme

If you want to further your career in a fast paced envronment, then please complete the application form at and forward your information to Nic Copeland (Human Resources) by 9am Monday 24 September 2018.

Interviews taking place week commencing 1 October 2018.

Severndale Specialist Academy is committed to the safety and well-being of all pupils and staff. Posts are subject to enhanced DBS disclosures and safer recruiting process including pre-interview reference checks.

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More about Severndale Specialist Academy
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 19 years
Address: Monkmoor Campus, Woodcote Way, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 5SH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1743 563333
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Severndale Specialist Academy caters for children and young people from 3-25 years old. We are a large special school with over 400 pupils and students on role.

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