Classroom Teacher & Designated Teacher for Children Looked After (CLA)

Pinewood SchoolHertfordshire

Pinewood School Academy Trust is a SEND Secondary School in Ware, Hertfordshire which provides education for students with a range of needs including Autism, Down’s Syndrome and other conditions that result in a developmental delay. We cater for over 160 pupils in School year 7 to 11. All our pupils have Education, Health and Care Plans which means we have to work closely with not only Hertfordshire Local Authority but also Essex and Enfield too to ensure effective provision to meet all the needs that our pupils bring with them. We are looking for a Classroom Teacher to join our friendly staff team and are especially interested to hear from Primary practitioners who have a particular interest in Maths, to support our students. This role also offers the opportunity to undertake the role of Designated Teacher for Children Looked After (CLA) , which will be tightly focused around supporting CLA and monitoring the provision for students in receipt of Pupil Premium Grant in the school. You will be supported in these responsibilities with five additional periods of non-contact time weekly and TLR2. The successful candidate will bring creativity and innovation to developing a holistic curriculum designed to meet the needs of the individual student. Our new team member of will also bring an engaging personality and a sense of humour to the work of the school. Experience of working within a Special School is not a pre-requisite for this position. Rather, an interest and enthusiasm for developing within this exciting, challenging and rewarding area of education is key. Due to current social distancing measures, Interviews will be held virtually. Pinewood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.  

Closing date: 14/01/2021 17:00:00

Interview date: Friday 22nd & Monday 25th January 2021

Pinewood is a very successful mixed secondary school for 159 pupils with 'Moderate Learning Difficulties'. The school is located in a very attractive rural area of extensive, landscaped woodland within walking distance of Ware Town. We are committed to the personal development of our pupils and staff who are willing to contribute to our wide and varied programme of curricular and extra-curricular activities. Visits are always welcome by appointment.

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Pinewood School
Hoe LaneWareHertfordshireSG12 9PBUnited Kingdom
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