Mayfield Special School changed its designation from SLD and PMLD to include pupils with social, emotional and behavioral difficulties. The school is now operational on three sites which are 12 miles apart. The Chestnut site is managed on a daily basis by the Head of Centre with Mayfield providing strategic leadership, support and monitoring. The Successful candidate will be employed to work at the Brixham site.
We are currently seeking an exceptional individual to join our team, who have the qualities and passion to work with children with challenging behaviour and experience significant barriers to learning. You will have a caring and child centred approach; with an ability to show empathy, perseverance, personal resilience, patience and an ability to work flexibly as part of a supportive team.
You will have:
- Evidence of being an outstanding teacher qualified teacher status
- A passion for working with children with Social emotional mental health difficulties (SEMH) and associated challenging behaviour
- Teaching experience (SEN/BEHD) and/or early years experience
- An up to date knowledge of the primary curriculum
- A drive for improving the outcomes of the children in your care.
An understanding of Behaviour Emotional and Social Difficulties and effective strategies to support and promote achievement are essential.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate: high expectations of achievement, a vibrant and creative approach to learning, commitment to excellence and outstanding outcomes in both academic and emotional and social development and an ability to develop positive relationships with the most challenging of children. Knowledge and experience of using the Thrive approach in supporting children would be a distinct advantage.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and other rigorous pre-employment checks.
CVs will not be accepted in place of a standard application form. Please send completed application forms to the school via the school website.
Closing Date: 24th November 2017
Interview Date: ASAP