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Job details
Employer Bishopton PRU Primary & Secondary
Location Stockton-on-Tees
Salary £22,023 - £37,496 Annually Benefits & Grade: Main/upper pay scale
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

Bishopton Pupil Referral Unit is on an exciting journey developing our provision to become at least good. Our provision caters for pupils within Stockton authority. The Bishopton site for Key Stage 2/3/4 pupils has provision for up to 50 pupils and supports pupils who are permanently excluded, partnership places or have been admitted by the Fair Access Protocol. Bishopton also brokers vocational placements with alternative providers for Key Stage 4 pupils who remain solely on the rolls of their mainstream schools.

Redhill is a separate building on the same site as Bishopton for Anxious/Medical Pupils and has provision for 25 pupils as well as overseeing home and hospital tuition.

The total number on roll varies in line with demand.

We wish to appoint an innovative, inspiring and experienced English teacher, with an outstanding record of managing children with challenging behaviour and ensuring good progress. You will be expected to be able to plan, implement and deliver a personalised curriculum for KS4 English in preparation for both the Functional Skills and GCSE level examinations.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have successful teaching experience with pupils with a wide range of SEND.
  • Be able to demonstrate experience of planning and delivering a personalised curriculum.
  • Monitor, track and assess pupil progress to improving the quality of learning through the use of data and personal growth through the knowledge of pupil’s developmental needs.
  • Be a consistently good/outstanding teacher.
  • Be committed, flexible and able to motivate students of all abilities.
  • Be able to motivate others in the pursuit of continuous improvement within the subject area.
  • Be passionate about developing the whole child.
  • Be up to date with curriculum developments in English, including those at KS3 and GCSE.
  • Be excited by the opportunities presented by different learning methodologies and new technologies.
  • Have the ability to stimulate curiosity, interest and enjoyment in subject area.
  • Demonstrate creative teaching skills and a professional approach.
  • Have high expectations of pupils.
  • Have the determination to raise pupil achievement.
  • To undertake the professional duties outlined above by having regard to national standards.

This is a particularly challenging role and the successful candidate must be committed to creating a positive learning environment no matter what barriers they may face. You will need a high level of resilience and a commitment to working as an emotionally intelligent team to support vulnerable children.


The school is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

This vacancy closes at 12 noon, 28/06/2017

Bishopton PRU
Marsh House Avenue,
TS23 3HB
Tel: (01642) 566369

Acting Head Teacher: Miss Sarah Birch

About the employer

Information about Bishopton PRU Primary & Secondary
Org type Pupil Referral Unit(PRU)
Funding status State
Gender Mixed
Age range 7 - 16 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Marsh House Avenue
County Durham
TS23 3HB
United Kingdom