Lead Teacher (Salisbury/Greater Manchester), Salisbury/Greater Manchester

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Five Rivers Child Care LimitedSalisbury/Greater Manchester
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £33,500 - £36,500
Contract term: Permanent

Lead Teacher (Salisbury/Greater Manchester)

Five Rivers Child Care is a leading Social Enterprise who turns children’s lives around. Our Education service is committed to providing warm and consistent environments where pupils develop positive behaviour, whether an in-house facility or our outreach service in the community, all our education services provide the same level of individual planning and learning for each child.

Our 1ACE (Another Chance Education) provision is for those who have had limited success in formal education, or who have struggled in specialist settings. Our teachers and support workers are specialist trained to work in developing the child. Our holistic approach boosts confidence, self-esteem and helps our young people to develop skills to be a successful learner. A therapeutic informed approach is used to recognise and reduce barriers to learning and create a personalised curriculum.

We are looking for Lead Teachers to join our friendly teams at our 1ACE provisions in either Salisbury or Greater Manchester, on a 12 month contract (with the view to going permanent). In this role you would be expected to ensure all children and young people within our care are secure and receiving the best possible educational provision and outcomes.

Working alongside the Head of Education and the Head of the local hub you will promote outstanding performance, ensure the education provision is inclusive, effective and innovative, to develop 1ACE outreach improvement plans and ensure their implementation is successful. The successful candidate will hold QTS as well as being able to evidence considerable experience in the following:

  • Working with children with Social, Emotional, Behavioural and additional need
  • To ensure high quality outcomes for pupils across the age range of the school by further developing maintaining an outstanding provision for pupils
  • Line management of Learning Support staff.
  • Secure and sustain effective teaching and learning throughout the school
  • Robust baseline, assessing and tracking of both traditional and non-traditional curriculums and learning programmes.
  • Working with internal colleagues, critical friends, parents and clinicians as well as the network of external colleagues in Local Authority SEN teams
  • High levels of self-reflection, motivation to improve own practice and a solution focussed, positive approach to operational challenges.

We are looking for a Lead Teacher who has experience of being a successful Leader in Education, working within a Special Education Setting (SEMH/SpLD), Experience of working in Safeguarding and Child protection, as well as working with a range of students between the ages of 7 and 12, experience of Ofsted inspection processes and an ability to work successfully and collaboratively.

In return, we will offer to the right candidate the opportunity to join a developing and improving establishment that is in an exciting period of transition and growth. You will receive training in Pro-active Approaches techniques as well as commitment to and support of your own professional development aspirations.

If you are successful you will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS Disclosure check prior to their employment and then on a 3-yearly update. Five Rivers requires full and satisfactory employment references covering 3 years. We require all new employees to bring proof of their identity and proof of right to work in the UK

Further Information:  https://fiveriverschildcareltd.peoplehr.net/Handlers/RichTextEditorImageDownload.ashx?file=/20200306_1ACE.docx

Five Rivers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including employment references and DBS check.We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Five Rivers is an Investor in People and Equal Opportunities employer



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Address: 47 Bedwin Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3UT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
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