Primary Teacher, Chippenham, Wiltshire

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Notton House AcademyChippenham, Wiltshire

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR plus SEN 1 allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Primary Teacher (MPR/UPR + SEN 1 Allowance) 

Notton House Academy is a residential academy based near Chippenham, Wiltshire, which caters for up to 50 boys aged 8-18 with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH) and/or ASC/SLCN.

The school is a key part of Bristol’s provision and that of neighbouring authorities for pupils with SEMH.  The school was judged as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2015 and ‘Good’ for Residential care Ofted in February 2019. We have a skilled, committed, caring staff and the active support of the Academy Council.

We are seeking an outstanding and creative practitioner to deliver an excellent learning experience for our students. We are committed to continued professional development on our journey to Outstanding.  We want to inspire our students and help them understand the value an importance of becoming an independent and lifelong learner.  

The role of Primary Teacher will be an opportunity to develop and grow this curriculum area, making links with our local and MAT schools.  This is a permanent position required as soon as possible.  Interviews dates to be confirmed. 

The Primary Department

Would you like the time and the opportunity to be a part of a Primary Department in a school where learning is at the heart of its curriculum? Can you inspire and engage reluctant learners and build confidence to enable them to realise and celebrate their talents? We seek a creative and innovative Primary Teacher to join our established team as soon as possible. We are looking for a committed and developing teacher, who will not settle for anything less than exciting, dynamic and provide excellent opportunities for our young people.  

Notton House has a warm, welcoming atmosphere in an attractive location. Our staff are dedicated and committed to providing broad and varied learning experiences in and outside of the classroom. We relentlessly focus on providing students every opportunity to access an individualised, broad and creative curriculum. Our school has 50 students on role, with no more than 5 in a class which allows each student the time they require with resourceful staff who will not settle for underachievement, even in the face of adversity.

We believe that SEMH and/or ASC/SLCN needs and a traditional classroom environment should not be a barrier to discovering talents.  

Completed applications should be returned by noon on Friday 24th  January 2020.  Interviews will take place on Thursday 30th January 2020

Informal visits are welcomed and encouraged and can be arranged by telephoning 01249 730407

All positions subject to an enhanced DBS check




More about Notton House Academy
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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 8 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational