Primary Teacher, Towcester, Northamptonshire

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Cambian Potterspury Lodge SchoolTowcester, Northamptonshire
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TPS
Contract term: Permanent

 32.83 Hours per Week, Term-Time, 38 weeks plus Training days.

We're really making a difference to people's lives. Join us.

We believe that everyone has a personal best. Those we care for and those who care for them. As a Cambian Teacher, you’ll find that you’re part of a close, supportive team, all focused on doing amazing work. You’ll be trusted, valued, encouraged and developed to become the best you can be. And get huge satisfaction from helping the people we care for achieve their personal best too.

About the school

Potterspury Lodge School is growing following successful residential and education Ofsted reports. We are working towards outstanding and are looking for an enthusiastic teacher to support our fabulous students to achieve their personal best. If you’re looking for a new challenge and a beautiful place to work then this is the role for you.

In this role you will:

  • Maintain an up to date understanding of Special Educational Needs (SEN) principles, definitions and basic practice. This includes an awareness of the roles and responsibilities of those who contribute to SEN programmes.
  • Communicate and consult with parents/carers and other appropriate people, participating in student focused meetings as required.
  • Recognise, value and raise the achievement of students.
  • Use effective teaching strategies and lesson structures to deliver the curriculum.
  • Develop communication, literacy, numeracy skills and ICT capability.
  • Promote social and emotional development, positive behaviour and, where appropriate to the age group taught, to prepare for adulthood.
  • Participate in the arrangements for the performance management of teachers. This includes undertaking training and development to keep abreast of current developments and to meet identified needs.
  • Supervise and, so far as is practicable, teach any students whose teacher is not available.
  • Remain vigilant and do everything possible to protect students/residents and others from abuse of a physical, emotional, sexual, neglectful, financial or institutional nature.
  • Act as mentor to newly appointed education staff.
  • Have a duty (under Health & Safety legislation) to take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and that of others.

We're looking for people who have:

  • Knowledge of specific subject area(s) to be taught.
  • Knowledge of the learning process and good educational practice.
  • Knowledge of learning disabilities and/or special needs relevant to the establishment.
  • An understanding of actions or situations that might be considered as ‘discrimination’ and an understanding of how these can be prevented.
  • Ability to plan and prepare educational activities to meet specified needs and review their effectiveness.
  • Ability to provide learners with effective support.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems as effectively as is possible.
  • Recognised qualification relevant to the subject areas to be taught.
  • Current driving licence with no disqualifications or serious offences within past 3 years.

In return you can expect:

  • Pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Refer a colleague programme
  • Regular coaching and support
  • Maternity pay
  • External Training
  • Free Parking

Closing date: 13/10/17
Interview date: 18/10/17

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Job location

More about Cambian Potterspury Lodge School
Address: Potterspury Lodge, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 7LL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 800 138 1418