An opportunity has arisen for an English specialist at an exciting and challenging School: Portland School & Specialist College is a successful school meeting the needs of young people who experience Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties. We have a growing reputation for being at the cutting edge of innovation, especially with our work around attachment difficulties, emotion coaching, and our creative, enquiry led curriculum.
Are you a passionate and committed teacher, looking to make a difference to young peoples’ life chances, and invest in their futures?
We have a lot to offer:
- You will be working as part of a dedicated and supportive team.
- You will be leading teaching assistants in ensuring excellent engagement in learning
- You will be working in a ground-breaking school, providing education in a therapeutic environment.
- You will have opportunity to undertake Action Research with young people who suffer early childhood trauma and attachment difficulties.
- You will engage in quality Continued Professional Development
- You will take pride in the progress made by vulnerable young people
- You will rise to the challenges of your group and improve their social skills
Do you have what it takes?
- Experienced in delivering GCSE English?
- Are you an outstanding practitioner?
- Can you deliver first quality teaching?
- Do you have a positive ‘can do’ philosophy?
- Do you have excellent interpersonal skills (liking and respecting people)?
- Can you show us a passion for teaching?
- Do you have a good track record of teaching and behavioural management?
We are looking for outstanding people eager to grow and flourish within our school.
Ofsted judged us as a good school; we believe we are on the journey to great.
We welcome visits to our school. A member of our leadership team will be happy to answer any questions or queries you may have.
Application packs are available on our website, please click on the link below:
Closing date: Friday 27 April 2018
Start date: September 2018
Portland School & Specialist College,
Uttoxeter Road, Blythe Bridge,
Stoke on Trent, ST11 9JG