SEN Class Teacher, Sheffield

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Brantwood Specialist SchoolSheffield

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Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £22,903 to £32,499 per annum, starting salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. This role also attracts a class teacher responsibility allowance of £2,500.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

   Brantwood Specialist School

Brantwood Specialist School is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ruskin Mill Trust and offers a unique, holistic and pupil-centred approach to the education and care of 7-19 year olds who have not succeeded in mainstream provision.  The school provides an educational experience based on the National and Steiner Waldorf Curriculum, embedding the RMT practical skills therapeutic educational curriculum with accredited qualifications.

Due to an increase in student numbers applications are invited for the following post, based at Brantwood Specialist School, Sheffield.


£22,903 to £32,499 per annum, starting salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. This role also attracts a class teacher responsibility allowance of £2,500.

Please note this role is employed for 37.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year with 38 days annual leave including bank holidays.

In this role you will be ensuring the pupils of Brantwood Specialist School engage in learning and achieve by providing practical, experiential and therapeutic education through careful planning of the structure, methodology and delivery of the learning experience. 

You will apply your knowledge about learning and the modes of learning to plan and deliver aspects of the Steiner Waldorf Curriculum within the assessment framework of the National Curriculum in addition to their subject area.

You will ensure that students develop basic skills in numeracy, literacy, ICT and in the Core Learning Skills, together with social skills and will provide opportunities for students to practice and develop these skills, assessing their progress in accordance with the School’s assessment schedule and Curriculum Policy.

You will have Qualified Teacher Status, experience of the National Curriculum framework of assessment, excellent communication and organisational skills and a practical approach to engaging age pupils. You will also have experience of working with children with learning difficulties and/or learning disabilities. Experience within specialist education and the Steiner Waldorf Curriculum are also desirable.

A flexible and professional approach to work is required. 

Closing date for applications: Noon Friday 25th May 2018

Brantwood Independent Specialist School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS Enhanced Disclosure (previously known as the CRB).Brantwood Independent Specialist School is committed to becoming an equal opportunities employer.


To request an application pack, or for further information, please look on the Trust’s website or contact Tracey Marshall, Human Resources Assistant, Department of Human Resources, Freeman College, Sterling Works, 88 Arundel Street, Sheffield, S1 2NG.  Telephone 0114 252 5978 or email to whom fully completed applications must be returned.


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More about Brantwood Specialist School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 19 years
Address: 1 Kenwood Bank, Sheffield, Yorkshire, S7 1NU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 114 258 9062