Not the right job for you? Start a new job search on Tes

Job details

Job details
Employer Brantwood Specialist School
Location Sheffield
Salary £22,235.64 to £31,552 per annum
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

Brantwood Specialist School is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ruskin Mill Trust and will offer a unique, holistic and student-centred approach to the education and care of 7-19 year olds, specialising in students who are on the Autistic spectrum and who have not succeeded in mainstream provision.  The school will provide an educational experience based on the National and Steiner Waldorf Curriculum, embedding the practical skills therapeutic educational curriculum with accredited qualifications. Applications are invited for the following post, based at Brantwood Specialist School, Sheffield.

Salary: Points 1-6: £22,235.64 to £31,552 per annum, starting salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.
Contract: Please note this role is employed to work for 52 weeks of the year with 38 days annual leave (including bank holidays) to be taken during the year.

Working alongside the other teachers you will deliver sessions within educational themes, presenting literacy and numeracy as well as the foundation subjects in a cross-curricular, creative, challenging and suitably differentiated manner so that students reach their potential and the expectations of the National Curriculum.

You will ensure that students develop 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. You will also plan and deliver aspects of the Steiner Waldorf Curriculum and assess pupils’ 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 and experience of delivering up to GCSE level qualifications. We are keen to see applicants who also have specialism qualifications within literacy and numeracy and SEN. 

Excellent communication, organisational skills, a practical approach to engaging secondary age pupils and experience of working with children with learning difficulties and challenging behaviour many of who are on the Autistic spectrum is essential. Experience within specialist education and the Steiner Waldorf Curriculum are also desirable.

To request an application pack, or for further information, please look on the Trust’s website or contact Sara Stothard-Brown, HR Advisor, Department of Human Resources, Freeman College, Sterling Works, 88 Arundel Street, Sheffield, S1 2NG.  Telephone 0114 252 5992 or email to whom fully completed applications must be returned.

Closing date for applications is midday on Friday 30th June 2017

Brantwood 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 an enhanced DBS check (previously known as a CRB Disclosure).

Brantwood Specialist School is committed to becoming an equal opportunities employer.

About the employer

Information about Brantwood Specialist School
Org type Special Needs
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 7 - 19 years

Locations and contacts

1 Kenwood Bank
S7 1NU
United Kingdom