SEN Teacher, Chobham, Surrey

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Wishmore Cross AcademyChobham, Surrey

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Start date: 25 February 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,018 to £34,934 plus SEN allowance £2,106 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We're an Academy with a big heart. Staff work closely as a team and pride themselves on never giving up on a pupil. This is, however, a challenging environment where resilience and a deep commitment to supporting young people with Special Educational Needs are paramount.

Wishmore Cross Academy, part of the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), is a residential special school in Chobham, Surrey, for boys aged 9 to 16 years who have social, emotional and mental health difficulties. We can admit up to 70 boys and can offer up to 14 residential places (including extended days) on a flexible basis for up to 4 nights per week. 

Working with us:

  • We are looking for a passionate, motivated and dedicated SEN Teacher who can teach a variety of subjects.  
  • You will work with our young people and help them achieve the best possible outcomes within KS2 and KS3.  You will have passion for their subject and will have a creative, inspirational approach to delivering the curriculum.  
  • We have experience of supporting staff through their NQT year and we would be happy to consider applications from NQTs.  We would also consider job share or part time applications.
  • The successful candidate will have a good degree and some knowledge of specific learning difficulties and a variety of behaviour management strategies to support children would be an advantage.  

We can offer you:

  • Subsidized staff housing for an exceptional candidate!
  • An extremely friendly, supportive and caring team who all work together
  • An approachable and welcoming Senior Leadership team who are actively involved in the day to day running of the school
  • Free school lunches
  • Free on-site parking
  • Excellent CPD courses including Safeguarding, MAPA and Health and Safety
  • The opportunity to develop your education career; Wishmore Cross has a track record of developing, progressing and training up staff via the School Direct programme.
  • Wellbeing - we provide experiences, social learning and formal programmes that enable staff to develop new skills, and to work, collaborate, learn and develop with colleagues across our large AET network. There is also regular support and supervision for staff to ensure they remain at the peak of their emotional well-being.

We warmly welcome candidates to come and see what makes Wishmore Cross so special.  Please contact the school on 01276 857555 to arrange a time to pop in. 

In each of the AET academies, including Wishmore Cross, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be offered membership of a Health Cash Plan.

This position is required to commence from 25 February 2019

Closing date: Monday 11 February 2019

To apply today, please click the ‘Quick Apply’ button below.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

Each of the academies within the AET is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website https://sites.google.com/aetinet.org/academies-enterprise-trust/work-at-aet/graduates for further details. 



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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Alpha Road, Chobham, Woking, Surrey, GU24 8NE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1276 857 555
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Thank you for your interest in Wishmore Cross Academy.  Based in Chobham, located close to both the M3 and M25 Motorways in the north-west corner of Surrey, the Academ...