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SEN Teacher for Science / Maths (maternity cover)

The St Marylebone Church of England Bridge SchoolWestminster

The St Marylebone CE Bridge School welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds, races, cultures, faiths and genders.  The School actively promotes diversity and inclusion across its community and our students come from a wide range of backgrounds: 45% of our students speak English as an additional language; 88% of our students come from backgrounds other than white British.  


We have a rare opportunity for the right person to join our fantastic Mathematics and Science Departments for a maternity cover. We are looking for a full-time, enthusiastic and versatile team player to join our established team from February 2022.  

 

About the Role

The St Marylebone CE Bridge School is offering a unique opportunity to join the Maths and Science Departments. The post will involve delivering Maths and Science across the School, at a range of levels. We seek to appoint a Primary or Secondary trained teacher with experience of Upper KS2 or KS3 to work with the Senior Leadership Team in providing teaching, learning and assessment within the School. The role also comes with the responsibility of a designated tutor group. Our curriculum model requires teaching staff to deliver across a range of ages and abilities including entry level, functional skills and GCSE. 


This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside the Lead Maths Teacher and the Science Department with considerable scope for innovation in making the School a centre of pedagogical and educational excellence around Developmental Language Disorder.  

 

About the School

The St Marylebone CE Bridge School, a co-educational Special Free School for 11-16 year olds, aims to create an environment in which our students can achieve their maximum potential, gain independence and social awareness so that they can enjoy and participate in the world of work and adult society along with their mainstream peers. The Bridge School was opened in September 2013 by the existing St Marylebone CE School, a mainstream secondary school rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, to provide an innovative education to students with Educational Health Care Plans (EHCP) for Developmental Language Disorder. Serving the local community, it fulfils the need for secondary places for students with speech and language barriers.

 

As a church school we nurture respect for religious, moral and spiritual values.  These are located within scripture in Colossians 3.12-17 and underpin much of what we believe in. We seek to nurture Compassion, Kindness, Patience, Forgiveness, Wisdom, Peace and Gratitude in our school community. We acknowledge our special responsibility in preparing our students for life in modern Britain.


Person specification           

 Essential:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (Primary or Secondary trained). 
  • Qualified to degree level. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of Science and Maths
  • Commitment to helping all pupils reaches their full potential. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other professionals. 
  • Knowledge of SLCN (including ASC and SEMH needs) as well as up-to-date knowledge of current research in teaching practices. 
  • Ability to plan and design exciting and engaging lessons and schemes of work.
  • Knowledge of current SEN developments. 
  •  An understanding of how to set high standards and aspirations as well as the commitment to relentlessly maintaining these. 
  • Able to think creatively and practically when trying to achieve an objective. 
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Can demonstrate creative and innovative approaches to curriculum design in a Special School. 
  • Commitment to the Christian ethos and values of the School.

 

Desirable:

  • Experience of teaching within a specialist SEN provision Experience of working with children with SEN and specifically DLD.
  • Ability to teach Functional Skills qualifications at KS4.
  • Involvement in national educational developments.
  • Willingness to contribute to the development of the School by contributing to extra-curricular events.


How to apply

Please fill out an application form available to download from our website.  Completed application forms should be emailed to: r.taylor@stmarylebonebridgeschool.com .


Closing date: Friday 3rd December

Interviews: week commencing 6th December


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & vulnerable adults and it is our expectation that all staff and volunteers share this commitment. Any offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. 


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