SEN Teachers at The Bridge London Trust
Primary & Secondary
Salary Grade: Teacher Pay Scale + SEN allowance
Applications welcomed from NQTs/experienced Teachers
Permanent, Fixed Term Contracts (TTO) Available &
Maternity Cover: January 2018 – December 2018 (Inclusive)
From Jan 2018
This is an exciting time to join The Bridge London Trust. Each school has its own unique identity whilst subscribing to the 5 Ps (Partnership / Positivity / Professionalism / Pride / Passion). The Bridge London is a great place to work. It has an exciting curriculum, a great staff team and there is lots of support, guidance, friendship and fun for its staff.
We need talented people to drive our mission, ensuring that all of our children have access to a great education. We channel innovation and investigation in education to help our students unlock their potential and develop the tools they need to explore beyond what they consider to be possible.
Do you relish the challenge and the privilege of being part of a team whose holistic, person centred approach supports a positive turning point in a young person’s life? We are seeking an inspirational Class Teacher whose professional practice is in harmony with our view of learning for our students. The successful candidate will understand the unique qualities of all and believe in the capacity of all young people to learn and grow despite the challenges they face. You will see learning in its widest sense and be a creative, innovative practitioner in order to incite excitement and enthusiasm in the staff team and young people in their care.
This is a vitally important role and the successful candidates will be expected to champion The Bridge London’s ethos, philosophy and practice. Our holistic philosophy demands a team approach from all staff under the leadership of the Executive Headteacher and the Head of School.
The Bridge London Trust is expanding and to support its growth the Governors are seeking Class Teachers for our Primary and Secondary Schools.
The Bridge School is a Special School catering for pupils aged between 2 and 19 who have severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple learning difficulties and/or autism. We are continually striving to develop our work with our pupils, parents and carers, the local community and the schools we provide specialist support through our Outreach team and the training we offer. The school is committed to being a Centre of Excellence evidenced by our third ‘Outstanding’ designation from OFSTED. We have Teaching School status and are overseeing the training of a number of ITT students through Schools Direct. The Bridge Integrated Learning Space, a Special Free School which is moving to residential school status in May 2017 has been developed specifically to meet the specific needs of pupils with exceptionally complex and challenging needs and this runs in partnership with The Bridge School.
What qualities are we looking for?
· Qualified, experienced teachers to work in our Schools
We welcome applications from NQTs who will benefit from an excellent, comprehensive induction programme aimed at enhancing professional development
· Excellent communication skills
· Innovative, creative practitioner
· Experience of special educational needs
· Flexibility and reliability
· High levels of motivation, imagination and enthusiasm to promote strong and effective teamwork
What we can offer you
· A challenge!
· Brilliant students
· Ambitious working environment and school community
· Excellent CPD opportunities
· Creative collaboration
· Cutting edge research
· Offer excellent staff benefits i.e. Pension Scheme, Cycle Scheme, Childcare Vouchers etc.
· Highly professional staff team to support within the classrooms
· Supportive and positive leadership team
Please review our website to fully understand the provision of each school.
Visits to the schools are actively encouraged prior to application.
To view the job description, person specification and to apply for these posts, please visit the vacancies page on our school website. http://www.thebridgelondon.co.uk/contact-us/vacancies
Please return your completed application form together with equal opportunities form to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note CVs will not be accepted.
Closing date: 10am Monday 29th January
(Successful candidates will be contacted post shortlisting)
Interview dates: Wednesday 7th February
The Bridge London School is uncompromising in its commitment to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; all staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure.