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Quay View SchoolDevon

Aspris Children’s Services (an independent company which was formally Priory Education and Children’s Services) is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of specialist care and education for a reason. We recruit some of the most committed teachers in the sector.

We are looking for a passionate, dedicated, and inspirational SEN teacher to join our teaching team, with proven track records in achieving high standards of quality.  

The successful candidate will:

Have excellent classroom practice

Be an outstanding teacher with a proven track record of working with children with a wide range of special educational needs, including those with complex autism, trauma and attachment related conditions and will further build on a reputation of high quality specialist support for young people with complex learning needs

Have significant experience of using recognised and appropriate teaching strategies for this group of learners

Be a team player who is able to motivate, lead and support teams of colleagues

Have excellent communication and inter-personal skills and be able to communicate effectively with parents, carers and liaise with other professionals

Be a professional with vision, creativity, drive and enthusiasm who will contribute to the development of our school

Be an individual who aspires for professional development and career development

The successful candidate would preferably have experience in Key Stage 2 planning and delivery which can be transferrable to Key Stage 3 learners.

If you think you are the right person and you want to make a difference to the lives of the children who will attend our schools we want to hear from you!

Devon Children's Services is made up of two schools, Quay View School (Bere Alston) and Tor View School (Tavistock) and four children's homes based in Tavistock, Gunnislake and Okehampton.  We specialise in care and education of children and young people aged 7-19 with autism, learning difficulties, challenging behaviour and SEMH.  The safeguarding and wellbeing of our young people who may have experienced challenges in their lives is always paramount; along with encouragement to achieve their full potential.

Aspris is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

What do you get in return:

  • A generous salary
  • Being part of a company that invests in you and your team for personal and professional development
  • Reward and discount schemes
  • Pension
  • Enhanced DBS fee paid
  • Access to a holiday package
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing support

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our schools.

About us

Our UK specialist schools, colleges, children’s homes and fostering agency provide the highest standards of support to children with a range of needs. This includes autism, learning difficulties, social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties and supporting some of society’s most vulnerable children. With a large national footprint, as well as education services in the Middle East, this also offers significant and exciting development and progression opportunities for our staff.

Disclosure

Aspris Education & Children's Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer. Aspris Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

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