Teacher of Science, Guernsey, Channel Islands

Closing date:Expiring soon

States of GuernseyGuernsey, Channel Islands

Date posted:
Start date: 7th January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale- £30,249 - £43,435 / £45,872 - £48,791 and a SEN allowance of £3,154 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Required with effect from7th January 2020 an innovative and dynamic secondary teacher with experience of successfully enabling children and young people with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties to fulfil their potential. The successful candidate will have the ability to build excellent relationships with school staff, parents and professionals from other agencies, have high expectations of students, and have resilience in managing the significant demands of working with the most challenging students in our schools.

Les Voies School is a specialist educational provision for students with significant social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, many of whom have involvement from other agencies, such as Child and Adolescent Mental Health services (CAMHS), Social Services and the Child, Youth and Community Tribunal.

The aim is to ensure that as a school the needs of students with SEBD are met and they have opportunities commensurate with their peers.

Applicants should have an understanding of strategies and systems which promote successful learning and positive behaviour. They should have a strong empathy with a desire to meet the needs of these students.

Applicants should be confident in the use of target setting, monitoring and assessment procedures that are an integral part of a professional approach to behaviour management. An understanding and awareness of personal and social skills work is also desirable.

The organisational arrangement for teaching may vary but will generally be in small group settings supported by a Teaching Assistant. All teachers are required to undertake the role of pastoral tutor for a group of named students.

Please click on the link below to view a full job description for this role.

Job Description 

Contact: Jon Furley – Headteacher, on email Jonathan.Furley@lesvoies.sch.gg or telephone number 01481 710721.

We strongly advise that applicants speak to the contact named above before applying for this role.

Closing Date: 27 November 2019
Shortlisting date: 29 November 2019
Interview Date: 6 December 2019

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More about States of Guernsey
Address: Sir Charles Frossard House, La Charroterie, St Peter Port, GY1 1FH, Guernsey. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1481 717000