Fixed Term Contract - Due to Pupil Numbers, until August 2019
Brackenfield School is an area special school for the South of Derbyshire, providing an exciting and relevant education for young people with additional needs including Moderate and Severe Learning and social, emotional, mental health needs.
The Governors wish to appoint an excellent classroom practitioner to teach young people aged 4 to 16, ranging in ability from P Levels to some GCSE qualifications (mainly at Level 1 C-G Grades).
The ability to deliver excellent English and Maths lessons in conjunction with other curriculum areas (both core and foundation) is essential. This position will encompass teaching children from across Key Stage 2 and 3. Although this position will involve teaching a predominantly primary curriculum, secondary practitioners are also welcome to apply. The successful candidate will be someone who can create and deliver stimulating lessons, have excellent assessment for learning strategies and know how to support pupils’ next steps in learning.
The successful applicant will also promote the school ethos through high levels of expectation, being an adaptable team player and able to encourage pupil independence.
The successful candidate will also demonstrate the ability to use ICT in an innovative and imaginative manner throughout the curriculum. Brackenfield School is part of the Derbyshire Federation of Special Schools and the East Midlands SCITT programme, the successful applicant may have the opportunity to work alongside colleagues in other schools to improve practice and also work with new entrants to the profession.
This position is advertised as fixed term to August 2019 in the first instance due to fluctuating pupil funding.
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the Headteacher on: 0115 973 3710 to arrange an appointment.
Applications should be completed online through the Derbyshire County Council website. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children.
Closing date: 10 December 2017
Provisional Interview Date: Week commencing 11 December 2017