Teacher, Skelmersdale

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Elm Tree Community Primary SchoolSkelmersdale
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers Pay Range plus SEN1
Contract term: Permanent

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Would you like a new challenge in an outstanding Special School working with a range of needs in a friendly and supportive school committed to developing staff?

We are looking for teachers interested in developing their career or newly qualified teachers seeking their first post. Previous experience of working in a special needs setting is not essential as we are looking for someone that is passionate about working with children and is willing to support our vision.  We are a community special school that caters for primary aged children who need support in developing their social and emotional needs.  We currently have 86 children on roll. You will join a team that is passionately committed to harnessing the educational potential of all our children whilst encouraging them to engage in daily life with increased confidence, self-esteem and independence.

Qualities that we are looking for are:

- passion for teaching and  learning 

- creativity and commitment 

- openness to feedback and commitment to own professional development 

- strong belief that all children can achieve

What we will offer:

- 86 amazing children 

- dynamic and forward thinking senior leadership team committed to staff support and development 

- excellent Teaching Assistants and pastoral staff 

- warm positive environment in which to work and individualised CPD programme 

- a school that continuously seeks opportunities to further improve

As an outstanding school Elm Tree is an open and inclusive school community. We welcome professionals from a range of backgrounds and at different stages in their career development.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check will be sought for the successful candidate. Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

Visits to our school are actively encouraged please contact Martyn Taylor, Deputy Headteacher, Tel:  01695 50924. Email: deputy@elmtree.lancs.sch.uk.

Essential: Qualified Teacher Status. Training and experience of teaching in a primary school. Outstanding classroom practitioner, well versed in the requirements for the age range. Outstanding behaviour management skills.

Informal discussion: Martyn Taylor, Deputy Headteacher on 01695 50924.

Interview date: 11 April 2018.

Application forms: Please download the attached application form.  Please return completed application forms to: admin@elmtree.lancs.sch.uk. 

Closing date: 23 March 2018 at 12 noon.

Job location

More about Elm Tree Community Primary School
Address: Elmers Wood Road, Elmers Wood Road, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 6SA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1695 50924