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Vacancies

 

Teacher KS3/SENCO
(Permanent for Easter 2019)
 

Location: High Well School, Rookhill Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 2DD

M1 (£22,917) - UPS3 (£38,633) + TLR 2 (£2721) SEN 1 negotiable for the right candidate.


High Well School is a Special School which caters for seventy 11-16 year olds with an Education Health & Care Plan for severe and profound social, emotional and mental health needs as well as other learning difficulties. The School meets the needs of some of Wakefield’s most complex and vulnerable young people.


High Well endeavours to provide a nurturing environment with personalised support and specialist teaching to enable our pupils to re-engage in learning, develop their social and emotional skills and leave with not only appropriate qualifications but the skills required to succeed in life after school. This is reflected in our vision of ‘Preparing for Positive Futures’.
The Governing Body are seeking to appoint a talented and committed teacher with a track record of excellent outcomes for pupils, who can plan and deliver an engaging and personalised curriculum as a class teacher in KS3.

The successful candidate will enjoy team work and have experience of working collaboratively with a range of staff and other professionals. The school follows Nurture Group Principles and is seeking to appoint a candidate who can create a safe classroom environment where pupils’ social, emotional and learning needs are met. In addition to being a class teacher the successful candidate will take responsibility for SEND at KS3. The school welcomes applications from
experienced primary, middle or secondary teachers from mainstream or special schools, who are able to teach across a range of subjects including Maths, English, Humanities and PSHE and already hold the National Award for Special Education Needs Co-ordination or are committed to achieving the aforementioned qualification. Class sizes in High Well are usually restricted to twelve pupils, with trained HLTA and teaching assistant support for every group to ensure pupils develop secure relationships with staff and enable personalised planning and delivery.
The school offers a bespoke and comprehensive induction package for new staff followed up with extensive CPD. The successful candidate would benefit from opportunities for further professional development and career progression as we value and support our staff in all aspects of school life.

Visits to the school are essential. For more information, please contact Ms Louise Quinn Headteacher on 01924 572100.

Applications and job description by email to businessmanager@highwell.org.uk 


The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.

For further information please visit: www.wakefield.gov.uk. Alternatively, you can contact the Recruitment Line on 0345 8506506 (typetalk calls welcome) or email jobs@wakefield.gov.uk.

Closing date: Friday 18th January 2019 3pm
Short listing: Friday 25 th January 2019
Interview date: Wednesday 30 th January 2019


Wakefield Council is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare and expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.

 


Science Teacher/SENCO for KS4
(Permanent for Easter 2019)
 

Location: High Well School Rookhill Road Pontefract West Yorkshire WF8 2DD


Salary Grade M1 (£22,917) - UPS3 (£38,633) + TLR 2 (£2721) SEN 1 negotiable for the right candidate.

High Well School is a Special School which caters for a minimum of seventy 11-16 year olds with an Education Health & Care Plan for severe and profound social, emotional and mental health needs as well as other learning difficulties. The School meets the needs of some of Wakefield’s most complex and vulnerable young people. High Well endeavours to provide a nurturing environment with personalised support and specialist teaching to enable our pupils to re-engage in learning, develop their social and emotional skills and leave with not only appropriate
qualifications but the skills required to succeed in life after school. This is reflected in our vision of ‘Preparing for Positive Futures’.
The Governing Body are seeking to appoint a talented and committed science teacher with a track record of excellent outcomes for pupils. The successful candidate will be able to plan and deliver an engaging and personalised Science curriculum focusing on preparing pupils for post 16 provision. This will be achieved through securing appropriate accreditation and developing a range of skills which will equip pupils for the future. In addition to being a science teacher the successful candidate will take responsibility for SEND at KS4. The school welcomes applications from experienced secondary teachers from mainstream or special schools with a secure knowledge of both GCSE and BTEC Science. Candidates will already hold the National Award for Special Education Needs Co-ordination or will be committed to achieving the aforementioned qualification.
Class sizes in High Well are restricted to twelve pupils, with trained HLTA and teaching assistant support for every group to ensure pupils develop secure relationships with staff and enable personalised planning and delivery. The school offers a bespoke and comprehensive induction package for new staff followed up with extensive CPD. The successful candidate would benefit from opportunities for further professional development and career progression as we value and support our staff in all aspects of school life.


Visits to the school are essential. For more information, please contact Ms Louise Quinn Headteacher on 01924 572100.


Applications and job description by email to businessmanager@highwell.org.uk 


The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.


For further information please visit: www.wakefield.gov.uk. Alternatively, you can contact the Recruitment Line on 0345 8506506 (typetalk calls welcome) or email jobs@wakefield.gov.uk.

Closing date: Friday 18 th January 2019 3pm
Short listing: Friday 25 th January 2019
Interview date: Friday 1 st February 2019

Wakefield Council is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare and expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.