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Elms Bank High School - Head of Thrive Department (Complex Needs) - Apply by Friday 8th October 2021

Head of Thrive Department

Elms Bank

 

Required for January 2021

 

“An outstanding school”

(Ofsted October 2014)

 

Mainscale plus 1 SEN + TLR2B

 

Are you looking for an innovative role, where you positively impact on the lives of young people every day? Do you want to work with a creative and dedicated team of education, on site health and therapy professionals, with access to high quality facilities and resources? Do you have vision to develop a department? If so, this is the post for you!

 

Elms Bank is an outstanding, generic secondary special school for pupils aged 11-19.

 

Working as our ‘Thrive’ Pathway leader we require you to have ambition and drive to develop our PMLD & complex SLD Pathway. You will join a team of professionals, working with pupils with a range of profound and complex learning needs, often with additional visual or hearing impairments, medical conditions and/ or sensory processing disorders.

 

You will be an inspirational lead, implementing methods to enhance teaching and learning across our Thrive Pathway. You will work with and manage a small team of Teachers and Teaching Assistants. You will provide vision, leadership and direction for the continuing development of our Thrive Pathway. You will be part of a highly motivated and skilled team and will be given extensive support to develop your full potential.

 

We are looking for a ‘team player’ who will support the development of our whole-school values, in which raising of pupils’ attainment is central to your work on a day to day basis. The school community will need to see you as a highly effective leader who is able to lead by example by being an excellent practitioner. You will need to be innovative, creative, forward thinking and have a passion for working with the vulnerable children in our school to ensure they get the education and care they deserve.

 

In return, we offer some fantastic incentives such as cycle to work scheme, Perkbox, childcare vouchers through salary sacrifice, tech save scheme, discounted gym fees at Bury Leisure. We offer bespoke inductions where we pride ourselves in investing in our staff and providing training and development opportunities to enhance your performance and knowledge.

 

The successful candidate will:

·         Have extensive experience and skills in working with pupils with a range of profound, complex, communication, sensory needs and be passionate about helping all our young people to achieve their full potential;

·         Be able to demonstrate how their work has had a significant whole school impact and how they have raised standards;

·         Be able to demonstrate outstanding classroom practice and be able to lead outstanding teaching and learning;

·         Have excellent interpersonal, organisational, leadership and management skills;

·         Have a strong commitment to innovative curriculum development, which should include a good knowledge of provision for pupils with complex needs and demonstrate that you are passionate about your learning in this area.

 

Applications from colleagues who meet the criteria are welcome from mainstream or special settings. Mainstream colleagues will need to demonstrate their commitment to SEND provision and how they have enhanced the provision in their own setting.

 

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and references. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

 

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

 

Completed applications to be returned to Mrs Orienne Langley-Sadler, Head teacher of Elms Bank at recruitment@elmsbank.co.uk

 

Closing Date: Friday 08th October 2021

Shortlisting Date: Monday 11th October 2021

Interview Date: TBC (Please note the interviews may be across 2 days)

Elms Bank High School - Teaching Assistant Level 1 - Apply by Friday 1st October 2021 at 9.00am

Elms Bank School Teaching Assistant Vacancies

Required for September 2021

 

“An outstanding school”

(Ofsted October 2014)

 

 

Teaching Assistants Level 1 – Grade 6 (£15,121 pro rata)

 

Elms Bank is a secondary special school, which is passionate about achieving the best outcomes for pupils and their families. Our pupils are aged 11 to 19 years, with a diverse range of learning disabilities (PMLD, SLD, MLD, SEMH), combined with medical conditions, physical disabilities, visual impairment, hearing impairment, and/ or autism.

Successful candidates may be asked to work on our school or college sites, in one of our five pathways (Thrive, Explore, Inspire, Specialist Provision, or Nurture), either on a 1:1 basis or as part of a class. 

 

The posts are 32.5 hours per week (Monday 8.45am – 4.45pm, Tuesday to Friday 8.45am – 3.30pm) term time plus 5 professional activity days worked during periods of school closure, in accordance with service requirements.

*Please note we have a number of vacancies across all pathways of Elms Bank including; permanent contracts, temporary contracts and Maternity Cover contracts. Please ensure when applying, if you are only interested in a specific vacancy this is clearly stated on your application form.

 

In return, we offer some fantastic incentives such as cycle to work scheme, perkbox, childcare vouchers through salary sacrifice, tech save scheme, discounted gym fees at Bury Leisure, bespoke inductions where we pride ourselves in investing in our staff and providing training and development opportunities to enhance your performance and knowledge.

 

The role is both physically and emotionally demanding and involves working with some pupils with challenging behaviour.

Applicants must have relevant qualifications and experience and be willing to undertake training relevant to the post.  Please ensure that you meet the person specification before applying.

 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

 

Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from this site. Please complete an application form and write a letter explaining how you meet the person specification.

 

Completed applications to be returned to Mrs Langley-Sadler, Head teacher of Elms Bank at recruitment@elmsbank.co.uk

 

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

 

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

 

Closing date for applications: Friday 1st October 2021 at 09:00am

Hazel Wood High School - Teacher / Instructor of Food / Design Technology - Apply by Friday 1st October 2021 at 9.00am

 

JOB ADVERT/SUMMARY

Teacher/Instructor of Food/Design and Technology

 

Dates: Apply as soon as possible or by the final deadline of 9am Friday 1st October 2021

Interview Date: Monday 11th October 2021

Salary: Teacher Main Scale/Upper Pay Scale or Instructor Pay Scale

Start date: As soon as possible

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Permanent

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Hazel Wood High wishes to appoint a dedicated and highly motivated Teacher/Instructor of Food/Design and Technology. We are looking for an outstanding instructor/teacher who will demonstrate a high level of commitment to our pupils. We are looking for colleagues who:

 

·         Will provide excellent learning opportunities and engage our pupils

·         Will be able to inspire confidence in meeting the needs of our pupils

·         Will be highly motivated and will contribute to team working and team building

·         Will be able to take advantage of the professional learning opportunities we can offer

·         Will be able to teach outstanding lessons

 

This post is particularly suitable for an outstanding teacher who has experience of teaching KS3 to GCSE pupils. Teachers would be expected to demonstrate that they are competent in using a range of teaching strategies to engage and develop pupils’ understanding to ensure that they reach their full potential.

In return, we offer some fantastic incentives such as cycle to work scheme, Perkbox, childcare vouchers through salary sacrifice, tech save scheme, discounted gym fees at Bury Leisure, bespoke inductions where we pride ourselves in investing in our staff and providing training and development opportunities to enhance your performance and knowledge. 

We believe that Hazel Wood High is a great place to work. This post offers you the opportunity to work in/with:

 A school with a strong will and determination to continue to improve

·                     A school that has high expectations of all who work here

·                     A school that is driven by strong values, invests in its staff and students and has a high

·                     regard for their welfare

·                     A school that works effectively with all stakeholders

·                     A caring school where you can make a real difference to the lives of young people

 

You will be part of an excellent team and will be given extensive support to develop to your full potential both in this role and beyond. ECT’s are invited to apply for this post.

 

Employees of Hazel Wood High have a responsibility for, and must be committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.

 

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau and references. 

Applicants are asked to complete the application form and write a letter, which responds to the person specification, which tells us about your experience and skills relevant to the post and stating why they feel they would be suitable for the position; this must include how candidates meet all essential aspects of the person specification.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnerships.

Please do not send CV’s. Completed applications and supporting letters should be returned by email to the HR department at hr@hazelwoodhigh.co.uk. We would welcome applications as soon as possible; the final deadline is Friday 1st October 2021.

 

 

Hazel Wood High School - Safeguarding Officer - Apply by Friday 1st October 2021 at 9.00am

JOB ADVERT/SUMMARY

Safeguarding Officer

 

Dates: Apply as soon as possible or by the final deadline of 9am on Friday 1st Oct 2021

Interview Date: Monday 11th Oct

Salary: Grade 10 SCP 24-27 estimated actual salary £26,511.47 - £28,983.97

Start date: 1st November 2021

Contract type: Term time only plus 15 days

Contract term: Permanent

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Hazel Wood High wishes to appoint a dedicated and highly motivated Safeguarding Officer to work at our school. The successful candidate will lead on implementing child protection and safeguarding policies, procedures and guidance. They will be working directly with children in need and Children and family’s social workers, developing links with and utilising resources of, the community as part of agreed plans for children.

 

Applicants must have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills and in addition be able to provide outstanding support, advice and guidance to young people and their families. You will be part of an excellent team and will be given extensive support to develop to your full potential both in this role and beyond.

 

In return, we offer some fantastic incentives such as cycle to work scheme, Perkbox, childcare vouchers through salary sacrifice, tech save scheme, discounted gym fees at Bury Leisure, bespoke inductions where we pride ourselves in investing in our staff and providing training and development opportunities to enhance your performance and knowledge. 

 

We believe that Hazel Wood High is a great place to work. This post offers you the opportunity to work in/with:

 

·                     A school with a strong will and determination to continue to improve

·                     A school that has high expectations of all who work here

·                     A school that is driven by strong values, invests in its staff and students and has a high

·                     regard for their welfare

·                     A school that works effectively with all stakeholders

·                     A caring school where you can make a real difference to the lives of young people

 

The position is 37.5 hours per week (Monday – Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm) term time plus 15 additional days to be worked during periods of school closure, in accordance with service requirements.

 

Applicants must have an honours or Postgraduate degree in social work or Teaching degree with safeguarding experience (minimum of 3 years) or a degree and experience of safeguarding young people (minimum of 3 years).

 

Employees of Hazel Wood High have a responsibility for, and must be committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm. Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau and references. 

 

Applicants are asked to complete the application form and write a letter, which responds to the person specification and tells us about your experience and skills relevant to the post, stating why you feel you would be suitable for the position; this must include how you meet all essential aspects of the person specification.

 

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnerships. Please do not send CV’s. Completed applications and supporting letters should be returned by email to the HR department: hr@hazelwoodhigh.co.uk. We would welcome applications as soon as possible; the final deadline is 9am on Friday 1st Oct 2021.

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