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General Subjects Teacher - Apply by 9am Thursday 10th December

General Subjects Teacher

(Maternity Cover)

Elms Bank School

“An outstanding school”

(Ofsted October 2014)


Required for January 2021

Main payscale plus 1 SEN
(£25, 714 - £41, 604 + £2,270 SEN Allowance)


The Trustees are seeking to appoint a dedicated and highly motivated temporary General Subjects Teacher to work at Elms Bank School whilst covering maternity leave. The successful candidate will join a team of professionals working with a range of complex needs including profound and multiple learning difficulties and autism. Experience of working with pupils with special educational needs and SEMH is essential.


Elms Bank is an outstanding and highly successful generic secondary school for pupils ages 11-19. Experience of working with pupils with special educational needs is essential. You will work with our young people and help them achieve the best possible outcomes within Key Stage 3, 4 and 5. The successful candidate will have passion for their subject and will have a creative, inspirational approach to delivering the curriculum.


We are looking for a colleague who will demonstrate a high level of commitment to these special young people. 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.


Ofsted November 2014
“Teaching is outstanding and has a very strong impact on students’ learning and progress over time.”


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 would be particularly suitable for an outstanding teacher who has experience of teaching pupils working below National Curriculum level 4.  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. 

Applications from both primary and secondary trained teachers welcome.  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.  NQTs are invited to apply for this post


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.


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


Closing date for applications is 9.00am, Thursday 10th December 2020.  Completed applications should be returned to Mrs O Langley-Sadler, Headteacher at recruitment@elmsbank.co.uk 


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