Sutton School is a purpose-built day school for pupils aged 11-16 whose educational needs cannot adequately be met in mainstream schools. Situated towards the centre of Dudley borough, the school caters for approximately 180 pupils with a range of needs in relation to ‘communication and interaction’ and ‘cognition and learning’.
The vast majority of our pupils join the school in Year 7 and as a result benefit by building strong relationships with their peers throughout their time at school. In order to support this positive aspect of school life, we admit few pupils other than through the normal Year 6 transition process, this being managed in partnership with the SEND Team in the Local Authority.
The school has excellent facilities which include generously proportioned well equipped classrooms, a Science laboratory, Art room, Design Technology workshop including provision for motor vehicle studies, Food Technology room, fully networked 1-2-1 ICT capability, a Library resource base and a fully equipped Performing Arts hub.
Our vision is to provide every member of the school community with the opportunity to achieve his or her true potential and ambitions. This is achieved through a broad, balanced curriculum matched to pupil’s individual needs including entitlement to the National Curriculum. The environment we create is stimulating and challenging yet supportive, secure and caring. Pupils are taught in an atmosphere of positive recognition where each person’s individuality and talents receive encouragement and nurture.
We endeavour to bring out the best in our pupils so that they mature into adults capable of an independent life which will be personally rewarding and of service and benefit to their local communities. We are passionate about and proud of our school community, together we make a great team and invite you to consider whether you would like to be part of the Suttons future.
Hours: Full Time
Salary: Teachers pay scale + SEN allowance
Closing date: 16th October 2021
We are seeking to appoint an excellent and passionate teacher to join our team from January 2022.
Telephone Number: 01384 818670 - Email Address: email@example.com
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.
N.B. We reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised date should we receive a large number of applications.
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