Hours Per Week: 32.5
Contract Type: Permanent
Oscott Manor School
Job Start Date: 8 April 2024
Oscott Manor School is looking to appoint a skilled and flexible professional to join our team as Class Teacher. Our school is a vibrant and welcoming community special school for pupils aged between 11 and 19 with autism as their primary diagnosis.
At Oscott Manor School, the experience of the child or young person is paramount and we expect all actions and decisions to reflect this. We are proud to be a Gold UNICEF Rights Respecting School.
All our pupils have an education, health and care plan and may have persistent difficulties with social interaction, social communication or understanding emotions. Such differences can significantly impact their access to the curriculum. Our rich curriculum intends to develop knowledge and skills and prepare pupils for adulthood, teaching them to be ready, respectful and safe and develop independence.
We are looking for a qualified teacher, who can carefully adapt their teaching to ensure challenge and enable progress and who is relentless in their pursuit of positive outcomes for young people. This post could be based in Key Stage 3, 4 or 5 and successful candidates may be required to work at either the main site on Reservoir Road B23 6DE or The Sixth Form Centre at Ryland Road B24 8JJ.
In addition, the class that the successful candidate will lead, may be in any of our pathways from Pathway 1 (formal academic curriculum) to Pathway 5 (informal developmental curriculum).
Applications are welcomed from teachers with any subject specialism and with primary, secondary or special school experience. There are significant inclusion and pastoral responsibilities attached to this role and all candidates should ensure they have read the job description in full before applying.
In addition, the class that the successful candidate will lead, may be in any of our pathways from Pathway 1 (formal academic curriculum) to Pathway 5 (informal developmental curriculum)
You can see recent updates on school life via our twitter feed: @oscottmanorsch, YouTube channel or school website.
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Interview date: Thursday 22 February 2024
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.
Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.
An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.