Maths Teacher REF TV79923

The Shepwell School
Walsall, West Midlands
£30,000 - £41,333
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Schools / Academies - Teaching roles, Special Education, Maths
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Working Pattern

Shepwell Short Stay School 
(Medical provision – autism, mental health, illness)

Teacher of Maths to work both onsite and offsite.
Full Time – M1-M6 
From September 2024 (Permanent Position)

•    Do you want to teach/support small well-behaved groups of students? 
•    Do you have the ambition and determination to secure positive outcomes for all students?
•    Do you want to be part of a friendly and supportive team?
•    Do you have experience of teaching a wide range of abilities including up to GCSE?
•    Do you have a varied skill set that means you can teach/support across a range of subjects?
•    Would you welcome a better work life balance?
•    Do you want to benefit from flexible working and reasonable adjustments policies?

Shepwell Short Stay School is a progressive and vibrant learning community that focuses on raising the aspirations and potential of every pupil at the school. We have places in school for 90 learners, all who have an EHCP and work in a very bespoke manner to support our learners complex needs. We offer a GCSE pathway and have a very inclusive curriculum. 

Do you have the motivation and skills to work with young people with a medical conditions (including, mental health, illness, autism) to overcome the challenges they face and enable them to ‘achieve their potential? We 

Duties cover a range of activities including working within our home and hospital team (in school lesson delivery in The Hive), supporting in our newly created student support area, small group teaching years 7 to 11 (the ability to plan and deliver additional subjects would be an advantage please make this clear on your application form), working with external agencies and parents, and working closely with teaching and support staff. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and imaginative individual, who will share in our commitment to helping all our students to thrive. 

The ideal candidate will:
·    Have experience teaching young people with ASC/Anxiety/ADHD
·    Have QTS, Newly Qualified Teachers will be considered if they are the right person for the school
·    Be a team player and welcome to improvements within the department and across the school
·    Have the ability to engage and inspire pupils whilst balancing nurture and high aspirations
·    Have a flexible and friendly approach and be adaptable to the evolving needs of the setting
·    Be committed to Shepwell’s ethos of high expectations for all
·    Be willing to play a full part in the life of the school including supporting clubs/youth club/visits. 
·    Have a positive ethos and be willing to model this for all to ensure this is the norm within the school.

All staff are committed to putting the pupils first, ensuring they achieve in all aspects of their learning. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic classroom practitioner with a keen interest in the wellbeing of young people who has experience, excellent organisation and ICT skills.

The school provides a continuation of education for pupils who due to a variety of illnesses (including medical health), and/or ASC are unable to attend a mainstream secondary school. 

Closing date for applications is Friday 8th March 2024 at 12 noon.
Interviews will be held on Friday 15th March, 2024

All applications to be received by email to
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged 

To arrange a visit to the school email Jayne Hoey or telephone 01902 632719

The staff and management committee Shepwell School are committed to protecting and safeguarding all their pupils to ensure, as far as possible, that they are free from harm. As part of the safeguarding process, the successful candidate must have full enhanced DBS clearance to work in the school and will not be able to take up their appointment until all pre-employment checks have been completed.

A copy of the school’s safeguarding policy/guidelines is available on the school website.  There will be questions on this at interview. 

Shepwell School welcomes applications from all sections of the community irrespective of race, colour, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.


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