Teacher for Children with Special Educational Needs Forward Education Trust

The Bridge School, Coppice View Road, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, B73 6UE
MPR/ UPR + 1 point SEN
15 May 2018
21 May 2018
enquiry@ bridge.fet.ac
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Full time permanent
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Teacher for Children with Special Educational Needs Forward Education Trust

MPR/ UPR + 1 point SEN

ASD/PMLD/SLD Specialist - Based at The Bridge School

The Bridge School, Coppice View Road, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, B73 6UE

Tel: 0121 464 8265, Email: enquiry@bridge.fet.ac

Head Teacher: Sarah Kelly

Required September 2018

Forward Education Trust is a newly formed Multi Academy Trust comprising of Brays School, The Bridge School and Hallmoor School in Birmingham which academised on the 1st April 2017.

All of the children who attend The Bridge School have a Statement of Special Educational Need or an Education and Health Care Plan. Our school educates 90 children with complex and multiple needs. Children may have Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) or a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Some children have additional needs including visual impairment and hearing impairment and behaviour difficulties. Children attending our school will usually require augmented and modified curriculum opportunities including an overarching mobility curriculum and a sensory experiential curriculum for our more profound learners. The Bridge School underpins all of its curriculum delivery through continually developing its communication work so that pupils may access their learning in a way personalised to their needs.

We are passionate about meeting the needs of those children with the most complex needs. Our staff provide a caring and safe learning environment and work in partnership with our parents and carers to ensure that all our children are able to reach their full potential.

We are looking for an applicant with practical expertise in the following areas to work within our schools:

•            Autistic spectrum disorders and communication difficulties

•            PMLD/ PD & SLD

•            SLD & MLD

We can offer you:

•            A commitment to support you in developing new skills through a wide range of professional development       opportunities and experiences

•            The opportunity to make a huge contribution to the education and lives of children who respond very positively to high quality teaching.

You will offer us:

•            A Teacher who is motivated and enthusiastic who has experience of working with children with special needs.

•            Your commitment to engaging and inspiring our pupils and the ability to make a real difference to their learning.

•            Your flexibility, commitment and excellent interpersonal skills.

Closing Date: Monday 21 May 2018, 12 noon

For further details and an application form please email recruitment@bridge.fet.ac.  Please note that only Forward Education Trust Teaching Application forms will be accepted; we will not read accompanying Curriculum Vitae (CV) or accept them instead of an application form.

Interview dates to be confirmed.

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.

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.

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