We are a school for children with complex learning difficulties. A significant number of our pupils are also on the autistic spectrum. Since September 2015 we have been operating on a dual site; 65 places 3 -16 years and 40 places 16-19 years.
We pride ourselves on our welcoming ethos through which we support pupils and their families. We offer a personalised approach, challenging all pupils to achieve their potential.
Our success is demonstrated by the results of our LIVING, GROWING, LEARNING vision:
Our encouragement will stimulate full engagement in school life.
We will ensure that partnerships with all stakeholders help us to achieve our goals.
We will develop confident and valued members of our community.
Our pastoral care, guidance and support will be recognised as outstanding.
We will deliver a personalised curriculum for all our learners within a total communication environment.
All our pupils and staff will have high expectations for themselves and others.
Teacher Main Scale + 2 SEN with Whole School Responsibility
The Governors of Pens Meadow School are seeking to appoint an inspirational, dynamic, committed teacher to join our highly successful and dedicated school team from September 2019.
In the first instance this post will be at our Ridge Hill site.
Our staff team are committed to improvement and we believe in high standards, team work and seeking the very best for every child in our care. The school was very pleased with the outcome of our most recent OfSTED inspection in January 2018.
Have you got the skills we are looking for to contribute towards our drive to deliver outstanding provision?
A comprehensive package of training and support is offered by the school to ensure that everyone has the skills required to prepare our pupils for the next stage of their life.
Teacher Main Scale + 2 SEN with Whole School Responsibility to be determined at interview.
Location: Pens Meadow School at Ridge Hill, Brierley Hill Road, Wordsley DY8 5ST and Pens Meadow School at Tiled House Lane, Pensnett DY5 4LN
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Candidates are strongly advised to read the school’s Safeguarding policy on our website. The successful applicant will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS.
Informal visits to the school are recommended and warmly welcomed. Visits will be held on:
Thursday 2nd May 2019 at 9:45am
If you would like to book a visit please contact school office on 01384 818945
Closing Date for applications: Friday 26th April 2019
Interviews will be held on: Thursday 9th May 2019
NB. We reserve the right to close vacancies before the advertised date if a large number of applications have been received.
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