Class Teacher and Department Lead (Autism Spectrum Conditions)- ref TV40020

Mary Elliot School - Leamore Lane, Walsall, WS2 7NR
MPS/UPS (£25,714- £41,604) + 1 SEN point (£2,270 p/a) + TLR 2 (£3,699
18 Feb 2021
25 Mar 2021
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Mary Elliot School 
Leamore Lane, Walsall, WS2 7NR

Reporting to:
Head of School, Assistant Headteachers and Executive Headteacher

Class Teacher and Department Lead (Autism Spectrum Conditions)- ref TV40020
Full Time/ Permanent position

Salary: MPS/UPS (£25,714- £41,604) + 1 SEN point (£2,270 p/a) + TLR 2 (£3,699 

We need a Department Leader who will…

  • Live and breathe the nurturing, positive and optimistic ethos of the school
  • Can lead your team by example and through support, to secure a high quality of education
  • Are capable of contributing significantly to overall school development aims
  • Can inspire educational, cultural and environmental growth in your department
  • Will be able to manage resources, staff and financial, to positive impact in your department
  • Are entirely child focused and have an unconditional positive regard for complex learners

We wish to offer an opportunity for those who can demonstrate this and are looking to advance their career.

Mary Elliot School is a specialist setting in Walsall providing education to young people at Key Stages 3 and 4, and 16-19 provision, all of whom have a variety of SEND complexities. The post holder will be joining our vibrant team as we move forward with mission to provide excellence in nurturing, developing and shaping young lives. Mary Elliot is part a collaborative, supportive and progressive federation. This is an exciting time, and offers an opportunity to provide the empathy, support and nurture that will directly impact the future of the lives of the most significantly challenged young people in the area.

This role should appeal to you if you wish to progress your teaching career towards leadership, and be able to combine your skill in the classroom with an influential role supporting other team members to ensure high standards across a department team. It is anticipated that the person appointed will have a minimum of 3 years ASC specific teaching experience. We hope to appoint a professional who will seek to develop using innovation and national best practice, supporting our vision to become a widely recognised centre of excellence in SEND.

We can promise applicants developmental support and guidance via coaching and mentoring, including access to external training programmes leading to both bespoke skill and personal development, as well as nationally recognised qualifications.

We will welcome informal discussion about the vacancy, please contact the school.

All the documents you need are available from;

Completed application forms and a covering letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) should be sent to by 12 noon on Thursday 25th March 2021.

Closing Date: 12 noon on Thursday 25th March 2021
Interviews:      31st March/1st April 2021 (TBC)
Start date:       ASAP

Our federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and young people. The successful applicant will therefore be required to complete an Enhanced DBS check.

We encourage applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population.

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