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SEN Class Teacher

 

Birch Wood School has a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic person to join our expanding team as a Classroom Teacher
 

The successful applicant will join a team of specialists teaching staff within Birch Wood. The provision is well resourced and supported by the senior leadership team and wider staff teams. The successful candidate would ideally have experience working with young people with MLD/SLD and Autism, we welcome applicants with primary and secondary SEND experience and Humanities and RE subject specialists although this not essential. All applicants should be passionate about making a positive difference.

 

Key Relationships/Liaison with: Assistant Head, Leadership Team, Teachers and support staff

 

Job Purpose: To provide high quality teaching, effective use of resources, effective coaching and mentoring and improved standards of learning and achievement for all students with SEND.

 

The successful Candidate will:

•Be dedicated to getting the best from young people, who at times may present as challenging and complex.

•have high expectations and enjoy the challenges associated with working in this environment to inspire rapid and accelerated progress in order to reach their full potential

•Be committed to the belief that all pupils can achieve and learn, whatever their disabilities

•Have experience and/or knowledge of working with children who have Special Educational Needs

•Have a flexible approach to working with others whilst forming relationships with young people
 

MPS/UPS depending on qualifications and experience and SEN1 or SEN2 depending on experience

We warmly welcome an informal visit or a conversation prior to application

 

Closing date for applications 10 May 2019 09.00 am

Applications should be emailed to Renee Downing downingr@birchwoodschool.co.uk
or by post to Renee Downing Birch Wood School, Grange Drive, Melton Mowbray Leics LE13 1HA

Interviews Week commencing 20th May 2019 successful applicants will be informed via email or telephone after the application closing date

Autism Teacher

 

Birch Wood School has a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic person to join our expanding team as an Autism Teacher
 

The successful applicant will join a team of specialists teaching staff in a highly successful Autism specific provision within Birch Wood. The provision is well resourced and supported by the senior leadership team and wider staff teams. The successful candidate would ideally have experience working with young people with Autism, although this not essential. All applicants should be passionate about making a positive difference.

 

Key Relationships/Liaison with: Assistant Head and Autism Lead, Leadership Team, Teachers and support staff

 

Job Purpose: To provide high quality teaching, effective use of resources, effective coaching and mentoring and improved standards of learning and achievement for all students with ASD.

 

The successful Candidate will:

•Be dedicated to getting the best from young people, who at times may present as challenging and complex.

•have high expectations and enjoy the challenges associated with working in this environment to inspire rapid and accelerated progress in order to reach their full potential

•Be committed to the belief that all pupils can achieve and learn, whatever their disabilities

•Have experience and/or knowledge of working with children who have Special Educational Needs

•Have a flexible approach to working with others whilst forming relationships with young people
 

MPS/UPS depending on qualifications and experience and SEN1 or SEN2 depending on experience

We warmly welcome an informal visit or a conversation prior to application

 

Closing date for applications 10 May 2019 09.00 am

Applications should be emailed to Renee Downing downingr@birchwoodschool.co.uk
or by post to Renee Downing Birch Wood School, Grange Drive, Melton Mowbray Leics LE13 1HA

Interviews Week commencing 20th May 2019 successful applicants will be informed via email or telephone after the application closing date
 

SEN Art/Design Teacher (Part time)

 

Birch Wood School has a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic person to join our expanding team as a Part Time Art/Design Teacher 3 days per week to commence Sept 2019
 

The successful applicant will join a team of specialists teaching staff within Birch Wood. The provision is well resourced and supported by the senior leadership team and wider staff teams. The successful candidate would ideally have experience working with young people with MLD/SLD and Autism, we welcome applicants with primary and secondary SEND experience and Art/Design subject specialists.
 All applicants should be passionate about making a positive difference.

 

Key Relationships/Liaison with: Assistant Head, Leadership Team, Teachers and support staff

 

Job Purpose: To provide high quality teaching, effective use of resources, effective coaching and mentoring and improved standards of learning and achievement for all students with SEND.

 

The successful Candidate will:

•Be dedicated to getting the best from young people, who at times may present as challenging and complex.

•have high expectations and enjoy the challenges associated with working in this environment to inspire rapid and accelerated progress in order to reach their full potential

•Be committed to the belief that all pupils can achieve and learn, whatever their disabilities

•Have experience and/or knowledge of working with children who have Special Educational Needs

•Have a flexible approach to working with others whilst forming relationships with young people
 

MPS/UPS depending on qualifications and experience and SEN1 or SEN2 depending on experience

We warmly welcome an informal visit or a conversation prior to application

 

Closing date for applications 10 May 2019 09.00 am

Applications should be emailed to Renee Downing downingr@birchwoodschool.co.uk
or by post to Renee Downing Birch Wood School, Grange Drive, Melton Mowbray Leics LE13 1HA

Interviews Week commencing 20th May 2019 successful applicants will be informed via email or telephone after the application closing date

 

Learning Support Assistant

An exciting opportunity has arisen for candidates to support teaching and learning at Birch Wood (Melton Area Special School) 

This role is varied, and we are looking for an adaptable, flexible and resourceful individual who is willing to work with a range of students across the Birch Wood sites, someone who is able to cope in a high-pressure environment and deal with constantly changing priorities to start as soon as possible.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Working with a wide range of class teachers to deliver excellent teaching and learning.
  • Coaching children on a 1:1 or group basis.
  • Accompanying groups on trips.
  • Supporting assessment and evidencing learning
  • Working with the teacher to create stimulating classroom displays and learning resources
  • Maintaining a safe and positive environment for all learners
  • Creating opportunities for all learners to reach their potential, irrespective of ability


WHAT WE OFFER:

  • The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly environment in this well run and respected school.
  • Potential opportunities for personal and career development.

 

THE RIGHT CANDIDATE MAY HAVE:

  • GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above.
  • previous experience.
  • an ability to work on their own initiative.
  • a high level of communication skills and the ability to relate positively to children and adults.
  • the ability to use relevant technology/equipment.
  • a can-do attitude.
  • a commitment to the happiness well-being, self-esteem and progress of everyone at the school.

 

SALARY :

This is salaried Grade 5 pt 7 (£9.54 per hour) for a maximum of 32.5 hours per week term time and INSET training days.

 

Download the application documents below or collect in person from the school office and return asap quoting reference LSAMAY19. 

Closing date for applications 10 May 2019 09.00 am
Interviews Week commencing 20th May 2019 successful applicants will be informed via email or telephone after the application closing date 

 

Completed applications should be submitted via email to Renee Downing at downingr@birchwoodschool.co.uk  or by post to:

Renee Downing
School Business Manager
Birch Wood School
Grange Drive
Melton Mowbray
Leics
LE13 1HA

 

 

 

All Candidates will be subject to an enahnced DBS check. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to a check being carried out at an Enhanced level by the Disclosure and Barring Service regarding any previous criminal record.

 

 Maternity Cover- Class Teacher (English)

Birch Wood School has a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic person to join our expanding team

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic and inspirational class teacher with English subject specialism who has a passion for teaching children with special educational needs.

 

The successful candidate will teach students with MLD and ASD aged 11-19 and work alongside a team of highly motivated support staff.
This is a temporary position for the 2019-2020 Academic year.

 

The successful Candidate will:

•Be dedicated to getting the best from young people, who at times may present as challenging and complex.

•have high expectations and enjoy the challenges associated with working in this environment to inspire rapid and accelerated progress in order to reach their full potential

•Be committed to the belief that all pupils can achieve and learn, whatever their disabilities

•Have experience and/or knowledge of working with children who have Special Educational Needs

•Have a flexible approach to working with others whilst forming relationships with young people
 

MPS/UPS depending on qualifications and experience and SEN1 or SEN2 depending on experience

We warmly welcome an informal visit or a conversation prior to application
 

Closing date for applications 10 May 2019 09.00 am
Interviews Week commencing 20th May 2019 successful applicants will be informed via email or telephone after the application closing date
 

Please send your completed application form and covering letter to:

Renee Downing. Birch Wood School, Grange Drive Melton Mowbray Leics LE13 1HA
Or email:
downingr@birchwoodschool.co.uk

SUPPLY/ABSENCE COVER- SEN Learning Support Assistant

 

JOB OVERVIEW

An exciting opportunity has arisen for candidates to support teaching and learning at Birch Wood (Melton Area Special School) in Melton Mowbray on a supply basis to cover staff absences and other temporary or adhoc vacancies.
This role may suit someone who is currently unable to commit to full school working hours or someone considering a future permanent role. We can consider as little or as many hours to suit needs. All Candidates will be subject to an enahnced DBS check.
This role is varied, and we are looking for an adaptable, flexible and resourceful individual who is willing to work with a range of students across the Birch Wood sites, someone who is able to cope in a high-pressure environment and deal with constantly changing priorities to start as soon as possible.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Working with a wide range of class teachers to deliver excellent teaching and learning.
  • Coaching children on a 1:1 or group basis.
  • Accompanying groups on trips.
  • Supporting assessment and evidencing learning
  • Working with the teacher to create stimulating classroom displays and learning resources
  • Maintaining a safe and positive environment for all learners
  • Creating opportunities for all learners to reach their potential, irrespective of ability

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Term time hours
  • The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly environment in this well run and respected school.
  • Potential opportunities for personal and career development.

THE RIGHT CANDIDATE MAY HAVE:

  • GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above.
  • previous experience.
  • an ability to work on their own initiative.
  • a high level of communication skills and the ability to relate positively to children and adults.
  • the ability to use relevant technology/equipment.
  • a can-do attitude.
  • a commitment to the happiness well-being, self-esteem and progress of everyone at the school.

SALARY :

This is salaried Grade 5 pt 9 (£8.81 per hour) for a maximum of 32.5 hours per week term time only.

 

Download the application documents below or collect in person from the school office and return asap quoting reference LSASUPP.  All successful applicants will be informed in writing/via email within 1 week of submitting an application form and will be required to undergo an interview. 

 

Completed applications should be submitted via email to Renee Downing at downingr@birchwoodschool.co.uk  or by post to:

Renee Downing
School Business Manager
Birch Wood School
Grange Drive
Melton Mowbray
Leics
LE13 1HA

 

 

 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to a check being carried out at an Enhanced level by the Disclosure and Barring Service regarding any previous criminal record.

Apprentice Learning Support Assistant

 

JOB OVERVIEW

An unique opportunity has arisen for an apprenticeship in supporting teaching and learning at Birch Wood (Melton Area Special School) in Melton Mowbray. This role is varied, and we are looking for an adaptable, flexible and resourceful individual to undertake an apprentiship at level 2 with the potential for further development at level 3.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Working with a wide range of class teachers to assist in delivering excellent teaching and learning.
Assisting in coaching children on a 1:1 or group basis.
Accompanying groups on trips.
Supporting assessment and evidencing learning
Working with the teacher and other support staff to create stimulating classroom displays and learning resources
Maintaining a safe and positive environment for all learners
Creating opportunities for all learners to reach their potential, irrespective of ability
WHAT WE OFFER:

Term Time hours

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Apprenticeship Level 2 (and possibly Level 3)
The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly environment in this well run and respected school.
Good opportunities for personal and career development.

SALARY :

This apprenticeship is paid at £5 per hour,this rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year, 32.5 hours per week 39 weeks per year term time and inset training days.

 

 

Download the application documents below or collect in person from the school office, Interview date TBC. All successful applicants will be informed in writing/via email 

 

Completed applications should be submitted via email to Renee Downing at downingr@birchwoodschool.co.uk  or by post to:

Renee Downing
School Business Manager
Birch Wood School
Grange Drive
Melton Mowbray
Leics
LE13 1HA

 

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