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(SEN) PE Teacher

 


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 PE teacher who has a passion for teaching children with special educational needs. 

The successful candidate will be based across the whole school but primarily responsible for teaching the PE curriculum to student with PMLD and SLD aged 4-19 and work alongside a team of highly motivated support staff. This is a permanent, full time post.
Applications are welcome from MPS or UPS depending on qualifications. Application will be considered from primary and secondary trained teachers.
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
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 
CVs alone are not accepted
Closing Date for applications: 5.00pm 14th February 2019
Interview date: 26th February 2019

VACANCY
(SEN)
PE HLTA/Sports Coach

 

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

We are seeking to appoint a specialist sports/PE HLTA who has a passion for teaching children with special educational needs. The successful candidate will be expected to be an enthusiastic and talented coach who is passionate about school sport and an outstanding, creative practitioner with high expectations. You must also be willing to learn new skills, be adaptable and work as part of a team.

The successful candidate will be based across the whole school but primarily responsible for supporting the PE teacher to deliver curriculum to student with PMLD and SLD aged 4-19 and work alongside a team of highly motivated support staff.

This is a permanent, full time post, 37 hours per week, term time plus inset training days and is paid at Grade 8 with a starting salary of £18,885.

The post will suit a person qualified to HLTA level, with coaching qualifications desirable. Under the guidance of an experienced colleague, you will be expected to deliver a variety of sessions, some of which may not be Sports/PE based. We are looking for someone who is flexible, works well in a team and has excellent behaviour management skills, so you are able to work across age groups and cover for absent teachers.

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

If this sounds like you, then we look forward to receiving your application. All relevant documents to apply for this position can be downloaded below or collected from the school office.

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

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

CVs alone are not accepted

Closing Date for applications: 5.00pm 14th February 2019

Interview date: 26th February 2019


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.

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 39 weeks per year.

 

Download the application documents below or collect in person from the school office and return asap quoting reference AUT18/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, return by closing date 5:00pm 14th February 2019. Interview date TBC. All successful applicants will be informed in writing/via email after 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

 

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