SEN TEACHER
  • Employer: Pines School
  • Reference: Pri/21/147334
  • Published: Thu 01/04/2021, 12:13 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 23/04/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: BFBC Teacher Salary Scales
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: The Pines School, Hanworth Road, Bracknell, Berkshire

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SEN TEACHER

Specialist Resource Provision Teacher

When: Full Time starting 1st September 2021 or earlier.

Pay: Main/Upper pay range + SEN Allowance subject to experience

The children, staff and governors of The Pines School are seeking to appoint a specialist SEN Teacher to lead our new and exciting Specialist Resource Provision (SRP). The provision will support of up to 15 EYSF & KS1 children with ASD, have speech, language and communication difficulties and/or moderate learning difficulties. We are looking for an experienced Teacher who is passionate about SEN and who will be a champion for our children. 

The Pines is a two-form entry primary with a Nursery.  We are well resourced and we have extensive outside space and a Nurture provision. There are currently 350 children on roll.

The Pines is at the beginning of our journey with a new senior leadership team that was appointed in September 2019 who are supporting the school to improve the quality of education, behaviour & attitudes and personal development. This is an exciting time to join us and our amazing team.

The school is located in the Hanworth estate which is on the outskirts of Bracknell town and is within very easy access of many amenities.  The 'Look Out’ environmental area, Bracknell Sports Centre and Swimming Pool, the Berkshire Racquets and Health Club, the South Hill Park Theatre & Arts Centre are all well within walking distance with skating, skiing, bowling, cinemas and a leisure pool nearby.

We can offer you:

  • An inclusive ethos
  • Happy, motivated children who enjoy coming to school
  • A caring, committed team of staff
  • A commitment to professional development for all staff
  • Supportive teams who work well together

Please contact Mrs Rachel Evans, School Business Manager, by email to arrange a discussion with the Head and/or SENCO to discuss this role further. sbm@thepinesschool.org.uk

Under current guidelines, school visits are restricted. Interviews will be held in Early May. Applications will be considered as they are submitted and interviews may be arranged before the closing date if suitable candidates apply. Please apply as soon as possible. If you have not heard from us by 30th April please assume you have not been successful.

How to Apply

Please apply online (see link below) or contact the school for further details. We will only accept applications on Bracknell Forest application forms, please do NOT forward your CV.

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.

We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.

Disability

We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.

Safeguarding

Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment.

 

This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate.

To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit  https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/applying-job/applications-work-children-young-people-or-adults-risk

 

The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the LSCB at  https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/keeping-adults-and-children-safe/protecting-children/safeguarding-children-board

Pre–employment medical check

You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.

References

On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk.

Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc.

We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.

 

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