Dates:                          Apply by 9am on Monday 8 November 2021

Start:                           Easter 2022 or sooner

Salary:                         Main Scale + SEN

Location:                    Heltwate, North Bretton, Peterborough  PE3 8RL

Contract type:            Full time

Contract term:           Maternity

Interviews:                 TBC

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, hardworking and caring class teacher to join our committed team.  This is to cover for a period of maternity leave.

Heltwate caters for pupils across the primary and secondary age range who have been identified as having severe learning difficulties.  Heltwate encourages pupils to do the best they can to achieve their potential in a safe, supportive and calm environment by a team who supports them throughout their time here.

The ideal candidates will:

  • have experience of teaching children with SEND, in either primary or secondary phases;
  • have high expectations of pupil behaviour, attitudes and achievement;
  • enjoy teaching an innovative, creative and integrated curriculum which supports pupils who require a multi-sensory approach;
  • be enthusiastic, confident and able to show initiative;
  • be flexible and adaptable team player with excellent communication and organisational skills;
  • be able to effectively liaise with other professionals and external agencies and can work effectively as part of a team ;
  • have a friendly manner with a good sense of humour;
  • be calm and patient;
  • show evidence that they can form positive and professional relationships with pupils, staff and parents;
  • have good interpersonal skills and enjoy being part of a supportive team;
  • be committed to high quality teaching, learning and assessment.

The opportunities for further professional development and training would enable the successful candidates to progress in their career.

 

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged.  To make arrangements please contact the school office: 01733 262878.

Completed applications should be returned to the postal address or via email to Mrs Leigh Bowes, Headteacher’s PA: l.bowes@heltwate.net

 

Heltwate School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people in its care and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The appointment is subject to the receipt of two satisfactory references and an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.