Vacancies

Teacher

Bidwell Brook is a Special School for children and young people aged 3 - 19 with a complex range of learning and physical disabilities.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Key Stage 4 teacher to join our successful and committed team from January 2019. This is a permanent, full time post.

You must have QTS, combined with an active interest in SEN, and be inspirational, creative and solution focused with the ability to lead on good practice.

We are looking for a skilled practitioner to enhance our key stage 4 department. You must have the ability to plan personalised, purposeful and reflective learning programmes that are linked to students EHCP outcomes and are responsive to individual needs.

You will evaluate and assess the individual programmes, promote the progress and wellbeing of students, safeguard the welfare of children and young people, adhere to H&S requirements and focus on continuous improvement for yourself, your team and your students.

We can offer you a comprehensive induction programme, skilled supportive staff, CPD, career progression, the opportunity to work across the Learn to Live Federation and with our Teaching School Alliance.

We welcome applications from those who are new to the profession.

Visit www.devonjobs.gov.uk for a full application pack or the school website www.bidwellbrook.devon.sch.uk. We do not accept CVs.

For further information contact Sarah Bedford, HR Manager, sbedford@bidwellbrook.devon.sch.uk or telephone 01803 864120

Closing date for applications: Friday 5th October 2018 Interview date: Thursday 11th October 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff to share this commitment.

This role requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.


Teaching Assistant Vacancies

Bidwell Brook School, part of the Learn to Live Federation, is a Special School for children and young people aged 3 - 19 with severe or profound and multiple learning disabilities. Following an increase in student numbers we require more Teaching Assistants to commence in September 2018.

You will support students as part of a class team. We offer a child centred curriculum and you will enable our students to access learning opportunities and to achieve their full potential both educationally and emotionally. You will help deliver pre-planned learning, care and support programmes in an inspiring learning environment.

Although previous experience of working with children in an education setting is preferable, it is as important to have enthusiasm, empathy and a willingness to learn and follow instructions.

You will have excellent communication skills, flexibility, initiative and the ability to keep written notes on student progress and development.

We offer excellent continuous professional development opportunities, including a Teaching Assistant Diploma.

Working hours are: Monday to Friday, 8.50am to 3.20pm (with a 4.00pm finish once a week) 39 weeks per year, with a starting salary of £11,685. We also have a part time vacancy for 2 days per week.

We do not accept CV's.
For further information about the roles contact Sarah Bedford, HR Manager, by email: sbedford@bidwellbrook.devon.sch.uk

Closing date for applications: Thursday 9th August 2018

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 16th August 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This role requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.
This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.