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SEN Teacher – Doubletrees School

Closing Date: Monday 27th June 2022

Job Title: SEN Teacher(s)

Closing Date: Monday 27th June 2022

Interview Date: Tuesday 5th July 2022

Start Date: Monday 5th September 2022

Salary: Main Scale (M1 – M6) + SEN 1 Point – suitable for early careers teachers

Location: Doubletrees School, St Blazey Gate, PL24 2DS

Contract type: Full Time/Permanent                          

This is an exciting opportunity, to join our team and to support and develop the school in line with its shared values and improvement priorities.  Doubletrees School provides a creative and ambitious centre of learning for 98 pupils with a range of complex learning and communication needs aged from 2-19 years.

The school is a member of the Special Partnership Trust, an ambitious and inspiring collaboration of specialist provision in Cornwall, with a focus on excellence in learning for everyone.

These posts would suit both early career and experienced teachers. We are looking to recruit excellent practitioners. You will be required to work full time and have the enthusiasm and resilience to join our successful and supportive team at Doubletrees School, which is situated close to St Austell.  The roles are teaching positions, ideally suited to aspiring or middle leaders. Experience in SEN would be advantageous.  (Please state your curriculum strengths within the application). The successful applicant will be responsible for planning and delivering excellent personalised learning opportunities to pupils with a range of Special Educational Needs all of whom will have Education Health and Care Plans. This is a wonderful opportunity for a talented teacher to develop their teaching within the unique setting of a special multi-academy trust.  A positive outlook, a proactive approach, being a team player and having a track record of high quality teaching and learning are all essential. Primary experience is advantageous – applicants transitioning from mainstream are most welcome however experience within Early Years and Key Stage 1 and knowledge of early reading, writing, phonics and number development is key.

Candidates will be required to demonstrate experience of teaching within an SEN setting, working with pupils with ASD, SLD, SEMH and/ or communication needs and evidence the ability to work effectively within a multi-agency team to improve outcomes for pupils, or have a strong passion and desire to learn in this area.  

Doubletrees School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of checks and references, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

We will offer you a detailed induction and ongoing, high quality professional development opportunities to fully develop in your role. You will have the opportunity to work across our setting to further enhance your career progression.  A commitment to continuing your learning journey is necessary. If you have the commitment, energy, initiative and drive to help us meet our core values, then we welcome your application.

Informal visits are encouraged by appointment only.

Please visit the school website www.doubletrees.org for further information and an application pack. Completed applications should be returned to the Office Manager lrabey@doubletrees.org.uk no later than midnight on Monday 27th June 2022.  Please note CV’s will not be considered.