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SEN Teacher

Meadowcroft - The Gallery
  • Wakefield
  • Permanent
Salary: Up to £42,000.00 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Closing date: Wednesday, 24th July 2024
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Full Job Description

At OFG, we work smarter so you can spend more time doing what makes you happy!

How would you like to be paid for five days but only work four*?

Our colleagues’ wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do at OFG, so we’re always looking for new ways to improve everyone’s work/life balance. We’re taking part in a trial of the 4-Day Working Week, meaning that you could be working one day less a week (or equivalent).

4DWW will be rolled out within our school, when we have a full complement of staff, and within the next year – so there’s never been a more exciting time to join us #teamOFG!

Job Title:            SEN Teacher

Location:           Meadowcroft - The Gallery, Wakefield 

Salary:                Up to £42,000.00 per annum

Hours:                37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 

Contract:            Permanent, Term Time Only

UK Applicants only. This role does not offer sponsorship.

Are you a SEN Teacher committed to improving the lives of pupils and young people? We are looking for experienced SEN Teachers to join our fantastic team at Meadowcroft - The Gallery, Wakefield.

About the role

As an SEN Teacher, you will take a creative approach to teaching pupils according to their educational needs, ensuring delivery of the school curriculum in a way that maximises pupils’ achievement and ability to develop.

Main Purpose

  • Undertake the normal responsibilities of the class teacher
  • To attend Teacher meetings as and when required
  • Undertake such duties as are delegated by SLT
  • To play a significant role in the establishment, maintenance and development of a calm and safe learning environment.
  • To provide and promote the emotional well-being of each individual to reflect our commitment to educating the ‘whole pupil’

Class teacher responsibilities

  • To carry out the duties of a general class teacher, including some provision for cover of absent teachers.
  • To be responsible for teaching across both all-key stages

About us

Meadowcroft is an independent specialist day school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 19, catering for pupils with a wide range of needs in 4 sites across Wakefield. Our dedicated team work together to ensure successful outcomes for pupils who often arrive at the school with a troubled view of education and life.

We pride ourselves in steering pupils in the right direction, nurturing aspiration to progress them both academically and socially to encourage them to take pride in their achievements. Socially, we build confidence in our students, so they are able to have a greater understanding of the wider community in which they live.

We have a team of fantastic multi-disciplinary specialists who work closely together to find creative tailored solutions to support the emotional development to make a positive life changing difference to our students.

Acorn Education is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and residential care for vulnerable pupils and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group, we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

We are really proud to say that in 2024, Outcomes First Group were officially certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ for the fifth year running.

Why join Acorn Education?

Benefits

Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the pupils and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and young people. All applicants will be subject to social media checks and successful applicants to a fully enhanced DBS.

*You’ll work 80% of your contractual hours for 100% of your pay, giving you more time to do the things that make you happy.

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