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Class Teacher (English Lead)

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Swanwick School & Sports College
Salary details
MPS/UPS £25,714 - £36,961/£38,690 - £41,604 per annum plus 1 SEN point and TLR2
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Closing Date
09 October 2022
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Swanwick School & Sports College is an ‘Outstanding’ school providing an exciting and relevant education for young people with additional needs including moderate and severe learning needs, challenging behaviour and ASD. We are looking for an experienced and dedicated Classroom practitioner to lead English across the school and further enhance our 'Outstanding' curriculum.  

SSSC needs a motivated and ambitious teacher to continue to drive forward the development of  English across the whole school. We are looking for someone who is passionate about learning and who is looking for an exciting opportunity to join our dedicated and caring team and work closely with the SLT.  If you are after an exciting opportunity to enhance an outstanding special school in further developing its' highly sought-after provision then we would welcome your application.

Successful applicants should have experience of teaching English, Maths and other subjects across various Key stages and preferably experience of leading in a core subject area. This post will require the successful applicant to teach in Key Stage 3 and 4, leading by example and identifying areas for development. Pupil ability ranges from pre-key stage standards, to working within the Primary Curriculum objectives and ultimately various KS4 qualifications including GCSE. Candidates from all phases of education are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be someone who can create and deliver stimulating lessons, have excellent assessment for learning strategies and know how to support pupils’ next steps in learning. They will also promote the school ethos through high levels of expectation, excellent behaviour management skills, being an adaptable team player and able to encourage pupil independence.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to use ICT in an innovative and imaginative manner throughout the curriculum. Applicants should be able to demonstrate and support our school vision of ‘Enjoy, Achieve, Exceed’ help improve best practice within SSSC.

We are looking for someone who has passion, enthusiasm and experience to inspire and motivate others as well as driving forward standards and improving teaching and learning across the school.

They will be committed to safeguarding children at all times. 

SSSC is a forward-thinking school that is passionate and dedicated to raising aspirations for our all our young people. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and creative teacher to grow and develop in our highly sought-after provision.

Applicants are strongly recommended to visit the school and discuss this role further. Please contact the Co-Headteachers on: - 01773 602198 to arrange an appointment or discuss the position further.

Please do not apply using The Derbyshire County Council Website.

Applications should be completed on line through the Derbyshire website or online with the TES. 

Provisional Interview Date: Week commencing 17 October 2022.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.