at Chalk Education
Location Failsworth, United Kingdom
Date Posted June 23, 2022
Category SEND
Job Type Permanent
Work Hours Full time

Job Description

The Trustees of a Multi Academy Trust are looking to recruit to the post of

Qualified Teacher – KS3 Class Teacher

Initially at the Oldham Site

Teachers’ pay scale + SEN (£2,270 pa)

Commencing September 2022

At this academy we provide a broad and balanced curriculum that enables children and young people from reception to Key Stage 4 to access creative learning opportunities tailored to meet their individual needs. We have worked hard to continue to be at the forefront of successful, innovative curriculum design, with overall breadth and balance, which provides children and young people with autism and/or social and communication difficulties with their full entitlement. As a result, the young people benefit from excellent opportunities in all aspects of our curriculum to achieve and improve their academic achievement, social skills, communication skills, knowledge, understanding, well-being and physical development.

This post will intially be based at Oldham based Academy until the transfer on opening of a New Rochdale Free School 2023-24.

We invite applications from excellent Primary or Secondary practitioners for a mixed KS3, KS4 class of students with ASC and mild/moderate learning difficulties. The successful candidate will:

  • Have specific experience/interest in working with pupils with SEND and Autism
  • Be an excellent practitioner with the commitment and motivation to inspire pupils’ learning and development.
  • To have knowledge and understanding of autism and how pupils with autism learn and be able to use knowledge of ASC strategies to adapt learning to meet the needs of these pupils.
  • To have an up to date understanding of the National Curriculum at all ability levels and be able to adapt learning to meet the needs of pupils in KS3.
  • To be able to lead and deliver the national curriculum within a specialist subject area of English, Maths or Science to children with a range of ability.
  • To be able to use a wide range of communication tools to communicate with pupils in the school
  • Be able to demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement and innovation through imaginative and differentiated lessons which meet individual needs
  • Possess the emotional and physical resilience necessary when working with young people with a range of complex needs
  • Have the ability to foster good relationships with other staff, pupils, parents and the wider community
  • Have an experience of enhancement of pupil progress gains and raising attainment and achievement in all pupils
  • Have experience of current assessment practice and the use of data and pupil progress tracking to ensure that all groups of learners achieve
  • Be hardworking, organised and proactive in their professional development.

Although based initially at  Oldham sites, all staff are employed by the MAT and are expected to work at any site within the  Group. All sites are located within a 2 miles radius of Oldham.

We would particularly look forward to receiving applications from NQTs looking to start a career in the SEN sector.

Additional requirements:

o References confirming suitability for role

o Commitment to Safeguarding

o Enhanced DBS certificate registered on the update service

o Eligibility to work in the UK


- Support from dedicated and knowledgeable specialist consultants

- Continual professional development through online training

- Competitive pay rates related to your experience

- Opportunities within a range of schools and provisions

- Refer a friend bonus with £150 in vouchers

For more information call Nicola at Chalk Education on 07375625978

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