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Teacher

School Staffing Solution are working with a school who require an experienced and qualified teacher who has the ability to make a significant contribution to the school by leading small classes of pupils from Key Stages 2 and 3 delivering a number of subjects across the curriculum.

The successful candidate will be an innovative, reflective practitioner who can demonstrate a willingness to adapt and learn. Ideally, you will have knowledge and experience in working with children from SEMH schools. They are looking for an individual with high expectations and standards who can offer excellent behavioural management skills.

This position offers the opportunity to develop and grow a career. They hire based on attitude and train for skills.

Salary: Commensurate to experience.

Contract: Permanent

Start Date: Easter 2023 or sooner depending on availability.

The school is situated on the edge of the New Forest in Hampshire. It benefits from extensive grounds, a wide selection of specialist buildings and workshops together with extensive sporting facilities.

The school creates opportunities for pupils to contribute to the wider community and an enviable range of outdoor, sporting, and recreational ventures provide strong incentives to participate in and beyond the classroom. Our model of living and working encourages pupils to develop active, participating and contributing membership of their home communities and society in general.

It is an exciting time to join as they begin to implement their new Development Plan. Pupil numbers are expanding and they need highly motivated staff to join their committed team.

Essential Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified Teacher Status.
  • Understanding of the Teachers’ Standards in all aspects of the work.
  • Experience in assessment, planning and delivery of the Key Stage 2 & 3 curriculum is essential.
  • Teaching experience – pre or post-qualification.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

  • Awareness of the nature of pupils with special educational needs in relation to social, emotional and mental health difficulties.
  • Experience of working in a SEMH school setting.
  • Knowledge of current DfE regulations and guidance.
  • A developing knowledge of the curriculum issues beyond subject specialism, taking account of the changing needs of pupils.
  • Qualifications, skills and/or experience in offering engaging and worthwhile sports, recreational or outdoor activities to supplement and enhance your contribution to this special setting.
  • Evidence of recent and relevant further professional development.

To apply for the role send your CV to jennifer@school-staff.co.uk or call 07977178199 to discuss

Pastoral Key Worker

School Staffing Solutions is working with a fantastic school who are looking for a Pastoral Key Worker to join the Pastoral Care Team to provide care, protection and support for pupils with social, emotional and mental health needs.

The ideal candidate will be, emphatic, supportive and organised. A willingness to learn new skills and undertake training is essential. The school is looking for someone who is computer literate, flexible and has good communication skills.

This position offers the opportunity to develop and grow a career. They hire based on attitude and train for skills.

Contract: Permanent contract; 39 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term time only.

Salary range: Up to £25,000 commensurate to experience.

Start date: Negotiable subject to notice/availability.

Location: Hampshire

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people. Everyone on the staff team must share this commitment as the key feature of their job specification.

Core Purpose

  • Contribute to the delivery of the highest standards of care, protection and support to children aged 9 – 18 years.
  • Guide and support pupils experiencing difficulties by making an effective contribution to their care and welfare.
  • Facilitate pupils’ physical, social, psychological and emotional development through the National Minimum Standards and all other relevant guidance.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and awareness of the importance of safeguarding, ensuring a safe environment for pupils.
  • Adhere to all Health and Safety regulations, the guidelines contained in the Employee’s Handbook and the school’s policy documents.

Essential Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience of working with young people with special educational needs.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

  • QCF Level 3 or equivalent childcare qualification (or the willingness and ability to study for this qualification).
  • Awareness of the nature of pupils with special educational needs in relation to social, emotional and mental health difficulties.
  • Experience of working in an SEMH school or social care setting.
  • Enhanced knowledge of National Minimum Standards.
  • Knowledge of further DfE regulations and guidance.
  • Experience of key-working young people.
  • Qualifications, skills and/or experience in offering engaging and worthwhile sports, recreational or outdoor.
  • Evidence of recent and relevant further professional development.

Essential characteristics or clear ability to develop the following characteristics:

  • Confidence, resilience, flexibility and ability in working with young people who encounter behavioural difficulties on account of social, emotional and mental health issues.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to manage groups of pupils who have previously encountered rejection, frustration and failure, such that they make good or better progress on account of your work.
  • A positive and optimistic role model for pupils.
  • Ability to work and collaborate with a team and within a multi-disciplinary framework.
  • Ability to present with a high level of energy and optimism that fosters a nurturing and positive environment in which our pupils can flourish.
  • Ability to reflect on performance and put learning and knowledge gained into practice.
  • Ability to regulate emotional responses to unexpected and sometimes challenging situations.
  • Ability to listen, clarify, question as necessary and confirm understanding.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all departments within the school.

Essential skills or clear ability to develop the following skills:

  • Ability to nurture and develop meaningful and positive relationships with pupils who experience social, emotional and mental health difficulties.
  • A role model for others, practicing and promoting highly effective behaviour management skills.
  • Effective skill set, including confident behaviour management.
  • Ability to follow clear direction and guidance to enable the pastoral care team to function proactively.
  • Accurate spoken and written communication skills.
  • An organised and methodical approach to work.
  • Proficient in the use of computer and IT systems; in particular Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Confidence and an informed perspective when working with parents, Local Authority officers and other agencies, presenting a confident and professional manner at all times.
  • Accurate numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Excellent punctuality and time management skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate forward thinking.
  • Ability to accurately and efficiently record key events including the reporting of incident.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to contribute to the pastoral care team with confidence, understanding and compassion.
  • Ability to address difficult situations with calmness, demonstrating clarity of thought and good decision-making under pressure.
  • Work as a member of a team and demonstrate initiative.

The successful applicant will promote and implement the school’s policies and procedures, with particular reference to child protection and safeguarding, equal opportunities, health and safety and staff behaviour.

To apply send your CV to kaileigh@school-staff.co.uk or call 07815016497 to discuss.

SEN Team Assistant

School Staffing Solutions are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated person for the post of SEN Team Assistant. We are looking for someone who is an organised person to support the work of our SEN Team.

Salary range: £18,086 to £22,386 commensurate to experience.

Contract: Permanent contract; 37.5 hours per week; term time only.

Location: Hampshire.

Main Duties:

  • Collate, input and assess a range of data required to update the SEN records.
  • To enter SEN data and create reports for pupil tracking.
  • To develop systems for cross referencing this data and assist the SENCo to analyse it for SEN purposes.
  • To develop and manage the SEN filing system (including emails, record of telephone conversations) the archiving, retrieval and disposing of SEN information as appropriate.
  • To produce reports as required including individual letters to parents, arrange meetings, take minutes, respond to telephone calls and messages etc. for the SENCo.
  • To attend meetings and take minutes as and when necessary.
  • To assist in updating provision plans.
  • Managing department timetables for individual therapists and pupils.
  • Assist with the archiving and retention of documentation in adherence with regulations.
  • Manage office stationery and stock.
  • To provide miscellaneous administrative support for the school’s SENCo.
  • Use software packages/systems including Microsoft and Arbor to produce documents.

Essential Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience of working within a busy team.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience of working within a school setting.
  • Experience of developing and managing SEN data system.

Essential Characteristics or clear ability to develop the following characteristics:

  • The ability to work under pressure, prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
  • A patient and flexible attitude
  • Ability to organise others within a team
  • Ability to follow instructions accurately
  • Consistency in attendance and punctuality
  • Ability to work as part of a team and also in the use of initiative
  • Reliability
  • A creative approach to problem solving.

Essential Skills or clear ability to develop the following skills:

  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • A confident telephone manner
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • An organised and methodical approach to work
  • Excellent computer skills including the use of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, databases and IT packages
  • Ability to deal with parents/carers, Local Authorities and other outside agencies in a professional manner at all times
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

The successful applicant will be expected to adhere to the school’s policies and procedures, with particular reference to equal opportunities, child protection and safeguarding and all health and safety policies.

Any job offer will be conditional, subject to a full Enhanced disclosure clearance by DBS and confirmation by referees we are making a good appointment.

To apply send your CV to jennifer@school-staff.co.uk or call 07977178199 to discuss

Teaching Assistant

Contract: Permanent contract; 33.5 hours per week, term time only.

TA Salary range: Up to £24,000 commensurate to experience.

Location: An established and innovative school, set in 200 acres of beautiful Hampshire countryside,

There are fantastic opportunities for the right person.

Main Purpose of the Job

To assist teaching staff in the educational process and in the care and welfare of pupils within the educational environment.

Principal Responsibilities

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people. Everyone in their adult workforce must share this commitment as the key feature of their job specification.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assisting teachers in supporting, teaching and learning in the classroom and demonstrate sufficient knowledge of the subjects in which they support.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and an understanding of the needs of pupils they support through access to the Live Documents.
  • Supervising pupils, in the presence of a teacher, to help ensure standards of work and behaviour are maintained.
  • Attending and contributing to regular planned staff meetings, training and in-service sessions.
  • Assisting in the supervision of pupils off site, in accordance with School policy.
  • Assisting in the supervision of pupils outside of lesson times as per the rota produced by the Head of Pastoral Care.
  • Administering First Aid and medication as appropriate following relevant training.
  • Performing any other duties commensurate with the level of responsibility for the post.
  • Be responsible to the Head of Education in the first instance and other members of the Senior Leadership Team.
  • It may be possible, by arrangement, to assist in the residential care of the pupils by undertaking extraneous duties.
  • To offer a choice of evening activities under the above point, which will include physical recreation, hobbies and other worthwhile pursuits.
  • To undertake regular Safeguarding and Child Protection training.
  • To demonstrate knowledge of safeguarding, child protection procedures and welfare of pupils.
  • Carry out other duties of a similar nature, from time to time, as may be required and directed by members of the Senior Leadership Team.
  • All duties must be carried out to comply with:
    • Notification of accidents and other Health & Safety requirements;
    • Statutory legislation;
    • Nationally and locally agreed Codes of Good Practice;
    • Fire Precautions
    • School policies
  • To be responsible for own health and safety and that of anybody else who may be affected by your acts.

This Job Description is not exhaustive but gives an indication of tasks to be performed within a specific discipline. Operational requirements may necessitate performing tasks in other disciplines from time to time or on a more permanent basis.

About you

You need to acknowledge the special educational needs of the pupils and adopt a supportive and encouraging attitude towards them. Demonstrate an understanding of children and a determination to contribute to the life of the school.

Show dedication and commitment to the ethos of the school –

We try to assist each pupil’s personal and social growth through a first class education. Within a friendly, supportive and stimulating community, boys are encouraged to grow as individuals, cultivate their talents, adopt a positive attitude to school and vocational work, develop a sense of responsibility for their actions and celebrate their achievements.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Must be able to demonstrate literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Experience of working with a child/children in a supervisory role or family setting.
  • Higher Level Teaching Assistant status is desirable.

Essential Characteristics:

  • Preparedness to carry out administrative tasks in order to help teachers resource their lessons.
  • Confidence in dealing with children.
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults and establish good working relationships.
  • Ability to provide support for pupils; ensuring their safety and access to learning activities.
  • To work under the direction of the teacher and take part in training.
  • Constantly seek to improve own practice through self-evaluation and learning from others.
  • Ability to support the chosen behaviour management strategies of the teacher, to create a purposeful learning environment.
  • Motivate, inspire and have high expectations of pupils.
  • Creative approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to follow instructions accurately.
  • Reliability.
  • Excellent communication skills with adults and children, verbally and in writing.
  • Work calmly under pressure.
  • Effective time management.
  • Flexibility.

Desirable Characteristics:

  • The ability to work to specified procedures consistently.
  • Knowledge of child development.

Any job offer will be conditional, subject to a full Enhanced disclosure clearance by DBS.

To apply send your CV to Kaileigh@school-staff.co.uk or call 07815016497 to discuss.

Teacher

School Staffing Solutions are looking to recruit Teachers for a school in Guildford. They are a special provision school who offer education for 5-11-year-old boys who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs.

The school works hard with both students and staff to create a safe and happy learning environment. Their aim is to create an atmosphere of mutual respect and resilience that supports their students to grow into purposeful young adults, so they are able to contribute to society in a positive way.

The Schools Priorities are:

  • To ensure the ongoing development of an aspirational curriculum that’s delivery is consistently embedded across all subject areas giving pupils a breadth of knowledge and skills.
  • To ensure ongoing development of subject, pedagogical and pedagogical content knowledge through a range of continued professional development and support, leading to sustained better pupil outcomes.
  • To ensure the ongoing development of middle leaders and subject leads accross the school through the implementation of continued professional development.
  • To ensure the curriculum and pastoral support is ambitious, and adapted and designed to meet the needs of pupils’ individual special education needs.
  • To ensure the ongoing development of the school building meets the needs of pupils and to mitigate the impact of this process on all stakeholders.

About you do you have:

  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Team working
  • The ability to learn and adapt
  • Numeracy
  • Negotiation Skills

Can you:

  • Use your initiative and be self-motivated
  • Work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Value diversity and difference

If you think you could fill this position please send your cv to Jennifer@school-staff.co.uk or call 07977178199 for more information.

Teaching Assistant

School Staffing Solutions are looking to recruit teaching assistants for a school in Guildford. They are a special provision school who offer education for 5-11-year-old boys who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs.

The school works hard with both students and staff to create a safe and happy learning environment. Their aim is to create an atmosphere of mutual respect and resilience that supports their students to grow into purposeful young adults, so they are able to contribute to society in a positive way.

The Schools Priorities are:

  • To ensure the ongoing development of an aspirational curriculum that’s delivery is consistently embedded across all subject areas giving pupils a breadth of knowledge and skills.
  • To ensure ongoing development of subject, pedagogical and pedagogical content knowledge through a range of continued professional development and support, leading to sustained better pupil outcomes.
  • To ensure the ongoing development of middle leaders and subject leads accross the school through the implementation of continued professional development.
  • To ensure the curriculum and pastoral support is ambitious, and adapted and designed to meet the needs of pupils’ individual special education needs.
  • To ensure the ongoing development of the school building meets the needs of pupils and to mitigate the impact of this process on all stakeholders.

About you do you have:

  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Team working
  • The ability to learn and adapt
  • Numeracy
  • Negotiation Skills

Can you:

  • Use your initiative and be self-motivated
  • Work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Value diversity and difference

If you think you could fill this position please send your cv to kaileigh@school-staff.co.uk or call 07815016497 for more information.

SEMH Teaching Assitant

Monday to Friday term time only

£90-£110 per day

On-going- Temp to perm role

School Staffing Solutions are recruiting for a specialist provision in the Ilford area that supports young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties that are unable to sustain a mainstream placement. This is a small school and the staff are like a ‘family’ where they support and help each other.

About the School:

  • High expectations for all children

  • A rich, broad and balanced curriculum, catering to children’s individual needs

  • Evidence-based practice to inform the teaching and learning process

  • Supporting the emotional development and overall well-being of the children

  • A wide range of challenging activities that will stimulate, engage and motivate the children to learn

  • Classrooms that deliver a personalised learning experience

The ideal candidate:

  • Experience ideally in a school setting supporting vulnerable young people however transferable experience in other settings such as social work or residential homes is also acceptable.

  • Resilient and willing to work with students with challenging behaviour

  • Flexible in your approach

  • Available between 8.30am and 4.30pm daily

  • Own transport desirable

  • NVQ 2/3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in the Classroom or a Teaching Assistant qualification

  • Confident to work on a 1:1 basis with students and get involved in planning

The role will be on a temporary in the first instance and if all goes well it will become permanent after 12 weeks. Please send your cv to jennifer@school-staff.co.uk or call 07977 178199.

SEN Teaching Assistant

Pay rate: £65-75 per day DOE

Term Time Only

Monday to Friday 8.45- 3.30pm (until 4pm on a Wednesday)

Start date: On-Going

School Staffing Solutions are seeking a SEN Teaching Assistant to work with children aged 2-19 with complex needs at a school in Farnborough.

The role of the Teaching Assistant is:

  • to support the pupils with their learning and help them achieve their targets no matter how small they may seem

  • to help the pupils with their daily care needs such as toileting, feeding etc.

About You:

  • Experience of working with young people or adults with learning difficulties either in a school or social care environment is essential.

  • Have a friendly and positive demeanor.

  • Above all, you will need patience, resilience and a desire to help these children

To apply please send your cv to kaileigh@school-staff.co.uk or call 07815016497 for more information

SEN Teacher

Secondary Teacher

Ilford, Greater London

Monday to Friday

Hours: 8.30-4.00pm

Salary: £28,000- £38,000

School Staffing Solutions are recruiting for a Secondary Teacher to work in a specialist provision in Ilford We are particularly interested in speaking with teachers who have experience in teaching across all subjects covering all key stages from KS3.​

As a Teacher in this provision, ​your day will be varied and interesting you will be able to follow a flexible structure whilst supporting children and young people by providing bespoke therapeutic educational frameworks that are tailor made to each child and young person. The school who works with children and young people who struggle in their formal or specialised education settings, offer education on an outreach basis or within one of the Ofsted registered a school.

You will be working within a Trauma informed practice model where you can support and ​follow a therapeutic practice.

​The leadership team will invest in your progression as a professional in the Education sector. Not only do they source and deliver up to date training opportunities, but they also prioritise and discuss your personal development goals to ensure you’re getting the most out of your career. They know how important it is that they look after you, so you can look after the children who need you, and that’s one of the key reasons why they were named Employer of the Year at the National Children and Young People Awards 2021. ​

​The young people may have had many adults come in and out of their lives, often adding to their trauma. Therefore, the school is looking for committed and dedicated people that want to continue their career with a therapeutically based organisation and leading alternative education provision

  • The children are aged between 8 and 18 years old who have SEMH / ASD and other additional needs

  • The small, experienced teaching team have the flexibility to use their talents and skills to create a broad curriculum around each child, as well as offering support alongside other alternative provisions that the children may access.

  • The full-time hours are 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday 08:30am -16:30pm

The role is full time and permanent.

To apply please send your cv to kaileigh@school-staff.co.uk or call 07815016497 for more information

SEN Teacher

SEN Science Teacher

Lyndhurst, Hampshire

Salary: MPS + SEN Allowance, UQT for Unqualified Teachers

Hours per week: 32.5

Monday to Friday

School Staffing Solutions are looking for an ambitious, energetic and committed Science teacher who will expand the learning experiences of the pupils in their care. The successful candidate will be teaching and supporting our young people who may have autism, emotional behavioural difficulties, ADHD and associated complex needs.

The school are proud of their excellent reputation for providing highly effective education, care, therapy, welfare and support for up to 107 pupils aged 5 to 19 years old who have difficulties regulating their emotional, social and mental health needs. They may also have other complex needs often associated with autistic spectrum conditions. They take an individual and inclusive approach to education, care, therapy and healthcare in order to provide the young people with the opportunity to make positive changes in their lives, develop as lifelong learners and integrate into the wider community.

The role:

As part of this team you will be an excellent classroom practitioner who has the right combination of energy, drive and enthusiasm to engage classes of 5 – 8 young people. The School deliver education to pupils from year 3 to year 11, so they looking for somebody who has a desire to work with pupils of all ages who can deliver a sequential science curriculum in a new lab that is being built over the summer holidays.

Job Description:

· To evolve and maintain an imaginative and engaging whole-school science curriculum.

· Designing, developing, and delivering quality lesson plans and a curriculum that adheres to national and school guidelines

· To implement innovative programmes of study that inspire a love for scientific enquiry.

· Drawing up suitable assessments and delivering helpful feedback to students, parents, and other teachers

· Ensuring that all students follow a qualification pathway which suits their individualised needs

· Establishing classroom, lab, and field trip rules and regulations and ensuring that all students understand what is expected of them

· To contribute to a positive ethos in which all pupils have access to a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum

· Creating an environment where students feel comfortable asking questions and voicing concerns

· Enthusiastic engagement in other curriculum and non-curriculum activities which increase students’ culture capital

· A commitment to keeping up to date with new teaching, learning and assessment techniques

Why this School:

The school benefits include exclusive access to reward and discount scheme, comprehensive induction, commitment to your ongoing training and career progression, Teacher pension scheme, paid for enhanced DBS, wellbeing support, cycle to work scheme and more!

The school strongly believe in developing our own talent and growing our teachers into successful middle and senior leaders.

To apply please send your cv to kaileigh@school-staff.co.uk or call 07815016497 for more information.