At Kedleston Group, our vision is simple, every provision we operate will be recognised as ‘outstanding’ in every way.
About the role:
At Arc School Old Arley we support children age 7 to 16 with social, emotional and mental health needs. We are seeking a passionate and committed PSHE & Careers Teacher to design and deliver engaging PSHE & Careers lessons to amall groups of children with special needs including ADHD, PAD, ASC, AD and associated social and emotional and mental health needs.
All our pupils have individual educational and health care plans and you will work closely with a multidisciplinary team, including therapists, educational psychologists, and support staff, to create a holistic support network for students. You will implement effective strategies to manage and support the behavioural challenges associated with SEMH, ASC, ADHD, and AD, fostering a positive and nurturing learning environment.
Qualifications and Experience:
- Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.
- Experience working in a SEND setting, particularly with students exhibiting SEMH, ASC, ADHD, and AD.
- Knowledge of effective strategies for behaviour management and social-emotional development.
- Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team.
We welcome applications from candidates who are committed to making a positive impact on the lives of children with SEND and are passionate about creating an inclusive and enriching learning environment.
Why work for us?
- a competitive salary
- a comprehensive induction programme so you can hit the ground running
- continued professional development and training
- enhanced pension contributions
- a friendly, passionate team committed to getting the best outcomes for our young people
- £500 refer-a-friend bonus
- OFSTED bonuses
- life assurance
- cycle to work scheme and laptop loans
- discounts on cinema trips, electronics, fashion, home and garden, travel, groceries, gifts, utilities, health and fitness
- birthday treats
- long service and employee of the month awards
- employee assistance and counselling service, wellbeing support and advice
- optional flu jab
Arc School Old Arley, part of Kedleston Group, is an independent specialist day school near Nuneaton, for children and young people aged between the ages of 7 and 16. We provide a safe learning environment for children and young people with a wide range of varying needs including social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH), autism (ASC), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and attachment difficulties (AD).
We look for people to join our staff team who have the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people.
Kedleston Group Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. You will be expected to engage in annual safeguarding training, be familiar with key policies and ensure you know the steps to take should you be made aware of a safeguarding or child protection concern. You will remain vigilant and act swiftly if you have concerns about a child and be an appropriate role model for both children and colleagues at all times.
The successful candidate is required to provide references and will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We will ask you to complete a criminal self-declaration form, and we will conduct online searches for information that is publicly available. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES:
We prefer to hire people directly, but we do have a preferred supplier list for when we need a helping hand. We'll be in touch directly if we need you! Any unsolicited CV’s will be sent at the recruitment agency’s own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’ and we have no liability to you for any fee or otherwise. We reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your terms and conditions for this vacancy. By submitting an unsolicited CV to us, or to any member of our staff, you accept these terms as the default position. If we require your assistance with any vacancy we will contact you.