Science Teacher (SEN)
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Science Teacher (SEN)

Contact Information:
Location: Bury
Salary: £30,000 to £33,000 dependant upon experience
Date Posted: 20/07/2020
Closing Date: 04-08-20
Job Type: permanent
Setting: Mill School
Job Description: No Qualifications

Mill School Bury is a new specialist independent day school in Bury supporting children and young people aged between 7 and 17 across Key Stages 2, 3 and 4.

Our purpose-built school is specially designed to provide the optimum environment for learning and to best support young people with autism (ASC) who also face other challenges such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia and attachment disorder (AD) along with children affected by social, emotional and mental health difficulties. All of our children have Educational Health Care plans (EHCP).

Job title: Educational Health Care Plan Science Teacher

Reporting to: Senior Leader

Main purpose

The teacher will:

· Have qualified teacher status and experience of teaching science across key stage 2/3/4

· Meet the expectations set out in the Teachers’ Standards

· Follow all school policies and procedures to safeguard children

· To use the EHCP effectively to deliver a bespoke curriculum in an autism-friendly environment

· To strive towards working in partnership to develop an outstanding school for vulnerable learners

· To motivate individual children for learning and life

· To ensure you are working in partnership with the Key Stage Leader towards School Improvement and the journey to outstanding.

· Take a lead role in school development and chair working parties, as well as being an active member

Duties and responsibilities (Teacher Standards)

Whole-school organisation, strategy and development

· Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the school’s policies, practices and procedures, so as to support the school’s values and vision

· Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school

· Work with others on curriculum and pupil development to secure co-ordinated outcomes

· Provide cover, in the unforeseen circumstance that another teacher is unable to teach

  • Attending meetings/reviews and feeding back to identified members of SLT
  • Liaising with parents, professionals and external agencies
  • Writing reports (children, pupil progress, EHCP, behaviour etc.)

Health, safety and discipline

· Promote the safety and wellbeing of pupils

· Maintain good order and discipline among pupils, managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment inside and outside school

· Attend TEAM TEACH training

· Prioritise safeguarding children

· To keep children, safe during social interaction activities (break, lunch and breakfast times)

Working with colleagues and other relevant professionals

· Collaborate and work with colleagues and other relevant professionals within and beyond the school

· Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues

· Take a professional role in meeting (staff, pupil progress, working party, departmental)

Professional development

· Take part in the school’s appraisal procedures

· Take part in school development training and actively change practice to support school improvement

· Be an active member of a working party focused on outcomes for children

· Where appropriate, take part in the appraisal and professional development of others

· Take part and up skill (if necessary) in autism practice


· Communicate effectively with pupils, parents and carers

· Communicate in a way that best supports the learning of students with autism/SEMH

· To use blogs and other agreed systems to share good practice with the school community

Personal and professional conduct

· Uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school

· Have proper and professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the school, and maintain high standards of attendance and punctuality

· Understand and act within the statutory frameworks setting out their professional duties and responsibilities

The teacher will be required to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people, and follow school policies and the staff code of conduct.

Please note that this is illustrative of the general nature and level of responsibility of the role. It is not a comprehensive list of all tasks that the teacher will carry out. The post holder may be required to do other duties appropriate to the level of the role, as directed by the headteacher or line manager.

Closing date 4th August 2020 

Interviews to be held on 24th August 2020


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