At Kedleston Group, our vision is simple, every provision we operate will be recognised as ‘outstanding’ in every way.
We will never be the biggest, but we will lead, and others will follow.
About the role:
As an English Teacher at High Peak School, part of Kedleston Group, you will be an integral part of our team who put the children and young people at the heart of everything we do. You will be planning and preparing courses and lessons taking reasonable responsibility for subject development and over sight. You will be teaching, according to the educational needs of the pupils assigned, including the setting and marking of work to be carried out by the pupils in School and elsewhere. You will also be assisting the Head Teacher or an Assessor in carrying out threshold assessments of other teachers for whom you have management responsibility and co-ordinating or managing the work of other teachers therefore you may be required in the review, development and management of activities relating to the curriculum, organisation and pastoral functions of the School.
For this role, we are looking for someone who is an ASC and English specialist who has taught English up to KS4 (or has the ability to do so), someone who has a teaching degree or equivalent and holds QTS, or is working towards and must have Maths and English GCSE at grades 9 to 4 (A*-C), or equivalent. You will have teaching experience including working with children with challenging behaviour, whether in a mainstream or special needs setting and experience of using the TEACCH approach. We would love to hear from you if you share our passion and commitment to developing confident and capable young people by meeting their educational, health and social care needs in structured, nurturing school and home provisions.
Why work for us?
· a competitive salary and generous annual leave entitlement
· a comprehensive induction programme so you can hit the ground running
· continued professional development and training
· enhanced pension contributions
· a friendly, passionate and committed team of likeminded colleagues
· £500 refer-a-friend bonus
· OFSTED bonuses
· life insurance
· 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
High Peak School, part of Kedleston Group, is an independent specialist residential primary and secondary education setting for children and young people aged between the ages of 7 and 16. We support and care for children with social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs, individuals on the autism spectrum and young people with ADHD, dyspraxia and dyslexia.
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 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.