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 PSHE and Humanities Teacher at Wings Notts School, you will be an integral part of our team who put the children and young people at the heart of everything we do. We are seeking a dynamic teacher who can bring real-life and insight and passionate teaching into the delivery of our PHSE and humanities curriculum. The PSHE and Humanities Lead will be central to the delivery of the PSHE/RSE curriculum based on the PSHE Association framework and the development of a humanities curriculum ideally to include structured content covering; history, geography, and religious education for students from Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 4. The successful candidate will teach classes of up to eight students with the support of a teaching assistant.
This role will suit a teacher who has a vision for how the traditional delivery of the subject material can be brought alive through the use of learning outside the classroom and potentially, the application of technology including virtual reality resources.
As the lead for your subjects in a school with circa 40 students, you must have the skills to develop a whole school curriculum that meets the Independent School Standards to teach this human and social curriculum from Key Stage 2 leading to suitable awards for a range of abilities at Key Stage 4.
In addition to the leading the subject, the teacher will have responsibility for the provision of excellent pastoral care and positive behaviour management strategies, including the use of restorative approaches. They will also be required to maintain Individual Education Plans, Risk Assessments and Behaviour Management Plans to support the students they are designated as the Keyworker for.
This is an opportunity to create a unique experience for our students who need to be inspired and energised by highly engaging and rewarding learning experiences with outcomes they can be proud of. If you have a vision for education in these areas and a desire to be a specialist educator in the SEMH sector we would like to hear from you. Please get in touch for an informal discussion before application if you would like to discuss the position further.
Why work for us?
Wings School Notts offers a sector leading renumeration package which values experience and specialism in SEMH and ASD practice including:
- 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 teachers’ pension scheme
- 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
Wings School Notts, part of Kedleston Group Limited, is an independent specialist day school and children’s home in Newark for children and young people aged between the ages of 9 and 17. Children who have social and emotional needs (SEMH), autism (ASC), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), attachment needs, childhood trauma or other specific learning difficulties thrive at Wings School Notts.
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 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.