Job Vacancies

Job Title

Teacher

Contract Type

Full Time

Location

Grange School

Reporting to

Headteacher

Salary

M1-M6  plus SEN allowance

Start date

As soon as possible

 

We are seeking to appoint a teacher for students aged 4-19 years, who have a range of special educational needs. This position offers an exciting and challenging opportunity to join the inspiring and highly skilled team at Grange School. We are a happy, lively school where staff & pupils enjoy learning and achieving together.

 

Role Purpose:

We are looking for a classroom practitioner who has the ability to share their practice, work with a positive and optimistic outlook and drive forward improvements.  Collaboration is a strength of the school, and we wish to recruit a team player who will work well with school leaders, teachers and teaching assistants to develop the highest standard of pedagogy within the classroom.

The successful candidate will:

  • have experience of teaching pupils with special educational needs and disabilities,
  • have a proven track record of outstanding teaching with evidence of impact,
  • have the skills to lead a team in the classroom,
  • have the ability to think critically, creatively and be decisive,
  • be enthusiastic, evaluative, reflective and inspirational, with the ability to motivate others to take on new challenges that will enhance the learning opportunities that we offer  
  • have excellent communication skills
  • have an interest in teaching a range of subjects as the timetable requires
  • be able to contribute fully to the life of the school

 

We offer you:

  • A supportive, enthusiastic and collaborative staff team
  • A well-resourced environment with excellent professional development opportunities
  • Strong links with other schools
  • Fantastic students and a vibrant school community

 

 

If you are ready to rise to the challenges presented by this post, we invite you to submit an inspiring application that clearly identifies what you can bring to the team at Grange School.

 

Closing date for applications:  Friday 27th September 2019

Interviews:  To be confirmed

School visit:  Welcome by prior arrangement. Please contact the school office to arrange. 

Candidates will be shortlisted against the person specification for the post.  CVs will not be accepted in place of the application form. 

We anticipate that the selected candidate will be based at Grange School initially although teachers may be expected to teach across the Trust over time. The assessment format will comprise of lesson observation, in your own school where possible, and a panel interview.  Our recruitment policy, Child Protection and Safeguarding policy and Privacy Notice for applicants can be found on the school website. 

For further information, please visit the school website www.grange.manchester.sch.uk

Completed applications and enquiries should be directed to d.roche@grange.manchester.sch.uk

 

About us

Grange school is an all age special school for pupils aged 4 - 19 years who have autism and complex learning difficulties. Grange school is a rapidly improving school which benefits from a purpose built building with excellent facilities and a committed staff team.  The CPD for staff is a high priority and linked closely with individual professional development.  We are ambitious for the progress for all of our students and our staff and are aiming for excellence as a provider for children and young people who experience ASC. Grange School is a part of the Special family of schools within the Prospere Learning Trust and school leaders will work closely challenging and supporting each other in the continued pursuit of excellence.

Prospere Learning Trust was formed in September 2017 through the merger of two multi academy trusts. We currently employ over 500 staff and are passionate about securing the best possible education for our young people, and believe that our staff play a vital role in achieving our vision.  Prospere Learning Trust currently comprises of 5 secondary schools, including 3 mainstream schools and 2 special needs schools.  We are a growing Trust, currently working in the South Manchester area but with further schools anticipated across Greater Manchester.

All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. The post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (amended in 2013). Appointable candidates will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here.

We have a policy on the Employment of Ex-Offenders and it is available upon request. 
This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable. 

 

Prospere Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.  We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

 

 

Job Title

Teaching Assistant Level 1 SEN

Grade 3

Contract Type

Full time 35 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks) permanent

Location

Grange School

Reporting to

Senior Leadership team and Headteacher

Salary

£18,426 (pro rata)

Start date

As soon as possible

 

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, enthusiastic and experienced teaching assistant to join our team.

 

Role Purpose

The post holder will support teaching and learning across the school, providing general support in the management of pupils and resources, as directed by teachers and senior staff. The successful applicant must be able to work effectively with the whole school community including pupils, parents, governors and staff. 

 

About you

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • a commitment to the ethos of Grange School and its values and aims
  • promote and maintain a culture of high expectations for self and others
  • Enthusiasm, energy and flexibility

 

We offer

A commitment to your own professional development

An opportunity to be part of a team with a shared vision of excellence

 

Application Procedure:

Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered. 

CVs will not be accepted.  No telephone calls or emails from agencies please.

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview and will be given the opportunity to have a look around the school and spend some time in a classroom on the day.

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 20th September 2019

Interviews TBC   - will consist of a skills test and panel interview.

 

Further details are available from the school’s website www.grange.manchester.sch.uk

Completed application forms should be sent to   d.roche@grange.manchester.sch.uk

 

About Us

Grange school is an all age special school for pupils aged 4 - 19 years who have autism and complex learning difficulties. Grange school is a rapidly improving school which benefits from a purpose built building with excellent facilities and a committed staff team.  The CPD for staff is a high priority and linked closely with individual professional development.  We are ambitious for the progress for all of our students and our staff and are aiming for excellence as a provider for children and young people who experience ASC. Grange School is a part of the Special family of schools within the Prospere Learning Trust and school leaders will work closely challenging and supporting each other in the continued pursuit of excellence.

 

Grange School is part of The Prospere Learning Trust.  Prospere Learning Trust was formed in September 2017 through the merger of two multi academy trusts. We currently employ over 500 staff and are passionate about securing the best possible education for our young people, and believe that our staff play a vital role in achieving our vision.  Prospere Learning Trust currently comprises of 5 secondary schools, including 3 mainstream schools and 3 special needs schools.  We are a growing Trust, currently working in the South Manchester area but with further schools anticipated across Greater Manchester.

 

All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. The post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (amended in 2013). Appointable candidates will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here.

 

We have a policy on the Employment of Ex-Offenders and it is available upon request. 
This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable. 

 

 

Grange School and Prospere Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

 

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