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KS4 Maths Maternity Cover and General Tutor – Fixed Term

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Pay: MPS 1-6 + SEN Allowance

The information below covers the role requirements, expected candidate experience, and accompanying qualifications.

Start Date: 11/06/2021

The Lighthouse School, Margate is part of the Acorn Homes Group and provides a blended academic and therapeutic education for SEN children. The school has recently received a Good grading from Ofsted and is rapidly developing new approaches and opportunities to support our young people.

KS4 Maths maternity cover and general tutor, working in classes of up to 7 students with Teaching Assistant support. The Annum salary is based on MPS 1-6 + SEN Allowance. The job is on a fixed term Contract for up to a year as maternity cover.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching on a small group basis, designing and implementing learning programmes for each student, establishing coherent academic plans, recording achievement and liaising with other teachers to plan and organise teaching. Providing evidence of student progress is an important element of the role.

Our school has

  • A clear and shared vision
  • Strong supportive management
  • An innovative and creative approach
  • A first class and highly motivated staff team
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • A focus on raising and maintaining standards and opportunities for all our pupils

We are looking for staff with

  • Energy and enthusiasm for their role
  • Commitment to a pupil centred philosophy
  • Experience of working in Special or Mainstream Education
  • A desire to motivate and inspire all pupils
  • Experience in working with children with complex needs would be welcomed
  • Excellent classroom practice
  • A flexible approach to meet changing priorities

Applicants should be educated preferably to degree level and have an interest in completing the Schools Direct Programme. They should also have strong behaviour management skills, alongside a true passion for teaching.

Interested in the post? What we can offer you

  • Perk box membership (discounts for food, electronic, shopping etc.) upon competition of probation
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training expense met by employer
  • Pension Scheme

Closing Date: 01/06/2021 at 09:00

Interviews: 04/06/2021

Information about the school

We are a small non-maintained specialist school created to provide an inclusive and therapeutic learning environment for young people, aged 8-18, who are unable to access mainstream education and where the primary need is support for SEMH.

We aim to bridge the gap created by time lost in education by offering a personalised learning programme for our learners, who have frequently experienced disrupted education leading to disengagement, challenging behaviours and/or exclusions from a mainstream environment.

We aim to encourage our youngsters to re-engage in educational opportunities which meet their individual needs by means of one to one support, small group tuition or other interventions.

The Lighthouse School promotes enjoyment in learning through its own alternative and flexible curriculum which leads to opportunities to gain nationally accredited awards and qualifications.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.


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