Maths / Science Teacher

Job Title:               Maths/ Science Teacher

Location:               Underley Garden, Kirkby Lonsdale

Salary:                   £25,000 - £42,000 per annum

Hours:                   40 hours per week

Are you a Teacher committed to improving the lives of children and young people?

Underley Garden seeks an enthusiastic teacher who can inspire children and young people with complex learning through Maths and Science. Our children and young people need engaging, creative, practical learning and so delivering staff need the ability to thrive in a flexible curriculum structure and fully utilise our fantastic facilities to offer personalised programmes.

Delivering staff at UG are encouraged to take a creative approach, seeking ways to positively engage with and motivate all children and young people through sessions that promote learning as well as offer experiences, develop independence and promote life skills.

This teacher position covers the planning and delivery of lessons to all of the children and young people who attend UG and so the successful candidate must commit to getting to know the needs and abilities of all prior to planning educational activities.

Although this is an advert for a Maths and Science Teacher, there may be other aspects of the curriculum that mahy be required to teach.

About us:

The young people who attend Underley Garden all have an EHCP. Underley Garden meets the needs of a range of SEN including; Autism, Learning Difficulties, Mental Health & Medical needs and related behavioural difficulties.

The cohort you will teach as our maths and science teacher are predominantly Key stage 3 and 4 with a diagnoses of autism, as well as presenting with SEMH behaviours, which can be challenging. 

For over 16 years Options Autism have provided care and education to children, young people and adults with autism, complex needs and learning difficulties. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

Who we are looking for

An enthusiastic teacher whom can work in a creative way to positively affect the lives of young people and enrich our curriculum through meeting the needs of our Maths and Science Curriculum.

Essential Criteria

  • QTS or other equivalent teaching qualification
  • A deeply held conviction that every child can achieve and reach their potential;
  • The belief that all children deserve a life of choice and opportunity;
  • Ability to be adaptable in a fast-paced extremely environment;
  • Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of all children;
  • Excellent classroom practitioner;
  • Excellent team player;
  • Ability to work successfully with young people with challenging behaviour;
  • High expectations of others;
  • Resilience;
  • Ability to work on own initiative;
  • Willing to undertake training
  • Experience with SEMH and PRU environments

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for full details regarding this position.

Why join us?

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team, who work hard and support each other to deliver personalised, bespoke education & care. Our benefits package includes free parking, shopping discounts and cashback via our ‘Rewards Hub’, and access to content on mindfulness, fitness, recipes and much more as part of our ‘Your Wellbeing Matters’ programme.

We can also offer an attractive internal package; including planning and preparation time, a well-organised, engaging and resourced provision, CPD opportunities, friendly, supportive colleagues, well-motivated children and young people, small class sizes as well as a complimentary pass to a local gym and leisure facility.

As well as opportunities for internal promotion, you will have access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development to help pursue your own personal goals. We also offer accredited training programmes including Diplomas and NVQs, supplemented by ongoing learning opportunities.

Ultimately, all of our roles give you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference.

The School reserves the right to interview and/or make an appointment before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found.

Options Autism is part of Outcomes First Group. We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.

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