Teacher x2

Post Title: Teacher x2


Scale: Main Scale Teacher plus 1 SEN Point (possibly 2 points depending upon experience).   Plus lunch-time supervisor contract of 2.5 hours per week.


Location/Base: Ellar Carr Road, Thackley, Bradford, BD10 0TD


Start Date: September 2018


We are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher, dedicated to helping our young people reach their full potential.  The successful applicant will have experience of developing and delivering the secondary curriculum as well as being flexible to teach across both KS3 and KS4. The successful applicant would also ideally have experience of delivering maths or English at secondary level.


As a suitably qualified teacher, the successful candidate will prepare and deliver high-quality and effective lessons and interventions that foster academic progress, alongside supporting the development of learners’ essential skills and emotional resilience in a stimulating and supportive environment.  He/she will work in line with the SEN Code of Practice and have the ability to motivate and inspire young people experiencing social, emotional and mental or physical health difficulties. The role will mainly involve teaching students in a small group based setting.


Applicants must be able to evidence:


  • Recent experience of teaching primary-aged students who exhibit social, emotional and mental health difficulties;
  • Their ability to successfully motivate and teach disaffected students within mainstream primary/secondary education and/or other settings;
  • Their ability to support young people to make progress through a curriculum that embraces nurturing principles;
  • Their ability to ensure the school meets the statutory requirements of the SEN Code of Practice;
  • Their ability to lead and manage personalised learning programmes for pupils;
  • Their experience of and ability to develop, monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the curriculum in terms of progress and outcomes for pupils.


The person appointed must be flexible in all aspects of their work, as they may be required to teach in both specialist and mainstream settings as the needs of learners change.


Essential qualities for all applicants include:


  • The ability to use a flexible approach and a variety of techniques to enable disaffected students to access a personalised curriculum to meet their needs;
  • Effective communication skills;
  • The ability to be understanding, calm and supportive;
  • Energy, patience, enthusiasm and a sense of humour;
  • An ability to work flexibly and respond to change;
  • A commitment to inclusive practices and the emotional resilience to manage a wide-range of student issues;
  • A commitment to working in partnership with parents, mainstream teachers and outside agencies.


In return, we can offer you:

  • A strong, dedicated team who work exceptionally well together;  
  • The opportunity to work in a Good Pupil Referral Unit;
  • A commitment  to continuous professional development;  
  • A well informed and supportive Management Committee who reflect the enthusiasm of the school; 
  • Strong and effective multi-agency approaches.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. 

All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check and Proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required.


Visits are encouraged.


For further details, an informal chat or to request an application pack please contact Debbie Slinger (School Business Manager) on 01274 619504 or e-mail office@ellarcarr.co.uk


Closing Date:                         Friday 18th May 2018 12 Noon.

Interviews will take place:   Tuesday 22nd May 2018


If you have not received an interview request by Monday 21st May 2018, unfortunately on this occasion you have been unsuccessful in your application.