Class Teacher x4 Vacancies

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.


Start Date: September 2019


We are seeking to appoint four outstanding teachers, dedicated to helping our young people reach their full potential.  The successful applicants will have experience of developing and delivering the secondary curriculum as well as being flexible to teach across both KS3 and KS4. The successful applicants would also ideally have experience of delivering other subjects at secondary level.      


As a suitably qualified teacher, the successful candidates 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.  You 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 secondary-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 candidates appointed must be flexible in all aspects of their work, as you 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 pupils 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 pupil issues;
  • A commitment to working in partnership with parents, mainstream teachers and outside agencies.




As Ellar Carr expands its curriculum offer to pupils we are looking to for staff to support this, therefore it would be desirable to cover the following areas;


  •          PE
  •          Arts
  •          Maths
  •          English


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:


Closing Date:                          Monday 20th May 2019 @ 12 Noon with shortlisting will take      place in the afternoon and shortlisted candidates informed


Interviews will take place:    Wednesday 22nd & Thursday 23rd May 2019


If you have not received an interview request by Monday 20th May 2019, unfortunately on this occasion you have been unsuccessful in your application.