• Arbour Vale School, Farnham Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL2 3AE
  • 01753 515 560
  • office@arbourvaleschool.org

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Special Needs Class Teacher

(Teachers Main Pay Scale (SP1-SP12) – £26,948 per annum - £38,174 per annum, plus SEN (lower) allowance of £2,270 per annum is payable on appointment. The full SEN allowance of £4,479 per annum is payable following the acquisition of a post-graduate qualification in the field (supported by the school), the completion of two years in post at Arbour Vale or significant SEN experience.)
Location: Arbour Vale School, Slough, SL2 3AE Hours: Full time 32.5 hours per week

Closing Date: 23/04/2021


Job Description

Job Description – Class Teacher

Person Specification

Experience of working with pupils with SEN is desirable but not essential. What is imperative is that you have high expectations, a sense of humour, a love of challenge and a determination to make a difference to the lives of our fantastic children.

Person Specification – Class Teacher

Further Information

Orchard Hill College (the College) and Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (the Trust) together form Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a family of specialist education providers for pupils and students from nursery to further education. As an outstanding provider and Academy sponsor, Orchard Hill College has a strong track record for making a positive impact within the local communities it serves. The College has 6 centres and the Trust is now home to 14 special schools across London, Surrey and Sussex. As a family of specialist providers with a strong track record, we aim to exciting and relevant educational opportunities tailored to the needs and ambitions of our current and future pupils and students with special education needs or who experience other barriers to learning.

Arbour Vale School provides a stimulating yet safe learning environment enabling each pupil/student to achieve to their maximum potential whilst managing their specialist and complex physical, health and learning needs. Arbour Vale converted to Academy status on November 1st 2018 and became part of Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust.

Arbour Vale School is a generic special needs school and caters for pupils with speech, language and communication difficulties, PMLD, SLD, ASD and MLD. Abilities are wide ranging throughout the school.

The school is committed to a multi-disciplinary approach to meeting pupils’ needs, and promotes high quality professional development for all staff.

Application Guidance

To apply, please click here. You will be redirected to apply via our online TES portal.

Completed application forms must be submitted to apply for this position, CV’s are not accepted.

Closing date: Friday 23 April 2021

Interviews: Week beginning Monday 26 April 2021

Arbour Vale school and Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (OHCAT) are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment therefore an enhanced DBS check will be required for these positions.

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