Maths and Key Teacher in specialist education provision (Maternity cover)

The St Aubyn Centre Therapeutic Education Department, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC1108-21 Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: MPS + SEN1
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 20/05/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: w/c 23 May 2022  

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A skilled, imaginative teacher with patience and understanding is needed to teach Maths and to work with individuals and small groups in an in-patient mental health setting.

We are looking for a dedicated teacher to join our small, specialist team working with young people with serious mental health difficulties aged 13 to 18.You will be committed to the provision of varied and engaging Maths and numeracy teaching from KS3 to KS5 at all abilities. You will also act as Key Teacher for a small group of young people, liaising with parents/carers, community schools and other professionals as required. An ability to work closely with other members of the team is important. You will be working with professionals from other disciplines in a hospital setting to help the young people admitted to hospital, supporting them with their recovery and enabling them to re-engage with education, training or employment. For a full job description and person specification see attached documents.

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit please call Sharon Riley on 01206 334685. This position is required for September 2022 to cover maternity leave for a maximum of one year.

Information about the School

The St Aubyn Centre Therapeutic Education Department is the specialist education provision for young people admitted to the St Aubyn Centre Tier 4 NHS hospital. We enjoy excellent facilities in a purpose built unit for young people with serious mental health difficulties aged 13 to 18 .

The education department works closely with the nursing, medical and therapeutic teams at the centre to support the young people and enable them to return to the community as quickly as possible. We have strong links with local schools as well as with other community organisations. We have an Ofsted rating of outstanding.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Steph Yates
2 Boxted Road, Colchester
Essex, CO4 5HG
Telephone: 01206 334685

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