Job Ref No. ECC1120-257 Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Main Scale/UPS + 2 SEN points
Position Start Date: 20/04/2020 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 21/02/2020 Midnight Date of Interviews: tba  

Job Description

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A unique opportunity has arisen for a part-time (3 days per week) teacher at the Children's Support Service, which a good and highly regarded Alternative Provision based in the South of Essex. This post will be mobile across all three CSS sites in the South of Essex, ie Langdon Hills, Fairview (Vange, Basildon) and Hadleigh.

Our aim is to provide lasting, meaningful, and positive outcomes for children who are unable to access mainstream education.

We value the wellbeing of our staff and offer a supportive, well-resourced learning environment with a range of professional development opportunities. We are also part of the exciting pilot launch of Trauma Perceived Practice, in Essex schools.

This means that you will:

Receive a high level of support from dedicated, experienced and skilled colleagues
Work in a dynamic, diverse and enjoyable setting
Teach in very small groups
Have the opportunity to build positive relationships with pupils
Achieve a healthy work/life balance
Have the opportunity to be creative with your curriculum - and explore exciting new technologies in the classroom
Make a meaningful difference to the lives of children

You should be someone who:

· Is a strong teacher, able to teach to iGCSE/GCSE level or equivalent

. Can provide every child with personalised learning programmes

· Values and respects every child, building their self-esteem and confidence

· Collaborates with other professionals

· Has a high standard of literacy

. Shows resilience and tolerance

. Preferably has previous experience of working with vulnerable and disadvantaged pupils

Visits are welcomed and encouraged; please contact Chris Murray on 01268 542367 or Janine Weale on 01268 552482 to arrange.

Our service is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and full employment checks, good references and medical clearance.

Information about the School

The Children’s Support Service is a short stay provision (PRU) in Essex. We have three main centres covering KS2-4 (in Hadleigh and Basildon) as well as an Outreach Service which works to support students, staff and schools in the local area, with bases in Basildon and Harlow.

Most of our students are referred to us due to difficulties they have faced in school; many come with additional needs and require academic, emotional and social support.

We offer a wide range of subjects, including the core curriculum, as well as enhanced activities to provide an enriched learning experience. We collaborate with schools and professionals who need our support, and aim to reintegrate students back into mainstream education or prepare them for other lifelong learning opportunities.

Our staff create positive, safe, caring and supportive learning environments, helping to inspire every child to achieve their full potential.

CSS staff benefit from our subscription to the "Education Support Partnership", which provides mental health and wellbeing support services for all staff, including 24/7 access to advice, support and counselling for our whole team.

Please note that car insurance including "business use" is required.

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Chris Murray
High Rd
Langdon Hills, Basildon
Essex, SS16 6HG
Telephone: 01268 542367