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Job Ref No. ECC8827004-38S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: MPS/ UPS + SEN Allowance
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 30/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Tuesday 7th May 24  

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We are looking to recruit two highly personable teachers to join our dedicated teaching team and become part of the St. Nicholas School family.

One post will be working with our Life Skills students and would suit someone with either:

· Primary teaching experience, especially Early Years / KS1 or

· Experience of working with SLD or PMLD

One post will be working in KS3 and would suit someone with either:

· Mainstream primary teaching experience in KS1 and/or KS2

· Previous special school experience

Whatever your experience of either might be, we ultimately need staff who are:

· Dedicated, enthusiastic and good humoured

· Patient and resilient with a positive nature

· Creative and full of energy

· Highly skilled and committed

· Passionate about improving outcomes for pupils with SEND

· Genuinely wanting to make a difference to disadvantaged pupils

We can offer you:

· A comprehensive induction package

· A warm, welcoming and supportive whole school team

· Opportunities for continuing professional development both in school and across the MAT

· A school with a strong and caring ethos where the well-being of everyone is nurtured

· An amazing class of students

· A supportive Governing Body

The school is committed to safeguarding and all applicants will be required to undertake full vetting checks to determine their suitability for working with young people.

Interested applicants are actively encouraged to arrange a viewing of the school before applying. Please contact the Office Manager, Donna Turner, to arrange a visit at:

Closing date: Tuesday 30th April 2024 Interviews: Tuesday 7th May 2024

Information about the School

St Nicholas School is an academy special school, situated in Southend-on-Sea, which is part of the SEN Trust Southend. The school offers a quality, inclusive education for secondary aged students (11-16). Our students all have a range of learning needs and enter the school with a statement of Educational Needs, or an Educational Health & Care Plan.

It is our aim to encourage every student to achieve their full potential, to become an independent adult and an active member of their local community, relative to their ability.

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

Jo Strickland
St Nicholas School
Philpott Avenue, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS2 4RL
Telephone: 01702 462322

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