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Teacher of Science - Les Voies School

Education Enquire

 

Type:Permanent
Hours:Full Time
Reference:63895
 

Full Description

Service Area


Education Services

Grade: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale- 30,249 - 43,435 / 45,872 - 48,791 per annum

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Required with effect from7th January 2020an innovative and dynamic secondary teacher with experience of successfully enabling children and young people with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties to fulfil their potential. The successful candidate will have the ability to build excellent relationships with school staff, parents and professionals from other agencies, have high expectations of students, and have resilience in managing the significant demands of working with the most challenging students in our schools.

Les Voies School is a specialist educational provision for students with significant social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, many of whom have involvement from other agencies, such as Child and Adolescent Mental Health services (CAMHS), Social Services and the Child, Youth and Community Tribunal.

The aim is to ensure that as a school the needs of students with SEBD are met and they have opportunities commensurate with their peers.

Applicants should have an understanding of strategies and systems which promote successful learning and positive behaviour. They should have a strong empathy with a desire to meet the needs of these students.

Applicants should be confident in the use of target setting, monitoring and assessment procedures that are an integral part of a professional approach to behaviour management. An understanding and awareness of personal and social skills work is also desirable.

The organisational arrangement for teaching may vary but will generally be in small group settings supported by a Teaching Assistant. All teachers are required to undertake the role of pastoral tutor for a group of named students.

Please click on the link below to view a full job description for this role.

Job Description

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Employment Permit Information

 

Contact: Jon Furley – Headteacher, on email Jonathon.Furley@lesvoies.sch.gg or telephone number 01481 710721.

 

We strongly advise that applicants speak to the contact named above before applying for this role.

 

Closing Date: 8 October 2019

Shortlisting date: 9 October 2019

Interview Date: 15 October 2019

 

Candidates should upload supporting information to demonstrate how they meet the key criteria for the role.  This should be in addition to any CV supplied and should have clear examples of how each is met.  The key criteria can be found within the job description which is available by clicking the job description link above. The information provided by candidates will be used by the shortlisting panel when selecting candidates for interview.

 

Note - Internal applicants are required to inform their Line Manager before applying for any States of Guernsey positions. Internal references may be taken up prior to interview.

 

Appointment to this role will be subject to the following pre-employment checks which will be completed following an offer of employment:

 

  • Satisfactory references which must include one from the candidate's current line manager
  • Occupational Health Clearance
  • Satisfactory, Enhanced, Disclosure and Barring Service Check with Barred Listing Check.  Convictions likely to be considered relevant to this post include crimes involving, but not limited to, theft violence, dishonesty, fraud, vulnerable individuals and children
  • Confirmation of required qualifications / registrations
  • Possession of a valid Employment Permit

 

Should the successful applicant not meet the requirements sufficiently he/she may be appointed at a lower grade than stated. The successful applicant would then have the opportunity to progress to the grade advertised once the necessary skills and knowledge have been developed and they have demonstrated the ability to undertake the duties at the higher level.

 

For more information please visit https://gov.gg/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=121143.


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