Class Teacher

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 45013

Closing Date: 45042

Location: Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND

Salary: £20,000 to £27,000 per year

Class Teacher

KS3/ KS4 – Bicton Heath, ShrewsburyIf you want to make your mark in a successful and flourishing school that is committed to improving the lives of vulnerable children and young people, we have the role for you!We now have a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring and creative Class Teacher to join our close-knit team at Oakwood School.About the School:The Cambian Group is a leading provider of specialist education, providing a range of collaborative services for young people ensuring that each individual achieves their personal best.Oakwood School is an independent specialist provision which provides high quality, personalised education for young people aged 5 to 16 with social, emotional and mental health difficulties and who are at significant risk. Our approach to education at Oakwood School is to inspire and engage our learners through a range of positive learning experiences. We strongly believe that all learners can achieve their personal best with the right guidance, encouragement and support. Our well-qualified and experienced staff team work assiduously to provide positive educational experiences that combine high expectations for our learners with sensitivity to their individual needs. The school offers a nurturing and caring environment which allows all learners to thrive and achieve their full potential. We recognise and reward every single achievement and learners are encouraged to participate in a wide range of activities that enrich their spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.We have taken a broader, more flexible approach to the curriculum so that it is not only tailored to the needs, skills and interests of the learners but also to provide a balance of academic, artistic, cultural, vocational and civic elements. We extend learning beyond the confines of the classroom to build essential independent skills, foster teamwork and to promote community collaboration through charity work, work experience and school trips.Well qualified and experienced staff work together to make Oakwood school a successful and happy community. We offer a rich, varied and stimulating curriculum, which includes academic, vocational and personal and social studies. Timetables are tailored to the individual to ensure they have the opportunity to make progress and receive the required level of support needed to assist them in fulfilling their potential. We strive to continually improve the provision and embrace opportunities to expand and extend learning experiences.The school supports a full range of national curriculum topics for its learners, underpinned by a whole school approach to the emotional wellbeing of each student. Students at both key stage 3 and 4 have access to a creative curriculum which is suitable for their abilities and potential.We expect our students to be able to achieve beyond their expectations and gain excellent results in their GCSE qualifications, as well as Functional Skill, Entry Level certificates, PSD Awards and Certificates and other vocational qualifications.Oakwood School offers a nurturing and caring environment that allows all students to thrive and achieve their full potential. Great importance is placed on recognising, celebrating and rewarding individual and group achievementsAbout the Role:The Headteacher is seeking to appoint an aspiring subject Teacher to join this thriving specialist School. Reporting to the Headteacher, they will be responsible for the delivery of engaging and challenging lessons, ensuring that the department and the school are successful in achieving its aims. You will be an enthusiastic, flexible and determined individual who shares our values and is looking to develop their career in this specialist area. Who are we looking for?While ideally, we are looking for a qualified Teacher, we will consider applicants who are experienced Instructors who have the ambition and desire. While experience within a specialist provision would be desirable, we will consider applications from those who are currently working in a mainstream or college setting.
Subject specialism is essential for this post as is the knowledge of current best practice in your chosen subject.
Training and development will be provided for the successful candidate in line with the identified needs of the school, the skills of the individual and their prospective career progression.Key Accountabilities:Plan and teach well-structured lessons
Manage classes effectively, using approaches which are appropriate to students’ needs to motivate them
Manage student anxiety effectively to ensure an enjoyable and safe working environment
Know and understand how to assess the relevant subject and curriculum areas you teach, including