Elm Tree Community Primary School is a specialist school catering for children who have a statement for Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties. 

At Elm Tree School we pride ourselves on providing an exciting and stimulating curriculum that engages all our children and allows us to meet the individual needs of each and every child. We are a caring school where each child is valued as an individual and their achievements, big or small, are recognised and celebrated. All staff work hard to provide the best for our children, families and the community. 

Teacher

163706A
1
Teachers Pay Range Plus SEN1
Full Time
Permanent.
September 2018
23/03/2018  at 12pm

 

Elm Tree Community Primary School, Elmers Wood Road, Skelmersdale, WN8 6SA (60 on roll) 

Tel: 01695 50924

Closing Date is noon on Monday 23rd March 2018 

Elm Tree Community Primary School is a specialist school catering for children who have a statement for Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties. 

At Elm Tree School we pride ourselves on providing an exciting and stimulating curriculum that engages all our children and allows us to meet the individual needs of each and every child. We are a caring school where each child is valued as an individual and their achievements, big or small, are recognised and celebrated. All staff work hard to provide the best for our children, families and the community. 

We are looking for teachers interested in developing their career or newly qualified teachers seeking their first post. Previous experience of working in a special needs setting is not essential as we are looking for someone that is passionate about working with children and is willing to support our vision.  We are a community special school that caters for primary aged children who need support in developing their social and emotional needs.  We currently have 86 children on roll. You will join a team that is passionately committed to harnessing the educational potential of all our children whilst encouraging them to engage in daily life with increased confidence, self-esteem and independence. 

A uniform is provided to all staff at Elm Tree. 

Staff development is well supported and provided for, so this opportunity may be of interest to both newly qualified teachers and experienced teachers.
 

Qualities that we are looking for are:

- passion for teaching and  learning 

- creativity and commitment 

- openness to feedback and commitment to own professional development 

- strong belief that all children can achieve

What we will offer:

- 86 amazing children 

- dynamic and forward thinking senior leadership team committed to staff support and development 

- excellent Teaching Assistants and pastoral staff 

- warm positive environment in which to work and individualised CPD programme 

- a school that continuously seeks opportunities to further improve

As an outstanding school Elm Tree is an open and inclusive school community. We welcome professionals from a range of backgrounds and at different stages in their career development.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check will be sought for the successful candidate. Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

Visits to our school are actively encouraged please contact Martyn Taylor, Deputy Headteacher, Tel:  01695 50924. Email: deputy@elmtree.lancs.sch.uk.

Essential Experience: 

- Qualified Teacher Status

- Training and experience of teaching in a primary school

- Outstanding classroom practitioner, well versed in the requirements for the age range

- Outstanding behaviour management skills

 

Informal discussion: Martyn Taylor, Deputy Headteacher on 01695 50924.

Interview date: 11 April 2018.

 

Application forms: Please download the attached application form.  Please return completed application forms to: admin@elmtree.lancs.sch.uk. 

 

Closing date: 23 March 2018 at 12 noon.

 

An Equal Opportunities Employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community

Rehabilitation:

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at www.gov.uk/dbs or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy and a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.