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SEMH Teacher

Education - School


Oak Learning Partnership


Mainscale plus 1 SEN (£23,720 - £35,008 plus SEN allowance of £2,149)


Required for September 2019


Elms Bank is an outstanding generic secondary special school for pupils aged 11-19. The Trustees of the Oak Learning Partnership are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic full-time teacher/instructor who can join a team of professionals working with a range of complex needs including profound and multiple learning difficulties and autism.  Experience of working with pupils with special educational needs and SEMH is essential. We are looking for an outstanding teacher who will demonstrate a high level of commitment to these special young people.


Ofsted November 2014
“Teaching is outstanding and has a very strong impact on students’ learning and progress over time.”


We are looking for colleagues who:

  • Will provide excellent learning opportunities and engage our pupils
  • Will be able to inspire confidence in meeting the needs of our pupils
  • Will be highly motivated and will contribute to team working and team building
  • Will be able to take advantage of the professional learning opportunities we can offer
  • Will be able to teach outstanding lessons

This post is particularly suitable for an outstanding teacher who has experience of teaching pupils working below Level 4. The teacher/instructor would be expected to demonstrate that they are competent in using a range of teaching strategies to engage and develop pupils’ understanding to ensure that they reach their full potential.
Applications from both primary and secondary trained teachers are welcome. You will be part of an excellent team and will be given extensive support to develop to your full potential both in this role and beyond. NQTs are invited to apply for this post.


Applicants are welcome to visit the school, please telephone Georgina Barnett, HR Administrator to arrange an appointment.


Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and references.  The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Application Pack
Application Form
Application Guidance
Job Description
Person Specification
Letter of welcome

Applicants are asked to complete the application form and write a letter, which responds to the person specification and which tells us about your experience and skills relevant to the post and stating why they feel they would be suitable for the position; this must include how candidates meet all essential aspects of the person specification.

Please do not send CV’s. Completed applications and supporting letters should be returned by email to the HR department at by 9.00am on Monday 20 May. Interviews are likely to be held Wednesday 22 May.

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working hours

full year

application deadline

9 00 am

20th May 2019

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