Teacher - Special Education Wingrave, near Aylesbury Main Pay Scale plus SEN Allowance Ref: CYPOV369876 Are you an outstanding, creative classroom teacher? Do you want to progress your career working with students with complex needs? Do you want to join a thriving and expanding school? You will inspire and lead a team of learning support staff and be a key person in ensuring that all teams (behaviour, residential, therapy and families) work holistically to provide the best possible outcomes and experiences for our children and young people. You will hold QTS and will ideally have completed your NQT year, although we would consider an exceptional newly qualified teacher with some relevant experience. We also welcome applications from those who would like to join our supply team. Experience of TEACCH and PECS would be an advantage, as would the ability to offer a specialism. Your experience might be in either primary or secondary education. Who are we? MacIntyre is a leading national charity supporting people with learning disabilities. You will join the amazing team at our school in Wingrave, a vibrant and diverse 52 week residential/day school with superb facilities and resources. We support children and young people aged 10-19 who have severe learning disabilities, behaviours that challenge, and communication difficulties. Many of our students are on the autism spectrum. We offer an innovative and challenging curriculum individually tailored to provide each student with the best possible learning opportunities. Learning takes place throughout the waking day whether it be in school, residential houses or in the community. We provide an exciting range of off-site learning activities. We promote independence and effective communication in everything that we do. Awarded “Good” at our recent Ofsted inspection, here are some of the reasons you’ll enjoy joining our team: “The principal and deputy principal want the very best for everyone in the school. Together with their caring and committed staff team, they have built on existing strengths and made important changes to the provision. One member of staff said, ‘It is a phenomenal team who are all passionately keen to drive this school forward.’” “Leaders wisely place a strong emphasis on developing the skills of staff. There is a valuable programme in place to train new staff and managers. Appraisal is used well to promote improvements to teaching and learning. Leaders at all levels provide helpful feedback to staff that develops their practice. … One staff member said, ‘I’m doing things I never thought I could do.’” Pay and Rewards MacIntyre offers an exceptional induction and ongoing training in support of your continuous professional development and career advancement, alongside a range of benefits which include: Excellent training opportunities Teachers’ Pension Scheme. Employee Assistance scheme to support your health and wellbeing. MacIntyre Savings Scheme Next Steps… Does this sound like the right opportunity for you? Then click “Apply” on the MacIntyre website and complete our application form. Informal visits to the school are welcome and can be arranged by calling the school office on 01296 681274. The closing date for this position is: Midday Friday 7th December 2018. Interviews to be held: Wednesday 12th December 2018. Safer Recruitment MacIntyre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, together with all other relevant recruitment and right to work checks. Where relevant, candidates from outside the EU will need to produce a biometric residency permit. Additionally, any successful candidate who has spent six months or more outside the UK (as an adult) within the last five years will need to obtain an overseas police check. Please note that we are not accepting applications from candidates who have previously applied within the last six months. Previous applicants need not apply.