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Senior Teacher

Hours of work: Full-time teachers' hours
Working pattern: Full-time

Salary details: A TLR2 allowance of £4,914 and an SEN allowance of £2,331 has been attached to this role

Closing date: 12 noon, Tuesday 06 September 2022 

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

Lansdowne School 
Hawks Road
East Sussex
BN27 1NP

Phone:    01323 893319
Email:     recruitment@sabden.org.uk
Website: www.sabden.org.uk

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.  

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.  

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.

Lansdowne School - Senior Teacher - Vocational and Personalised Learning 

  • Lansdowne Secure Children’s Home
  • Senior Teacher - Vocational and Personalised Learning
  • Permanent – Full- Time
  • MPS 1-6/UPS1-3 & TLR2b and SEN Additional Allowances
  • Starting salary from £32,959 per annum

For an application pack, please visit the vacancy section of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust website here: http://www.sabden.org.uk/216/vacancies

The SABDEN Multi Academy Trust, based across East Sussex, is an aspirational and supportive Trust, aiming to create a warm, caring, stable, supportive environment in which all staff and pupils feel safe. We are three special schools, a secure unit, a large countywide alternative provision, a vocational free school within East Sussex. We strive to discover success through learning, self-belief and achievement.  Pupils are empowered to take responsibility through a personalised curriculum supported by secure systems.

Lansdowne School is a unique provision within the local authority run secure children’s home in collaboration with The SABDEN Multi Academy Trust and ESCC. The home has undergone a recent building expansion programme and we have a fantastic opportunity for an energetic and inspiring Senior Teacher to lead Lansdowne School in its provision of excellent Teaching and Learning.  We are seeking to appoint an experienced practitioner with a proven track record of successfully meeting the needs of pupils with complex learning and emotional needs to support our growing population to academic progress.

As the Senior Teacher, you will support the Head of Education in a combination of operational and teaching responsibilities, with a focus on driving forward the highest quality of education for all. You will contribute to the organisation, management and delivery of the curriculum, with a particular focus on the Vocational and Personalised Learning provisions.  Within this role, you will demonstrate a commitment to understanding each individual young person, ensuring the school experience motivates and engages them in learning, whilst also meeting their emotional needs.

Lansdowne Secure Children’s Home offers an opportunity to work in a holistic setting with extremely vulnerable young people. The home embraces a trauma informed approach across the care, education and health provisions. The school team is experienced, supportive and committed to delivering the highest quality learning opportunities for our learners.

If you are an effective, dynamic and passionate individual who is ready to develop this exciting new aspect of our provision with your innovation and commitment to excellent teaching then we would like to hear from you.  

The successful candidate will be joining a Trust and school that continues to be ambitious in its drive to improve outcomes for our pupils. You will join a highly dedicated and professional staff team and be part of a supportive working and learning environment, where your professional development is highly valued.

We strongly encourage you to visit our school and if you would like to see us and/or have an informal discussion, prior to submitting an application, please contact Phillippa Brooks, Head of Education, via pbrooks@lansdowne.e-sussex.sch.uk..  

For an application pack, please visit the vacancy section of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust website here: http://www.sabden.org.uk/216/vacancies

Closing date for completed applications is by midday, Tuesday 6th September 2022 

Please send completed applications to recruitment@sabden.org.uk

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Interviews are planned to be held W/C 12th or 19th September 2022.

For further information about The Trust and School, please visit SABDEN’s website by clicking here: www.sabden.org.uk

The school has a proven commitment to 'Equality of Opportunity' and actively promotes the welfare and safeguarding of young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Debarring Service (DBS).

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/198429/26006

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Hailsham, East Sussex

  • Salary
  • £25,714 to £41,604

  • Closing date
  • 6 September 2022

  • Organisation
  • Lansdowne School

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 32.5

  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership