Beechcliffe School is a specialist provision operating over two sites. The Keighley site offers special education for students with generic needs and Thackley site is a specialist SEMH provision.
All our pupils have a statement of special educational need or a EHCP plan.
We welcome applications from people who are highly motivated, enthusiastic and have high expectations of pupils and the progress they can make.
Vacancy – Classroom Teacher (SEMH)
Location - Thackley Site, Ellar Carr Road, Bradford BD10 0TD
Permanent Post to start ASAP
Qualified Teacher Pay Scale / Unqualified Teacher Pay Scale (plus, SEN Allowance)
Are you ambitious, forward thinking, resilient and driven by a desire to enable all children to succeed?
Do you have the drive, determination and personal strength to help the most vulnerable and needy young people in society? Do you want to be part of a team committed to a vision to be truly word class in meeting our pupils needs? If so then our pupils need you and we would welcome you into our team.
We are a secondary (11-19) aged provision, however, we welcome applications from teachers from both primary and secondary backgrounds for the full-time permanent posts as well as colleagues who can teach on secondment for 1 or 2 years with an agreement in place with their host school.
The post is based at the Beechcliffe Thackley site, which is specialist provision catering for young people with Education Health Care Plans and have Social Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) as their primary need but also have other compounding challenges to overcome.
Teachers have a dedicated class group and teach a range of subjects similar to the primary classroom model. We welcome applications from either primary, secondary or specialist trained individuals.
We are a growing and developing provision and we welcome staff who are highly skilled classroom teachers that can play an important role in developing the skills our pupils will need to enjoy success and happiness in life. The right candidate must have a strong presence, excellent behaviour management and a genuine commitment to our pupil group.
The post is suitable for an enthusiastic and dynamic teacher who will be able to demonstrate a proven record in delivering outstanding outcomes for students. Whilst this ultimately is a qualified teacher post we would also welcome applications from individuals with coaching and instructor skills and we would continue to support them in their development.
Beechcliffe School is committed to safeguarding children and young people and all posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, appropriate references, and 3-month probationary period. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting Debbie Slinger on 01535 603041 (Option 2)
Proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required.
CV or incomplete applications will not be accepted
Please visit the school website https://www.beechcliffeschool.org/our-school/vacancies for an application form and send your completed application form to Debbie Slinger @ email@example.com
Closing Date: Thursday 23rd March 2023
Shortlisting: Friday 24th March 2023
Interviews: w/c Monday 27th March 2023, dates and times will be emailed to shortlisted candidates
Recruitment Pack Classroom Teacher SEMH Mar23
Beechcliffe Thackley - Vision, Values & Principles Jan23
Vacancy – Special Needs Teaching Assistant - Keighley Site
We are looking to recruit Special Needs Teaching Assistants for our Keighley site. Our SNTA's play a vital role in supporting the wellbeing of our youngsters, and assisting our teachers in the classroom and beyond.
The successful candidate will join a highly experienced team and will receive support and training whilst working with us.
Working under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff, you will undertake work, care and support programmes, enabling access to learning for pupils and assisting the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.
You must be flexible, adaptable and willing to work with a range of pupils with complex profound needs, autism, additional sensory processing needs and challenging behaviours. The work can be physically and emotionally challenging and it is essential therefore that you are emotionally resilient and physically able to meet the demands of the posts.
This is a permanent position, 31 hours per week, Mon 8.40am - 4.15pm, Tues - Fri 8.40am - 3.10pm. Term time only plus 5 training days, to start as soon as possible.
You must be fluent in English – The Immigration Act 2016 has introduced a new requirement for public authorities from October 2016 to ensure that workers in customer facing roles speak fluent English. This is a statutory requirement.
Beechcliffe School is committed to safeguarding children and young people and all posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, appropriate references, and 3-month probationary period. All shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search. Proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required.
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting Kate Ashley on 01535 603041.
Closing Date: 9am, Friday 24th March 2023
Interviews will take place during the week commencing Monday March 27th 2023
To download the job description, personnel specification and our application form please use the links below.
Please note CVs and incomplete applications will not be considered.
Job Description and person specification