Beechcliffe School

Safe Joyful Learning

01535 603041

Interim Headteacher: Lee harris

Head of School - Keighley: Michelle Nichols
Head of School - Thackley: Dave Prosho

Keighley: Greenhead Road, Utley, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD20 6ED

Thackley: Ellar Carr Road, Thackley, Bradford, BD10 0TD

Keighley: business@beechcliffeschool.org Thackley: office@beechcliffeschool.org

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Vacancies

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 - Special Needs Teaching Assistant, plus Lunchtime Supervisor 

Thackley Site, Ellar Carr Road, Thackley, BD10 0TD

L3 SNTA plus Lunchtime Supervisor

Permanent – 35 hours per week - Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.00pm – term time only plus 5 days,

Actual Pay Range;

 

Band 7, SCP 11-17 £24,054 - £26,845

Under 5 years service: (Actual Pro Rata Annual Salary: £19,568 - £21, 838)

Over 5 years service: (Actual Pro Rata Salary  £19,841 to £22,143)

 

Plus a Lunchtime Supervisor contract of 2.5 hours per week, annual salary £1,153

 

Job Summary:

Can you support our learners to ‘Accept the Challenge’?

Can you ensure they are ‘Determined to Succeed’?

Can you help our learners to ‘Change Their Future’?

 

We welcome applications from positive and confident individuals who can

Develop happy, aspirational learners who demonstrate respect for themselves and the community and take pride in themselves and what they are capable of achieving.

  • Ensure all learners feel safe and valued.
  • Provide opportunities for outstanding achievement, both academic and in their personal development.
  • Support pupils to better understand their feelings and increase their resilience and self esteem.

The Governing Body of Beechcliffe School are looking to appoint a number of enthusiastic and hardworking Special Needs Teaching Assistants to support our KS3 and KS4 learners. Successful candidates will be based on the Thackley site.​

Beechcliffe School, Thackley is a long-term specialist provision for children with social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs.

Job Information:

At Beechcliffe Thackley, team work is the cornerstone of our approach to supporting pupils develop the attitudes, behaviours and values they need to deal with their present and future challenges and become healthy, happy, successful individuals.

Beechcliffe Thackley staff;

  • know and understand that as role models their own conduct demonstrates the behaviour, attitudes and values that they want to see.
  • uphold and are accountable to the teacher’s professional standards.
  • promote and demonstrate respect for colleagues and pupils.
  • are invested in the pupil’s best interests and support each other to understand and meet pupils needs
  • bring resilience, positivity, passion and confidence to the important role they play as part of the Beechcliffe Thackley staff team.
  • Competence to be able to cover lessons

You will have relevant experience in working with students with social emotional and mental health needs or have a recognised qualification.

Essential qualities for all applicants include:

  • Secure and thorough knowledge and understanding of behaviour strategies;
  • The ability to be understanding, calm and supportive;
  • Effective communication skills;
  • High expectations of behaviour and achievement;
  • Energy, patience, enthusiasm and a good sense of humour;

In return, we can offer you:

  • A strong, dedicated team who work exceptionally well together;
  • Varied, challenging and highly rewarding work;
  • A commitment to your professional development;
  • Excellent facilities and resources;
  • Strong and effective multi-agency approaches;
  • A well informed and supportive Governing Body who reflect the enthusiasm of the school.

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 successful candidate 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.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed, or you require further information in relation to the vacancy, please liaise with Debbie Slinger on 01535 603041, Option 2 or by emailing Thackleyrecruitment@beechcliffeschool.org

Proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required.   
CV’s or incomplete applications will not be accepted 

Please visit the school website https://www.beechcliffeschool.org/our-school/vacancies for the recruitment pack and application form.  Completed applications to be returned to Debbie Slinger @ thackleyrecruitment@beechcliffeschool.org

Closing Date:  Friday 9th December 2022 @ Midday, shortlisting will take place on this date and emails will be sent to shortlisted candidates by Monday 12th December 2022

Interviews:  Thursday 15th December 2022

Recruitment Pack L3 SNTA & Lunchtime Supervisor

Application Form - L3 SNTA & Lunchtime Supervisor

Vacancy - Higher Level Teaching Assistant (Horticultural) - Keighley Site

The Governing Body of Beechcliffe School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and highly motivated HLTA to work at our secondary, generic, special school at our Keighley site. 

  The key function of this role is to manage educational experiences linked to horticulture, planning and leading activities for our youngsters at our allotment. As well as maintaining the allotment, you will promote and facilitate pupil progress and achievement in outdoor learning and horticultural activities. 

 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.  

 If successful, you will join a highly experienced team and will receive support and training whilst working with us.  

 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.  

Proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required.  

CVs and incomplete applications will not be considered.  

 

This is a permanent position, 35 hours per week, term time only plus 15 training days to start as soon as possible

 Pay Scale: Band 8 SCP-22

 

 Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting Kate Ashley on 01535 603041.   (Please note the school will close on December 16th 2022 for the Christmas Holiday and will re-open on Tuesday January 3rd.

 

 The closing date for completed applications is 9am, Tuesday 3rd January 2023.

 

Job Description

Application Form

 

Vacancy – Classroom Teacher (SEMH),

Beechcliffe School, Thackley Site @ Ellar Carr Road, Bradford  BD10 0TD

Permanent Post - to start as soon as possible   

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?

We are seeking to employ an individual experienced in supporting students (11-19) who find it difficult to meet the expectations of mainstream education and can work as part of a committed team delivering an engaging curriculum with a child centered and inclusive approach.

We also welcome applications from teachers 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.

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. 

In order to be considered for this role, you must have the relevant qualifications and experience. Highly skilled classroom teachers play an important role in developing the skills our pupils will need to enjoy success and happiness in life. This is a crucial appointment for the school. The right candidate must also have a strong presence as well as excellent behaviour management.  You will be able to build and maintain strong relationships with your students, which will lead to an improvement in behaviour and attainment. You must be committed to student progress and be able to inspire those individuals.

The successful candidate will have a passion for collaboration and a commitment to ensuring each student reaches his or her potential.  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 safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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.  

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 @ thackleyrecruitment@beechcliffeschool.org

Closing date:   Friday 2nd December 2022 @ Midday

Interviews:      To be held w/c Monday 5th December 2022

                           (times and date to be confirmed via email to shortlisted candidates

Recruitment Pack - Classroom Teacher (Nov22)

Application Form - Classteacher (Nov22)

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.

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, 31.00 hours per week, Mon 8.40 - 4.15, Tues - Fri 8.40 - 3.10. Term time only plus 5 training days, to start as soon as possible.

Pay Scale: Band 5 SCP 4-6 

 

Job Description

Application Form