Position: Class Teacher

Location: Bury, Greater Manchester

Hours: 40 hours per week, term time

Salary Details: Competitive and based on experience + benefits

If you want to make your mark in a successful and flourishing school that is committed to improving the lives of children and young people, we have the role for you!

We now have a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring and creative Class Teacher to join our close-knit team at Chesham House School.

Why work for us:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Opportunity to progress in your career.
  • Training opportunities either face to face or online.
  • Wellbeing- Your wellbeing matters to us, and we are committed to ensuring you get all the support you need.
  • You will be a part of a dedicated team of professionals who will offer you clear guidance and mentor you in to this role.
  • Supportive management and senior leads.
  • We offer full induction, paid for DBS, friendly family atmosphere and the opportunity to progress with one of the UK`s biggest care providers.

About the Role:

The Headteacher is seeking to appoint an aspiring subject Teacher to join this thriving specialist School. Reporting to the Headteacher, they will be responsible for the delivery of engaging and challenging lessons, ensuring that the department and the school are successful in achieving its aims. You will be an enthusiastic, flexible and determined individual who shares our values and is looking to develop their career in this specialist area. 

Who are we looking for?

While ideally, we are looking for a qualified Teacher, we will consider applicants who are experienced Instructors who have the ambition and desire.  While experience within a specialist provision would be desirable, we will consider applications from those who are currently working in a mainstream or college setting.

Subject specialism is essential for this post as is the knowledge of current best practice in your chosen subject.

Training and development will be provided for the successful candidate in line with the identified needs of the school,  the skills of the individual and their prospective career progression.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Plan and teach well-structured lessons.
  • Manage classes effectively, using approaches which are appropriate to students’ needs to motivate them.
  • Manage student anxiety effectively to ensure an enjoyable and safe working environment.
  • Know and understand how to assess the relevant subject and curriculum areas you teach, including statutory assessment requirements. 

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience of teaching at KS3 or KS4 in a specialist or mainstream setting.
  • Experience of teaching vocationally driven subjects.
  • A dedicated work ethic to ensure the needs of all students.
  • Is passionate about making learning effective and enjoyable.
  • Qualified in subject specialism.
  • DBS cleared and satisfactory references.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.

About the School:

The Cambian Group is a leading provider of specialist education, providing a range of collaborative services for young people ensuring that each individual achieves their personal best.

Chesham House School is an independent specialist provision which provides high quality, personalised education for young people aged 10 to 18 with social, emotional and mental health difficulties and who are at significant risk. Our approach to education at Chesham School is to inspire and engage our learners through a range of positive learning experiences.  We strongly believe that all learners can achieve their personal best with the right guidance, encouragement and support.  

Cambian is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

Cambian will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. This check will be part of a safeguarding check, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. As care must be taken to avoid unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination a person who will not on the appointment panel will conduct the search and will only share information if and when findings are relevant and of concern.



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