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ASSISTANT HEADTEACHER REQUIRED

 

ASSISTANT HEADTEACHER 

 

To start Monday 6th January 2020

 

Full time - Permanent 

Leadership Scale Point 9-13

 

We need someone who is an excellent practitioner, has great enthusiasm and who is not afraid to push the boundaries to join our outstanding special school as an assistant headteacher. We need a great teacher/leader who puts children and young people at the centre of provision, and has a multi-professional approach to achieving the best possible learning outcomes. 

 

As an outstanding school we have a thirst for development and strive to be part of cutting edge research within special education, developing practice within the school and externally. Dorothy Goodman is a growing school which operates across seven sites. We have aspirations for forming a Multi Academy Trust which will enhance opportunities for senior leaders in the future. We provide outstanding education for pupils with a wide variety of special educational needs. This is an ideal opportunity for a candidate who is keen to further their career taking on more responsibility Our primary site is situated on Stoke Road and we have a primary satellite base on the site of Richmond primary school which is a few minutes walk away. Our secondary site on Barwell Lane is our newest building and pupils here also access resources based at Middlefield Lane for food technology and work skills. We have two  secondary satellite bases one on the site of Redmoor Academy and one on HInckley Academy site. We also manage Cleveland House a base for young people who have autism but who do not have learning and cognition difficulties. For older students there is a base at Cadent (a national business with a local site) for a group of our pupils who undertake year long internships. 

 

You would be joining a team of four Assistant Headteachers (2 who job share) who work closely with the Deputy Headteacher and Headteacher. Each Assistant Head has a role overseeing one areas of the school for example primary department, secondary department, cross phase satellite bases or Cleveland House.

 

The post commences on 6th January 2020 and is permanent, subject to completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period. 

What we need from you: 

  • Outstanding classroom practice 

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Flexibility 

  • Resilience to ever changing demands

  • Adaptable and flexible and able to identify priorities 

  • Attention to detail while retaining the big picture 

  • Ability to plan priority actions as a result of analysing information available 

  • A willingness to learn - commitment to professional development

  • Ability to support staff to develop their practice

 

The successful applicant will have high expectations of each individual learner at Dorothy Goodman School.

What we can offer you:

  • A diverse learning community where each pupil is respected as an individual

  • A committed staff team engaged in high quality professional development that leads the evolution of the curriculum

  • Professional challenge - including working with specialist teams (internally and externally)

  • A school where pupils are at the centre of everything we do

Please contact Anne Hare (Head’s PA) on 01455 634582 or email anne.hare@dorothygoodman.leics.sch.uk  if you would like any further information. Visits to the school are encouraged and welcome.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to a check being carried out at an Enhanced level by the Disclosure and Barring Service regarding any previous criminal record.

Closing date for Applications is 18th October 2019 at 15.00 hours. 

Interviews will likely be held week beginning 21st October 2019

(We are aware of differing Half Term dates so please make us aware if the above week 

presents difficulties for you)

 

This post is eligible for a DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (i.e. it involves certain activities in relation to children and/or adults) and is defined as regulated activity under Part 1 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006.

 

FULL TIME CLASSROOM TEACHER REQUIRED

 

CLASSROOM TEACHER REQUIRED

 

Full time to work in the secondary phase (11 - 19 years)

To start Monday 6th January 2020

We are an outstanding  Area Special School looking to appoint a dynamic and creative practitioner to the post of classroom teacher. 

What we need from you:

  • Resourcefulness

  • Creativity

  • Tenacity

  • Flexibility

  • Positivity

  • Good team member and leader

Offering a broad and balanced curriculum in an all-age (3-19), broad spectrum special school, catering for pupils with a wide range of learning needs including those with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties, Moderate Learning Difficulties and Autism (who may be functioning at higher levels academically), the successful applicant will have high expectations of each individual learner at Dorothy Goodman School.

MPS/UPS depending on qualifications and experience and SEN 1. 

The post commences on 6th January 2020 and is permanent, subject to completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.

What you can expect from us:

Vibrant school community with a continually evolving curriculum with support from fellow teachers and learning leaders to implement the curriculum

  • Opportunities to develop practice through leading a broad and balanced curriculum: staff working with older pupils have the opportunity to specialise in a vocational pathway

  • High quality CPD 

  • Opportunities to work collaboratively with teams across the school; including specialist teams in communication, health and social and emotional support. 

The school offers provision across multiple sites, which includes opportunities for pupils to access Dorothy Goodman classrooms at three mainstream schools. Please see the website for more information about opportunities for inclusive practice. Applications are welcome from teachers across all phases.

Please contact Anne Hare (Head’s PA) on 01455 64582 or email anne.hare@dorothygoodman.leics.sch.uk  if you would like any further information. Visits to the school are welcome on Friday 27th September at 10.00am or Thursday 3rd October at 11.00am.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to a check being carried out at an Enhanced level by the Disclosure and Barring Service regarding any previous criminal record.

Closing date for Applications is 4th October 2019 at 12.00 hours. 

Interviews will be held Wednesday 9th October 2019

PART TIME CLASSROOM TEACHER REQUIRED

 

CLASSROOM TEACHER REQUIRED

Part time (0.4 - Thursday and Friday) to work in the primary phase (4 - 11 years)

To start Monday 6th January 2020

We are an outstanding  Area Special School looking to appoint a dynamic and creative practitioner to the post of classroom teacher. 

What we need from you:

  • Resourcefulness

  • Creativity

  • Tenacity

  • Flexibility

  • Positivity

  • Good team member and leader

Offering a broad and balanced curriculum in an all-age (3-19), broad spectrum special school, catering for pupils with a wide range of learning needs including those with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties, Moderate Learning Difficulties and Autism (who may be functioning at higher levels academically), the successful applicant will have high expectations of each individual learner at Dorothy Goodman School.

MPS/UPS depending on qualifications and experience and SEN 1. 

The post commences on 6th January 2020 and is permanent, subject to completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period. Where possible we would like the successful candidate to be able to commit to attending identified Teaching and Learning meetings which happen Tuesday 3.45pm - 4.45pm.

What you can expect from us:

Vibrant school community with a continually evolving curriculum with support from fellow teachers and learning leaders to implement the curriculum

  • Opportunities to develop practice through leading a broad and balanced curriculum: staff working with older pupils have the opportunity to specialise in a vocational pathway

  • High quality CPD 

  • Opportunities to work collaboratively with teams across the school; including specialist teams in communication, health and social and emotional support. 

The school offers provision across multiple sites, which includes opportunities for pupils to access Dorothy Goodman classrooms at three mainstream schools. Please see the website for more information about opportunities for inclusive practice. Applications are welcome from teachers across all phases.

Please contact Anne Hare (Head’s PA) on 01455 64582 or email anne.hare@dorothygoodman.leics.sch.uk  if you would like any further information. Visits to the school are welcome on Friday 27th September at 10.00am or Tuesday 1st October at 11.00am.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to a check being carried out at an Enhanced level by the Disclosure and Barring Service regarding any previous criminal record.

Closing date for Applications is 4th October 2019 at 12.00 hours. 

Interviews will be held Wednesday 9th October 2019

Senior Teaching Assistant required at

Dorothy Goodman School

Midday Support Assistant required at Dorothy Goodman School

Midday Support Assistant

Required to start as soon as possible

 

Would you like to help a young person eat their dinner? 

We have some posts available which will mean you need to get to know one or two of our pupils very well and be able to help them eat their lunch and manage their personal care needs. This is an ideal position for someone who wants a few hours work each day during school term times. We are an Area  Special School for pupils with Learning Difficulties (aged 3-19). The hours will be either 11.30 - 13.30 hrs at the Primary Site or 12.00 - 14.00 hrs  at the Secondary Site, (10 hours per week) Monday to Friday, Term time only.

 

        Midday Support Assistant post at 10 hours per week,

term time only (39 weeks which includes at least 10 hours training), 

to support pupils at lunchtime 

 

Salary Grade 4 or 5

£4,159 or £4,242 per annum

depending on experience and qualifications

Additional paid hours may be required occasionally 

 

What we need from you:

  • Positivity 

  • Good communication skills

  • Good team member

  • Flexibility 

  • Resilience

  • Ability to work in a sensitive and supportive way above all you will need to be patient and kind

More information about the school

The successful applicant must be committed to assisting children and young people with complex learning needs  who may have physical or sensory disabilities. 

 

At our school, individual differences are recognised and respected but are never seen as a barrier to achievement. By adapting the curriculum and teaching methods we ensure that our pupils have every opportunity to succeed both academically and socially. 

 

We have a great deal of specialist expertise and experience at our school. Therefore, we are able to offer induction, support and training to newly-appointed staff. What is important to us is commitment to our overall ethos and approach. Successful candidates must be willing to undertake training as required for the role.

 

We work in multi-skilled teams so good teamwork is essential. All staff have responsibility for ensuring the personal care needs of learners are met.

 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to a check being carried out at an Enhanced level by the Disclosure and Barring Service regarding any previous criminal record.

 

Dorothy Goodman School is seeking to promote the employment of disabled people and will make any adjustments considered reasonable to the above duties under the terms of the Equalities Act 2010 to accommodate a suitable disabled candidate.

 

Dorothy Goodman School shares a commitment to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.  Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture that embraces the ethos of safeguarding amongst our workforce. 

 

Closing date Thursday 26th September 2019 at 09:00

 

Interviews will be held Wednesday 2nd October

 

Candidates who have not heard by 1st October

please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.


Please email applications to: anne.hare@dorothygoodman.leics.sch.uk

or post to the school address.

Job Description, Personal Specifiction & Application Form

DOROTHY GOODMAN SCHOOL REQUIRES A LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT AT OUR SECONDARY SITE (11-19 YEARS)

 


 

Job Description, Personal Specifiction & Application Form

DOROTHY GOODMAN SCHOOL REQUIRE A PREMISES OFFICER                     

 

PREMISES OFFICER

 

Hours: 37 hours per week  (Term Time + 3 weeks)

 

Salary: Grade 6 

 

Salary: £17,588 p.a

 

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Premises Officer to provide high quality maintenance, security and cleanliness for our school. 

 

The successful candidate will take responsibility for the maintenance, security and health & safety of our Secondary School and related Satellite units, ensuring the effective implementation of repairs and maintenance programmes.   You will work to ensure our grounds, buildings, facilities and equipment are maintained to a high standard, ensuring the necessary legislative and Health & Safety requirements are met and providing a positive learning environment for our pupils. In addition you will implement and maintain adequate security measures and procedures for the site buildings and facilities.

 

The successful candidate will :

  • Have experience of premises maintenance including a good working knowledge of Health & Safety, Fire and COSHH regulations.

  • Have a proven track record of working with and/or within external trades and contractors.

  • Have strong experience of working with people and members of the general public.

 

To work 37 hours per week, term time only plus 3 weeks during the school holidays. However there will be occasions where cover is required to meet the needs of the school that is agreed in advance.

 

DGS is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and will be required to disclose all relevant information for appropriate safeguarding checks

 

This post is eligible for a DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (ie it involves certain activities in relation to children and/or adults) and is defined as regulated activity under Part 1 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006. 

Visits to the school or an informal discussion are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting Alison King, Business Manager on 01455 634582

 

Closing Date:  Monday 7th October 2019 at 5.00 pm

DOROTHY GOODMAN SCHOOL REQUIRE AN ASSISTANT PREMISES OFFICER

 

Assistant Premises Officer

 

Hours: 37 per week (52 weeks) working 11-7 Monday to Thursday and 11-6:30 Friday 

 

Salary: Grade 5 (£18,426 p.a.)

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Premises Officer to work as part of the Premises team based at Dorothy Goodman School working across the school sites in order to ensure that the Site maintenance services are of the high standard required.

 

Duties will include site security (closing the School), site maintenance and cleaning. The successful candidate will assist the Premises Officer in ensuring the provision of a safe and pleasant working environment for all pupils, staff and other users of our site and grounds.

 

The successful candidate must be reliable, good time keeper with a keen eye for detail. They will have the ability to demonstrate good practical and organisational skills, a positive work ethic with a commitment to health and safety matters. The candidate will have skills and experience to carry out basic DIY tasks and carry out minor repairs to buildings and equipment.

 

As an Assistant Premises Officer your duties will be:

  • Carrying out reactive and planned maintenance

  • Ensuring the safe custody of keys, fobs and access cards.

  • Participate in Health & Safety Policies of the Academy 

  • Carry out litter picking and assisting cleaning teams as required.

  • Undertake any comparable duty as requested by the Premises Officer or Business Manager.

 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to a check being carried out at an Enhanced level by the Disclosure and Barring Service regarding any previous criminal record.

 

Closing Date: Monday 7th October 2019 AT 5.00 pm