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Teacher in Charge – Ceredigion Pupil Referral Unit

Closing date: 30/04/2020

Reference: REQ102175

32.5 hours / Permanent

24,906 - 40,490 *

Various Locations within Ceredigion

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are looking to recruit a Teacher to join our busy Education and Behaviour Service on a full-time basis within one of the units.

This is an exciting new role within the service providing the opportunity to work with young people from the community and improve their educational outcomes within a bespoke and person-centered educational setting.

On a day to day basis you will:   

  • ensure high standards in teaching and learning for those pupils who attend the unit;
  • formulate and coordinate educational and wellbeing packages of support that meet the Additional Learning needs of our pupils;
  • ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of all pupils who attend the unit by working in a multi-agency capacity;
  • provide and coordinate high quality pastoral care by coordinating programmes and interventions;
  • create an inclusive, comfortable and happy Unit environment to ensure good pupil engagement and wellbeing;
  • coordinate the daily work of the unit effectively and lead a small team of SEBSAS;
  • work as part of a team to ensure effective daily provision within the unit.

We are looking to recruit an individual that has:

  • good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • excellent negotiation skills;
  • excellent behaviour management skills;
  • positive, inclusive attitude towards diversity;
  • ability to relate well to vulnerable/challenging pupils and young people;
  • ability to work independently or as part of a team;
  • be flexible in your approach and be able to problem-solve;
  • ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities;
  • excellent awareness of relevant policies / procedures / processes related to the post (e.g. attachment awareness, safeguarding, accreditations);
  • to be innovative and creative in your approach to supporting vulnerable and challenging young people;
  • ability to be trustworthy and reliable, and to respect confidentiality;
  • to be organised and be able to multi-task;
  • ability to maintain a professional relationship whilst working with young people and external delivery partners.

The post requires a degree of fluency in the Welsh language.  

Please note that a successful applicant without the required Welsh language skill will be fully supported to reach the required standard within two years of appointment.

The successful applicant will need to register with the Education Workforce Council in order to be appointed to this post.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

Job Description and Person Specification

Note:  We reserve the right to amend the application closing date.

Safeguarding and child protection are key priorities for us. We aim to support vulnerable children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We and our educational establishments acknowledge that children and young people have a right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development