• Lleoliad: Sofrydd Primary School,
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  • Dyddiad Cau: 10 Ebrill, 2024 12:00 y.b

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ASD - Resource Base Lead Teacher

ASD - Resource Base Lead Teacher

Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Blaenau Gwent
Date of Commencement - September 2024

NOR 160 including 10-place ASD Resource Base

The pupils, staff and Governors of Sofrydd Primary School are looking for an inspirational, forward-thinking practitioner to lead our newly established Autism Spectrum Disorder Resource Base and the team supporting the development of the ASD resource base curriculum and inclusive provision.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our school and become part of our inclusive learning community.

The successful candidate will inspire and support an enthusiastic team, be an excellent and innovative teacher, communicate well with all stakeholders and play an active part in our inclusive school. We are looking for someone with a passion for making a real difference, with ambition and enthusiasm, who is committed to developing inclusive provision within the Autism Spectrum Resource Base and across our school. You will be supported in your own professional learning and be part of our team with a passion for professional learning. By receiving high levels of support we expect high aspirations for all in our inclusive school where everyone is encouraged to achieve.

The successful applicant will have an up to date knowledge and understanding of curriculum reform, the Additional Learning Needs Act and ALN Code of Practice in Wales.

If you would like to join our school, in a place where wellbeing for all is paramount to success, you could be the one for us.

We are looking for a practitioner who
  • Demonstrates excellent, creative classroom practice with high expectations of children's attainment and behaviour for all learners in the Learning Resource Base;
  • Demonstrates the ability to provide a curriculum for learners with ASD;
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills to inspire, lead, organise and motivate;
  • Has the ability to maintain and build partnerships with pupils, parents, staff, Governors and the local community;
  • Is a caring practitioner who truly places the wellbeing of all children at the heart of their practice;

In return, we can offer:
  • Enthusiastic, confident pupils who are keen to learn;
  • A motivated and supportive staff team;
  • Professional learning and support to develop as a leader;
  • A commitment to inclusive practice to support all learners
  • A supportive and proactive Governing Body
  • A truly collaborative relationship between the school and local community

Shortlisted candidates will be required to be observed teaching a lesson prior to the interview in their own school.

Sofrydd Primary School is committed to safe working practices and safeguarding children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to complete pre-employment checks on suitability for working in a school. An enhanced DBS check is required for this position and all qualifications will be verified. This post also requires a registration with the Education Workforce Council (EWC) under the category of School Teacher and registration will need to be in place prior to commencement in the role. Information on how to register with the Education Workforce Council (EWC) can be found on the following website or by telephoning, 02920 460099.

Please contact Helen Hickinbottom, Headteacher if you would like to arrange a school visit. Telephone: 01495 244003.

Closing Date: Wednesday 10 th April 2024 - 12 midnight

Shortlisting: Friday 12 th April 2024

Lesson observations: Week beginning 15 th April 2024 / Dates to be confirmed

Interviews: Friday 19 th April 2024