At Kedleston Group, our vision is simple, every provision we operate will be recognised as outstanding’ in every way. We will never be the biggest, but we will lead, and others will follow.
Leaways School, part of Kedleston Group, is an independent specialist day school in Clapton , for children and young people aged between the ages of 7 and 17.
Our school provides a safe learning environment for children and young people with social, emotional and mental health difficulties including autism and an EHC Plan.
We also have a separate specialist area to support young people on the autistic spectrum ( ASC ) and a Primary unit taking children from 7 years old.
We aim to offer as close to a mainstream experience as possible but provide the additional care and support needed around each young person to enable them to thrive.
We look for people to join our staff team who have the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people.
As a Science Teacher at Leaways School, you will be an integral part of our team who put the children and young people at the heart of everything we do.
You will plan, assess and deliver outstanding teaching and learning using proven methods and approaches that enable all young people to learn, whilst ensuring that pastoral needs are also met.
You will establish excellent relationships with parents and carers and inspire trust and confidence in pupils, colleagues, families and other professionals.
For this role, we are looking for someone who holds QTS , you might even be newly qualified and ideally you will have experience of working with children with SEND and ASC .
With a proven ability to deliver high quality, lively and effective primary / secondary teaching, which engages and motivates young people, you’ll be someone who has a passion for supporting them to learn and develop, and you’ll want to make a difference to the lives and education of our children and young people.
We would love to hear from you if you share our passion and commitment to developing confident and capable young people by meeting their educational, health and social care needs in structured, nurturing school and home provisions
In return we offer a competitive salary and generous annual leave entitlement, a comprehensive induction programme so you can hit the ground running, opportunities for continued professional development and training, contributions to your pension, and a friendly, passionate and committed team of likeminded colleagues.
We also offer employee perks that includes a cycle to work scheme, laptop loans, discounts on shopping, cinema trips, domestic goods and services, birthday treats, long service and employee of the month awards, OFSTED bonuses, employee assistance and counselling service, £500 refer-a-friend bonus and we will cover the cost of your eye examination.
Kedleston Group Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment.
Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. You will be expected to engage in annual safeguarding training, be familiar with key policies and ensure you know the steps to take should you be made aware of a safeguarding or child protection concern.
You will remain vigilant and act swiftly if you have concerns about a child and be an appropriate role model for both children and colleagues at all times.
The successful candidate is required to provide references and will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.