Core Hours: 8:30am – 4pm Monday to Friday (additional hours required, for example: planning, marking, training, school trips & activities, parents evening)

Location: Cambian Scarborough School, North Yorkshire

Are you a qualified teacher looking for a new challenge?

The Cambian Group, the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities is looking for an experienced, creative teacher to join Cambian Scarborough School. The role is to provide teaching for a range of subjects at mainly primary level in a school where pupils often have complex needs, associated learning difficulties and challenging behaviours.

School Profile

Cambian Scarborough School is an independent day school with up to 20 pupils on roll, aged 8 to 18 years, all of whom have social, emotional, behavioural and mental health difficulties. Pupils are placed in Scarborough School by local authorities and most pupils have an Education Health and Care plan in place.

We have a loyal and committed team of staff in place who work very hard on behalf of the pupils who attend. Pupils at Scarborough School are here because they are unable to attend mainstream education for a range of reasons and some have missed significant periods of education prior to joining the school.

Scarborough School aims to re-engage pupils with their learning in a safe and caring environment where their feelings of failure and frustration are replaced with a sense of belonging and success. The school provides child-centred, high quality education to enable pupils to achieve their personal best.

Candidate Profile

We are looking for somebody with a caring nature, who has drive and vision and is passionate about the teaching profession. If you have an interest in working with pupils who have special educational needs this is an ideal place to use your skills in this highly rewarding and challenging field of education. Our teaching takes place in small class sizes and always with Teaching Assistant support.

Working as part of a committed team, we are looking for someone who can cater for the diverse needs of our pupils.

The successful candidate will:

Have achieved a Degree in Teaching.
Primarily teach Mathematics throughout the school to KS2, KS3 and KS4. Be adaptable and able to teach across the age and ability range of our pupils.
Have knowledge of the full curriculum and be able to deliver in more than one curriculum area.
Have an understanding and experience of working with young people with SEMH difficulties and be able to use an empathetic approach to engage learners.
Identify appropriate learning outcomes and develop a range of approaches which reduce barriers and help pupils to attain achievable targets.
Able to facilitate a safe and positive learning environment and de-escalate any aggressive behaviour.
Have high expectations for all students and be able to raise attainment level and keep standards high.
Have good IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Outlook & PowerPoint.
Have good interpersonal skills and will be able interact with and communicate confidently with staff and pupils.
Be a team player, with a positive, can do, attitude.
Have a sound understanding of Safeguarding practices and procedures.
Have de-escalation knowledge and restraint training, or be willing to undertake full training provided by the school.

Your main responsibilities will include teaching Mathematics, lesson planning, creating medium and long term plans, assessing individual pupils’ abilities and supporting pupils with special educational needs. You will also be required to teach some other subjects which you are passionate about and this can be discussed during your interview.

We deliver the full curriculum to our pupils whilst incorporating lots of opportunities for further experience through trips and activities outside of the classroom environment to enable pupils to become well rounded citizens in the future.

We will consider applications from ECT candidates.

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.

Maths Teacher (SEMH School) [SYS-5653]


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