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Riverside Bridge School is a Special School for pupils aged from 4 – 16, which opened in September 2015. This School serves families and pupils in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and neighbouring boroughs. It is closely integrated with Riverside Primary School, which also opened in September 2015 and Riverside School, a mainstream secondary school.

Pupils are admitted within the following categories of special needs:

· Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

· Profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD)

· Severe learning difficulties (SLD)

We offer:

· Continuous professional development and training

· Staff who are keen to share their expertise

· Excellent working conditions and resources

· Opportunities and challenges

· Wellbeing incentives such as Mail on Monday, Treaty Tuesday, Thankful Thursday, feel good Friday and a termly 100% Attendance award; which comes with a well-being day off.

· Employee Assistance Programme

We are keen to attract permanent teachers... who can demonstrate an optimistic and aspirational attitude towards our pupils. Although it is desirable that you possess some prior experience of working with pupils with special educational needs, we are also keen for candidates who may not possess all the skills as yet, but could bring to us a positive “can do” approach and we will train you in the appropriate techniques and strategies. Therefore, applications from Newly Qualified Teachers with an interest in teaching pupils with a wide range of learning difficulties are welcome.

Selection Criteria

We are looking for enthusiastic, committed individuals who:

1) Has Qualified Teacher Status

2) Preferably has experience of working with pupils with special educational needs or a proven interest in teaching pupils with a wide range of learning difficulties.

3) Has experience of, or is able to demonstrate the ability to differentiate curriculum delivery for pupils

4) Has a demonstrable skill to implement individualised goals and objectives to address the core features of SEN, based on individual strengths and identified needs

5) Is able to work as a member of a team as well as an ability to lead

6) Is committed to their own professional development.

7) Has effective personal organisation, communication and ICT skills.

8) Has a proven record of good to outstanding practice.

Application forms and further details are available from our school website or you can email [email protected] Applications should be returned by email by the closing date below

Closing date: 15/04/2024

Shortlist date: 17/04/2024

Interview date: 23/04/2024

Riverside Bridge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A criminal record check via the DBS will be undertaken for the successful candidate.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a comprehensive screening process, including a disclosure check, will be undertaken on all applicants
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