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Slough, Berkshire
29 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

“Inspiring and supporting young people to make positive choices about the future”

Haybrook College educates young people aged 11 to 19 who have challenging and complex Social, Emotional, and Mental Health difficulties (SEMH) or medical needs.

Millside School is a special school for young people with challenging and complex behaviours associated with a SEMH difficulty. There is also a KS3 and KS4 Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) which provides a range of high quality educational programmes helping to make positive changes in the lives of young people and ensuring the best possible educational outcomes.

Springboard is one of the College’s KS4 PRU provisions and provides an alternative full time education for KS4 pupils who have been referred from mainstream schools and are at risk of, or have been permanently excluded. Many pupils have very complex backgrounds and learning or behavioural needs that would be difficult to meet in a mainstream setting. Each pupil’s timetable is fixed but flexible and can be tailored to meet an individual pupil’s learning and behavioural needs. The pupils are supported by Sports Coach Mentors who act as their co-tutors, monitoring their attendance, learning and behaviour.

Our dedicated staff team are highly skilled and committed to educating young people with some of the most challenging behaviours in the area.

We would like to recruit the following posts:

Salary: Teacher’s Pay Scales, London Fringe + SEN Allowance
Negotiable depending on qualifications and experience • Full time
Required for January 2017

An enthusiastic and versatile teacher is required to teach a range of subjects at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. Experience of teaching English and/or Maths or teaching in a primary school would be advantageous. You must have proven skills of effective management of pupils with complex and challenging behaviour. The ability to think creatively and to be flexible in the particularly challenging environment of a PRU and SEMH setting is essential.

Ideally you will have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) but unqualified teachers with experience of working with young people and managing challenging behaviour will be considered.

Salary: Level 3, £17,365 Full Time Equivalent including Local Weighting
Actual pro rata salary £14,870 pa (£9.00 per hour)
Term time only + Inset Days • 37 hours per week

Our Sports Coach Mentors support the learning, achievement and development of pupils with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. They play a key role supporting teachers in the classroom by mentoring young, disaffected people with challenging behaviour. They provide additional support for offsite activities, personal development and sports programmes. Experience of working with young people who find a mainstream school environment challenging would be advantageous.

Closing date for all applications: Monday 17 October 2016 at 8.00am
Teacher Interviews: Thursday 20 October 2016
Sports Coach Mentor Interviews: tbc

For a job pack and application form, please download from
the Vacancies page on www.haybrookcollege.co.uk, email recruitment@haybrookcollege.co.uk or call Jenny Tsang, on 01628 696079.

Please note that as part of our commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people it is College policy to obtain references prior to interview. Haybrook College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undertake a DBS enhanced disclosure. Haybrook College strives to be an equal opportunities employer and recruits from all sections of the community solely on basis of ability to fulfil the job requirements.