Teacher Vacancy


Start date: September 2024, or sooner if possible
Contract type: Full Time – 37 Hours per week, 55 days annual leave, Company Pension or Teachers Pension
Salary: Main scale Teacher Salary (M1-M3 £30,000 – £33,814) – Additional salary may be available for additional responsibilities
Contract term: Temporary for 6 months with Permanent contract following successful probation period. Job share is an option for this vacancy

We are seeking to appoint an innovative, inspiring and well qualified Secondary Teacher specialising in Social, Emotional and Mental Health to work at our nurturing and supportive small school. Subject specialisms of interest for this vacancy are Maths, Design & Technology, Science or English however we are interested to hear from a range of secondary qualified teachers with experience of teaching pupils with special educational needs.

The successful applicant would be expected to teach pupils aged 11-16 with a teacher to pupil ratio of 1:5. This role is being advertised as the school continues to expand the number of pupils on role. Pupils follow the Key Stage 3 or Key Stage 4 National Curriculum and the successful applicant would deliver a range of National Curriculum subjects and teach qualifications including GCSEs. We also offer an extensive range of weekly enrichment activities and educational visits for all our pupils.

Brenkley School is an Independent Special School that opened in September 2018 – the school’s previous name was ID Academy. Pupil attendance, engagement and academic results are excellent and we are extremely committed to ensuring high standards for the achievement and conduct of all of our pupils. The Proprietor and the Headteacher work together to ensure that they create a culture that enables pupils and staff to excel and our nurturing ethos supports pupils who have previously experienced trauma, missed significant periods of education or who have been too anxious to attend a mainstream school. In addition, four members of staff hold additional responsibilities as SENCO, Pastoral Leader, Key Stage 4 Leader and Lead Teacher for Science & Careers.

Further information about our Key Policies and information about the school can be found at www.brenkleyschool.org.uk

For the successful applicant other key aspects would be to support pupil engagement and promote an environment for learning that is inclusive for all pupils, showing commitment to the nurturing ethos and academic progress of all pupils.

This role is available for qualified teachers with QTS that have experience in supporting pupils with social, emotional or mental health difficulties. Experience of supporting pupils with ASD and associated conditions would also be beneficial for this role.

It is important that all of our staff work closely with our young people and ensure that they are successful in all that they do. As a small school a team ethic is essential and the successful applicant would be expected to contribute to all aspects of school life. We are looking for staff who will always go the extra mile for our young people and believe that education happens both in and out of the classroom.

We offer a wide range of professional development opportunities no matter what stage you are at in your career.

If you would like to discuss this vacancy or arrange a visit to the school before applying please contact Miss Susan Park, Headteacher.

info@icehome.co.uk or (0191) 300 3663 (option 2)

Please submit a CV and a letter of application.


Equal Opportunities and Safer Recruitment

Brenkley School is part of Impact Childcare and Education and is an inclusive employer. We welcome applications from suitable candidates no matter their gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, or disability. Please note that Impact Childcare and Education (ICE) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate must be able to satisfy successful references, an enhanced police / Security Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and right to work in the UK prior to starting employment with the school.

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