There is an exciting opportunity to join staff at Atkinson House School. We aim to appoint a teacher of Mathematics who will plan and deliver creative and inspirational lessons, as well as understanding and supporting students who have Social and Emotional Mental Health needs. We are looking for a practitoner who has a range of skills and experiences and who can join and compliment the school’s ‘Ethos of Excellence’.
Atkinson House remains Northumberland County Council’s only designated provision for pupils aged 11 – 19, with Social, Emotional and Mental health (SEMH). The school has always been designated to cater for boys and young men who travel into school from all over Northumberland. Our mission is to provide a high quality educational community which offers life-changing opportunities in a safe, creative and exciting environment.
Applications are invited from outstanding practitioners who has brilliant orgainastional and communicational skills, who is solution-focused, works calmly under pressure and who forms positive relationships with all stakeholders, including our students. You must also be able to demonstrate recent, successful impact within your current role.
The successful applicant will benefit from significant support from our Teaching and Learning Team. A personalised CPD package will be provided to support your transition into the school.
Duties and key result areas:
• As set out per Teachers Pay and Conditions
Atkinson House School sets high expectations for staff and learners in order to meet our mission and raise standards. We safeguard and protect our students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with Local Safeguarding Board Procedures.
This posts are exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced criminal records check is required for this post.
Further information about the school can be found on our website.
An application pack, including an application form, is available by telephoning the school office, quoting the website vacancy number
Letters of application, outlining the post you are applying for, what skills and experiences you have to date that will make you the ideal appointment and why you want to work at Atkinson House School, along with completed application forms should be returned directly to the school by post and/or by e-mail, no later than 9am on Friday 18 October 2019. Successful shortlisted candidates will be contacted individually to inform them of their interview which will be held on Tuesday 22 October 2019.