Job Details

Job Title:              Science Teacher

Location:              Reddish Hall, Stockport, Greater Manchester

Salary:                   £25,000.00 - £30,000.00 per annum

Hours:                   37.5 per week (School hours, Mon – Fri)

Contract:              Permanent

This is an exciting time to join Reddish Hall as we expand our provision with the opening of The Hive, our new vocational unit.

About Reddish Hall School

Reddish Hall School is an independent specialist day school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 18, catering for children with social emotional and mental health difficulties, with a high proportion of children who have a diagnosis of ASC.  Our dedicated team work together to ensure successful outcomes for pupils who often arrive at the school with a troubled view of education and life. 

We pride ourselves in steering children in the right direction, nurturing aspiration to progress them both academically and socially to encourage them to take pride in their achievements. Socially, we build conīŦdence in our students so they are able to have a greater understanding of the wider community in which they live.

About the Group

We are part of Acorn Care and Education and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.

We provide Education and Care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provision, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable children and young people across the UK a holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our schools and homes are rated as Outstanding or Good.

We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.

Purpose of Job

Under the reasonable direction of the Senior Leadership Team, carry out the professional duties of a school teacher as set out in the current School policies.  Uphold the professional code of Teachers’ Standards.
Teach in accordance with the ethos, organisation and policies of the school as a fully committed member of the teaching team and as detailed in the specific duties and core standards below.

Areas of Responsibilities & Key Tasks

Teaching & Learning
• Be responsible for the learning and the achievement of all pupils in the class(es) ensuring equality of opportunity for all;
• Planning and preparing schemes of work and lesson plans;
• Create a purposeful learning environment;
• Teaching, according to individual educational needs, the pupils assigned to him/her, including the setting and marking of work to be carried out by the pupils in school and elsewhere;
• Teach engaging and motivating lessons informed by well-grounded expectations of learners and designed to raise levels of attainment;
• Know how to make effective personalised provision/effectively provide differentiated tasks for those they teach;
• Have high expectations of young people including a commitment to ensuring that they can achieve their full educational potential and to establishing fair, respectful, trusting, supportive and constructive relationships with them;
• Know how to use skills in literacy, numeracy and ICT to support their teaching and wider professional activities;
• Use assessment as part of their teaching to diagnose learners’ needs, set realistic and challenging targets for improvement, and plan future teaching.

What we can offer you

A commitment to support you in developing new skills through a wide range of professional development opportunities and experiences

The opportunity to make a huge contribution to the education and lives of children who respond very positively to high quality teaching.

A friendly and inclusive working environment

Free school meals

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.