Vacancies at Pegasus School, Derbyshire

Pegasus School – Deputy Head Teacher Ref: PS/DHT

Pegasus School in Derbyshire is a vibrant, ambitious and caring independent day and residential school that provides care and education for young people aged 11 – 19 with severe/complex communication and learning disabilities and associated challenging behaviours. The school is near Burton-on-Trent and has places for up to 24 students, including 52 week placements, and a small number of day students, all of whom are provided with individualised specialist support.

We are seeking to recruit a Deputy Head Teacher to oversee and develop teaching and learning delivery across the School. The post holder will actively support and improve the assessment, recording and reporting of learning processes and practice, they will support and mentor teachers, teaching assistants and care staff within the education environment and display best practice teaching approaches.

The successful candidate will be a qualified teacher, have extensive SEN experience, leadership ability demonstrated via previous TLR, Assistant Head or Deputy experience. In addition, they will have experience of the current SEN curriculum, teaching, learning and assessment issues and demonstrable successful experience of using effective strategies for raising achievement, gathering evidence and improving progress.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. The SENAD Group is dedicated to equality of opportunity in all areas of work, education and care. We are also committed to safeguarding those in our care – all successful candidates will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to thorough background checks.

For further information email Victoria Finn, HR Manager – victoria.finn@senadgroup.com

 

Closing date for the receipt of applications: 9am on 9th August 2017

 

Pegasus School, Caldwell Hall, Caldwell, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE12 6RS

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SUPPORT WORKERS – DAY SHIFTS – FULLTIME Ref: SW/PEG

Pegasus School is an independent specialist day and residential school for young people aged 8 to 19 years with severe learning disabilities, autism and associated challenging behaviour. Many of our students also have mental health and therapy needs.

Students have personalised and individualized programmes, designed by a multi-disciplinary team of professionals to support the young person to make progress, develop skills and engage socially with others.

We are now looking to complement our team further.

Working within both the residential setting and the classroom, you will assist with a range of care: this will include personal care and hygiene as well as supporting the students’ needs during leisure activities and school holiday periods. You will be expected to work a shift pattern which will include evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

We are looking for people who are willing to undertake a challenge and provide a high standard of care to young people.

A requirement of this position is that you undertake a Level 3 Health & Social Care qualification.

Experience of working in a similar setting would be an advantage but is not essential.

The SENAD Group is dedicated to equality of opportunity in all areas of work, education and care. We are also committed to safeguarding those in our care – the successful candidate will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to thorough background checks.

For further information contact Andrea Rowland on 07808767957 / email at andrea.rowland@senadgroup.com

Pegasus School, Caldwell Hall, Main Street, Caldwell, Derbyshire DE12 6RS

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