The Valley School provides an exciting and challenging learning environment for about one hundred and twenty pupils who need our support because of their learning difficulties, autism or speech, language and communication needs.
Although aged 11-16, they need the skills of both Primary and secondary trained teachers to enable them to make progress, learn to believe in their own futures and to become independent and confident members of the community.
If you are resilient, want to work hard, get back more than you give, explore how the Performing Arts can open up life choices and life chances and make a huge difference to some amazing young people, then this is the school for you.
Come and visit us to see the school in action – if you are the right person for us, we have the job for you.
Open recruitment event
Friday 10th March 2017 9.00 a.m.—12.00 p.m.
Join us for assembly, tour the school with some of our pupils, meet our talented teachers and Learning Partners and discuss your career with Senior Leaders.
If you are passionate about learning, meeting the needs of individuals, creating a stimulating and safe environment and supporting the whole child these jobs are for you.
Specialist Teacher – Technology TLR2a
We are seeking to appoint a highly creative, resilient and effective specialist teacher in Technology. In KS3, we base our curriculum on a primary school delivery model. However, all of our technology is specialist taught. In Key stage 4 it is taught in a modular structure. We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual to enable the students to make progress, learn to believe in their own futures and to become independent and confident members of the community. We would welcome applications from candidates with or without experience of teaching in a special school.
We are seeking to appoint highly creative, proactive and effective classroom practitioners, as general class teachers in KS3. For these students, we base our curriculum on a primary school delivery model. We are looking for highly skilled and motivated individuals to fulfil wide-ranging roles to enable the students to make progress, learn to believe in their own futures and to become independent and confident members of the community. Specific responsibilities will be allocated depending of the candidates’ strengths and qualities but these posts would suit teachers with secondary or primary training backgrounds and could be fulfilled by either newly qualified teachers or those with experience. We would welcome applications from candidates with or without experience of teaching in a special school.
We are seeking to appoint resilient, creative and effective practitioners. You will be working in close partnership with a small team of professionals in the classroom to enable our students to engage well with learning. You will help to develop resources, become part of activities to consolidate learning and become closely involved with students, so that you can understand and overcome barriers to their learning. Always challenging, never boring and totally rewarding.
School Business Manager M1/2
This is an exciting and exceptional opportunity to hold a key position on the Leadership Team of a successful, vibrant special school for the right candidate and we are looking for someone who relishes the opportunities which this role presents. We will be flexible over working times and hours for the successful candidate. Due to the complexities of our site and the needs of our pupils, this would suit someone with experience in a similar environment.