Teachers (2 posts) - Combe Pafford School

  • Torquay
  • Full Time
  • TPS plus SEN1

Required for September 2022, two teachers to join our thriving special school. We positively encourage anyone considering applying to visit the school if they are able, we are confident that you will be impressed by the calm, friendly learning environment and our outstanding facilities…….please call the school to make an appointment for a tour. Previous experience of working in a special school or specifically with SEN pupils is not essential, we are looking to appoint the right people to join our school, this could be an experienced teacher, or equally someone new to the profession.

 You will need to:
- Have excellent interpersonal skills and a positive attitude and be committed to sharing good practice
- Be able to competently & positively manage pupil behaviour
- Show initiative and creativity in your approach to teaching & learning
- Be organised and efficient and demonstrate the ability to improve outcomes for children
- Be thoroughly committed to safety and well-being for all our pupils
- Demonstrate the aptitude to work as part of a successful team liaising with parents and other visiting professionals
- Exhibit a willingness to contribute to the wider life of the school 

Post 1:  Primary Trained Teacher
We will need you to have excellent, up-to-date knowledge of the primary curriculum, teaching and learning both in terms of planning, lesson delivery and assessment.

You will also need to be able to demonstrate the ability to work as part of a teaching team of highly motivated practitioners across school and to support the needs of all children.

The post requires someone who is an inspirational, reflective and creative teacher with a passion to improve the life chances of our pupils and make every child feel ‘special’, with excellent classroom management and organisational skills.

Post 2: Science Specialist Teacher
We wish to appoint another science specialist to join our existing team. We are looking for someone with drive and enthusiasm and skills to match. Applicants may have a proven track record of science teaching and success across the ability range in KS3 and 4 and be looking for a new challenge which Combe Pafford can offer. We have specialist science labs and equipment and provide an interesting, appropriate and varied science curriculum

We aim to provide a rich and varied education for all of our pupils to enable them to gain the academic, personal and social skills to lead successful adult lives. Consequently, we always look to appoint resilient team players who want to play a full role in school life. Our website will illustrate our wide formal and informal curriculum offer and interested potential applicants are strongly encouraged to make an appointment to visit and view the school.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
A DBS disclosure is required for all posts.

Further details about Combe Pafford School can be found by visiting the website www.combepaffordschool.co.uk where an application form can also be completed.

Please apply at the latest by noon on the closing date.
We reserve the right to hold interviews prior to the closing date if we receive suitable applications 

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationTorquay
  • Work Postcode

    TQ2 8NL

  • Reference

  • Occupational GroupTeaching - Primary & Early YearsTeaching - SecondaryTeaching - Special & Other

  • Salary Details

    TPS plus SEN1

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required