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PE Teacher - Bishopton PRU

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Full time
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Closed for applications on 19/04/2018 12:00
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Closing date:
19 Apr

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This job is closed for applications.

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Bishopton Pupil Referral Unit is a complex PRU of Stockton-on-Tees Local Authority. It takes pupils from Key Stage 2, 3 & 4 from the whole of Stockton authority. It comprises of two separate sites, Bishopton and Redhill who work together as one single PRU. One building on the Billingham site houses the anxious, phobic and home/hospital pupils (currently known as Redhill), the other houses key stages 2, 3 & 4 The PRU takes referrals from 60 primary schools and 13 secondary schools.

Bishopton is committed to providing a safe, caring and stimulating environment for all pupils on partnership placements. The key aim is to prevent permanent exclusion and all the adverse consequences which such labelling and experiences create, and enable pupils to succeed in mainstream education. The placement process for pupils is rigorous. Pupils that are referred to Bishopton are characteristically at high risk of permanent exclusion and exhibit disruptive and challenging behaviours and have underlying social, emotional and mental health issues.

The staff are a highly committed team who demonstrate resilience, compassion, grit and determination to play their part in transforming the lives of the children and young people here in Stockton. They are fully invested in the school's vision and, through strong leadership and management, have played their part in becoming a motivated, self-improving team of professionals who are on the journey towards becoming outstanding practitioners. The leadership team has extremely high expectations of them in terms of professionalism, continuous development, performance and accountability and above all moral purpose.

We wish to appoint an innovative, inspiring and experienced PE teacher, with an outstanding record of managing children with challenging behaviour and ensuring good progress. You will be expected to plan, implement and deliver a personalised curriculum for PE across all key stages and deliver an appropriate curriculum to KS4 pupils to prepare them to achieve in PE related GCSE level examinations.

The successful candidate will:
- Have successful teaching experience with pupils with a wide range of SEND.
- Be able to demonstrate experience of planning and delivering a personalised curriculum.
- Monitor, track and assess pupil progress to improving the quality of learning through the use of data and personal growth through the knowledge of pupil's developmental needs.
- Be a consistently good/outstanding teacher.
- Be committed, flexible and able to motivate students of all abilities.
- Be able to motivate others in the pursuit of continuous improvement within the subject area.
- Be passionate about developing the whole child.
- Be up to date with curriculum developments in PE, including those at KS2, KS3 and GCSE or equivalent.

This is a particularly challenging role and the successful candidate must be committed to creating a positive learning environment no matter what barriers they may face. You will need a high level of resilience and a commitment to working as an emotionally intelligent team to support vulnerable children.

If you wish to discuss the position or find out more about working in a PRU, please contact Mrs Carr for an informal chat. An application form and further information can be obtained from our website www.bishoptoncentre.org.uk or from Mary Denham via email. mary.denham@sbcschools.org.uk

Completed applications should be returned to the school by 12 noon on the closing date.

Bishopton PRU, Marsh House Avenue, Billingham,Stockton-On-Tees, TS23 3HB
Tel: (01642) 566369
Head Teacher: Mrs Emily Carr

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