Teachers (5 posts) - Marland Upper Secondary School

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • TPS plus SEN 1 or 2 Allowance (depending on experience)

Marland is a successful all age (KS1-4) special school for students with Social, Emotional and/or Mental Health (SEMH) needs. It is currently located across three sites; Peters Marland, Barnstaple and Central Bideford and will be opening a new 'Upper Secondary Day School' (Yr9 - Yr11) in East of the Water, Bideford in April 2023 for 40 students. These teaching posts will be based at this new school site and commence April 2023.

The overall Marland group of schools are currently graded as 'Good' by Ofsted Education, with the residential care provision separately judged to be 'Outstanding' by Ofsted Social Care inspectorate. Our overarching ethos is based around personalisation and meeting the needs of each individual child. We utilise 'THRIVE' based social and emotional development at the core of everything we do.

Design Technology Teacher (Post 1)
We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring and motivational DT specialist to join this new staff team which will be led by experienced Marland senior staff and fully supported by the Marland organisation. This is a great opportunity to develop the delivery of DT / Practical Skills to small groups of students in newly converted specialist classrooms (RM & FT), at our high quality, well resourced special school.
You will have the opportunity to liaise with existing DT / Practical Skills colleagues at our other sites to deliver appropriate externally accredited courses. A good understanding of, and interest in, supporting the SEMH needs of our students are important attributes for all staff. You will have good communication and relationship building skills, including a focus on helping children to develop socially and emotionally. Applications are welcome from suitably qualified / experienced SEN and MAINSTREAM practitioners.

English Teacher (Post 2)
We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring and motivational English subject specialist to join this new staff team which will be led by experienced Marland senior staff and fully supported by the Marland organisation. This is a great opportunity to develop the delivery of English and Literacy to small groups of students in our high quality, well resourced special school.
You will have the opportunity to liaise with existing English subject specialist colleagues at our other sites to deliver appropriate externally accredited courses. A good understanding of, and interest in, supporting the SEMH needs of our students are important attributes for all staff. You will have good communication and relationship building skills, including a focus on helping children to develop socially and emotionally. Applications are welcome from suitably qualified / experienced SEN and MAINSTREAM practitioners.

General Teacher (Post 3)
We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring and motivational General Subjects (Art & Humanities) teacher to join this new staff team which will be led by experienced Marland senior staff and fully supported by the Marland organisation. This is a great opportunity to develop the delivery of these subjects to small groups of students in our high quality, well resourced special school.
You will have the opportunity to liaise with existing subject specialist colleagues at our other sites to deliver appropriate externally accredited courses. A good understanding of, and interest in, supporting the SEMH needs of our students are important attributes for all staff. You will have good communication and relationship building skills, including a focus on helping children to develop socially and emotionally. Applications are welcome from suitably qualified / experienced SEN and MAINSTREAM practitioners.

Maths Teacher (Post 4)
We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring and motivational Maths subject specialist to join this new staff team which will be led by experienced Marland senior staff and fully supported by the Marland organisation. This is a great opportunity to develop the delivery of Maths and Numeracy to small groups of students in our high quality, well resourced special school.
You will have the opportunity to liaise with existing Maths subject specialist colleagues at our other sites to deliver appropriate externally accredited courses. A good understanding of, and interest in, supporting the SEMH needs of our students are important attributes for all staff. You will have good communication and relationship building skills, including a focus on helping children to develop socially and emotionally. Applications are welcome from suitably qualified / experienced SEN and MAINSTREAM practitioners.

Science Teacher (Post 5)
We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring and motivational general Science subject specialist to join this new staff team which will be led by experienced Marland senior staff and fully supported by the Marland organisation. This is a great opportunity to develop the delivery of general Science to small groups of students in our high quality, well resourced special school.
You will have the opportunity to liaise with existing Science subject specialist colleagues at our other sites to deliver appropriate externally accredited courses. A good understanding of, and interest in, supporting the SEMH needs of our students are important attributes for all staff. You will have good communication and relationship building skills, including a focus on helping children to develop socially and emotionally. Applications are welcome from suitably qualified / experienced SEN and MAINSTREAM practitioners.

Training and ongoing professional development opportunities are offered to all staff, as are potential promotion opportunities due to the ongoing expansion of our popular schools.

Please visit www.marland-school.co.uk for further information about our school. You can also contact Mark Bithell, Upper Secondary School Headteacher Designate, for an informal discussion on 01805 601324.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This role requires a DBS disclosure.
This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Please visit www.marland-school.co.uk (vacancies page) to download an application pack.
Your completed application form should be returned by email to recruitment@marland.devon.sch.uk or by post to Andrea Dart at Marland Residential School, Peters Marland, Torrington, Devon EX38 8QQ.

Interview Date: w/c 10 October 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationDevon County Schools
  • Work LocationNorth DevonDevonTorridge
  • Work Postcode

    EX39 4PL


  • Reference

    AC0299


  • Occupational GroupTeaching - SecondaryTeaching - Special & Other


  • Salary Details

    TPS plus SEN 1 or 2 Allowance (depending on experience)


  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

  • Closing Date

    26/09/2022

  • DBS Check Required

    Yes