Vacancies


Ravenswood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All adults working routinely on the site will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references and will be asked to complete a 'Disclosure by Association' form.  All adults working here need to follow our safeguarding policy and the "Guidance for safer working practice for those working with children and young people in education settings" which can be found here.  A 'prohibition from teaching' check will be completed for all teaching applicants.

 

 

How do I apply for a voluntary or paid position?

 

You can use either method:

1. Complete an application by hand (either the word or the pdf version opposite) and return it to Ravenswood School.

    or

2. Complete the Word version of the application form electronically and email it as an attachment to:

ravenswood.spec@n-somerset.gov.uk

 

CVs are not accepted.

 

 

 

  

Permanent Staff

 

TEACHER


Hours: 32.5 per week
Contract: Permanent (Required from January 2018)
Salary: MPS or UPS plus SEN allowance of £2085


We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed, exceptional teacher to teach our amazing pupils.  The position will be in our Year 9 class, where pupils follow a KS2 style curriculum.
Ravenswood School is an all-age special school for children with complex needs and SLD; many pupils have autism, ADHD or attachment disorder.  In January 2014, Ofsted confirmed that Ravenswood is a good school, with much to commend it.

 

Do you have:
• Experience in teaching pupils with special needs?
• Excellent teaching skills based on assessment for learning?
• Experience in tracking pupils’ progress and implementing personalised learning programmes?
• Experience in teaching children who show high anxieties and possible challenging behaviours?
• Good knowledge of the new primary curriculum?
• Effective communication skills to work as part of a team?

 

If so, then this position may be the job for you. In return we offer:
• A highly supportive team
• An opportunity to be part of the strategic development of our school
• A commitment to your professional development
• And great youngsters to teach!

 

Ravenswood School is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.


Further details are available via the links below.  To apply for this position please use the Teacher application form (see links at the top right of this page).  Prospective applicants are welcome to visit and tour the school at 2.30pm Wednesday 18th October 2017.

 

Closing Date: 12:00pm, Friday 20 October 2017
Interview Date: Monday 30 October 2017

 

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LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT - SUPPLY

 

Hours: As required / agreed
Contract: Casual
Salary: JG3 £16,781 - £17,772 per annum pro-rata


Ravenswood is an all age Special School for pupils with complex needs.  This includes pupils with severe learning difficulties, those with communication difficulties and those with emotional/social difficulties.  We also have provision for autistic children.


We are seeking to appoint Casual Learning Support Assistants to join our committed and enthusiastic team.  The successful candidates will be committed to raising pupils’ standards of achievement throughout the school day and in supporting pupils developing social and emotional development.  We are particularly interested in appointing LSAs with musical or creative abilities who are willing to use skills in showcasing pupils’ achievements.


Ravenswood is an equal opportunities employer and an enhanced DBS check will be required.


Further details are available via the links below.  To apply for this position please use the Support Staff application form (see links at the top right of this page).


Closing Date: Tuesday 31st October 2017
Interview Date: To be confirmed

 

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Supply Staff / Volunteers

 

If you are interested in joining us as a member of supply staff or a volunteer please contact Mark Senior (Deputy Head) via the details on the Contact page.

 

 

SUPPLY LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANTS

 

Hours: As required/agreed
Contract: Casual
Salary: JG3 (£8.54 - £9.10 per hour, depending upon experience)


Ravenswood is an all age Special School for pupils with complex needs.  This includes pupils with severe learning difficulties, those with communication difficulties and those with emotional/social difficulties. We also have provision for autistic children.

 

We are seeking to appoint casual Learning Support Assistants to join our committed and enthusiastic team.  The successful candidates will be committed to raising pupils’ standards of achievement throughout the school day and in supporting pupils developing social and emotional development.  We are particularly interested in appointing LSAs with musical or creative abilities who are willing to use skills in showcasing pupils’ achievements.

 

Ravenswood is an equal opportunities employer and an enhanced DBS check will be required.

 

Further details are available via the links below.  To apply for this position please use the Support Staff application form (see links at the top right of this page).

 

LSA Job Description

LSA Person Spec

 

Closing Date: Currently open
Interview Date: To be arranged with successful applicants