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:

info@ravenswoodonline.org.uk

 

CVs are not accepted.

 

 

 

  

Permanent Staff

 

 

 

ASSISTANT HEAD / SENCO

 

Hours: Full-time, 32.5 hours per week plus inset days
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Leadership L5 to L9 

 

Ravenswood School is seeking to appoint a highly motivated person for the position of Assistant Head with SENCo responsibilities.  Ravenswood is an all age (4-18 years) school for children with complex special needs; including specialist provision for ASD pupils.  We are situated in Nailsea, 9 miles from Bristol and 7 miles from the North Somerset coastline.  The school is judged to be good by Ofsted (September 2017).  We have a highly motivated and skilled staff team who are passionate about getting things right for every student to succeed. We are looking to appoint an inspirational teacher and leader.

 

You will be:
• an excellent teacher with a proven record of raising achievement of
• committed to the progress and well-being of all children.
• able to maintain the warm and caring ethos of our school.
• able to accept challenges, inspire and motivate others.
• passionate about children’s learning and development at all ages and levels.
• prepared to bring fresh perspectives to new education initiatives.

 

In return we can offer
• A perfect opportunitie to play a significant role in leading and further improving the school
• Excellent opportunities for professional development and career progression.
• A dynamic and dedicated staff and governor team; committed to pupil success.
• Motivated children and supportive parents.
• A friendly and supportive working environment.

 

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed by appointment; please contact Mark Senior (Headteacher Designate) on 01275 854134 or email info@ravenswoodonline.org.uk   Further details about this position are available via the links below.  To apply, use a teacher application form available via the links at the top of this page or from the school office.

 

We are committed to safeguarding children and all posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check
Proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required.

 

Closing Date: Thursday 19 April 2018
Interview Date: Tuesday 24th April 2018 
 

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TEACHER


Hours: Full-time plus inset days
Contract: Permanent
Salary: MPS or UPS plus SEN allowance

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed, exceptional teacher to teach our amazing pupils.

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 about this position are available via the links below.  To apply, use a teacher application form available via the links at the top of this page or from the school office.  If you require additional information, please contact Mark Senior at the school.


Closing Date: 9.00am, Thursday 26 April 2018
Interview Date: Wednesday 2 May 2018

 

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LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT

 

Hours: Full-time, 32.5 hours per week plus inset days
Contract: Permanent
Salary: JG4 £13,758 to £15,333 per annum

 

 

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 a Learning Support Assistant 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 about this position are available via the links below.  To apply, use a support staff application form available via the links at the top of this page or from the school office.


Closing Date: 9am, Monday 16 April 2018
Interview Date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

 

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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.

 

 

 

LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT - CASUAL

 

Hours: Casual
Contract: Casual
Salary: JG3 £16,781 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: 9am on Tuesday 10th April 2018
Interview Date: To be confirmed

 

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