Papworth Everard, Cambridgeshire
Outcomes First Group
At OFG, we work smarter so you can spend more time doing what makes you happy!
How would you like to be paid for five days but only work four ?
Our colleagues’ wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do at OFG, so we’re always looking for new ways to improve everyone’s work/life balance. We’re taking part in a trial of the 4-Day Working Week, meaning that you could be working one day less a week (or equivalent).
4DWW will be rolled out within our school, when we have a full complement of staff, and within the next year – so there’s never been a more exciting time to join us
Job Title: Autism Specialist Teacher
Salary: up to £42,000 per annum dependent on experience
Location: Papworth Hall School, Papworth Everard, Cambridgeshire
Contract: Permanent;Term Time only
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
This is a great opportunity to join as an Autism Specialist Teacher at our brand-new school Papworth Hall School. This is an exciting time to join us, as we are set to open our doors in September 2023. If you are a passionate Teacher who is looking to develop their career, this is an opportunity to help develop and grow a brand new school in its infancy and make your mark.
Our New Options School, Papworth Hall School is located in the picturesque village in Cambridgeshire. It is within close proximity to Huntingdon and Cambridge. Running through it’s centre is Ermine Street where the school is located on the Roman highway that for centuries serviced as a major artery from London to York. Our new specialist school will cater for young people with complex communication needs, autism and associated learning and emotional needs and has the capacity for c30 students.
For over 16 years, Options Autism have provided care and education to pupils, young people and adults with autism, complex needs and learning difficulties. As part of Outcomes First Group, we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.
Who we are looking for
You will be a passionate teacher and a great communicator, as comfortable talking to pupils and young people as you are with contributing to the school’s vision and direction.
Our schools are unique environments, each one having its own special atmosphere and range of opportunities and resources. Our Teachers enjoy becoming part of their school’s ‘family’, exploring the potential of the building and environment and getting to know the brilliant pupils and young people in our care.
You will enjoy building these caring relationships as well as liaising with fellow professionals, whether they are colleagues in the same school or they work in the pupil’s previous educational establishments.
You will have excellent written English skills too, along with a passion for working in collaboration with other members of our multidisciplinary team, sharing information in both formal and informal situations.
UK QTS / QTLS is desirable.
Why join Options Autism?
Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:
And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:
And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the pupils and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.
We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS and social media checks.
You’ll work 80% of your contractual hours for 100% of your pay, giving you more time to do the things that make you happy.