Bank Teacher


Role Type
Contract / Freelance

JOB TITLE: Bank Teacher

City: Taunton

Country: UK

Employment Type: Bank (Zero Hours Contract)

Closing Date: 12/03/2019

Please note: In an event of a high level of applications, we reserve the right to close this role earlier than stated

We are looking for a Bank Teacher to join our team at our school in Taunton. (This is a Sessional role which means you will be called on when we require cover for holidays and sickness)

Essential Criteria:

  • Statutory requirements of the DfE Code of Practice SEN (and the implications of the new SEN Bill September 2014)
  • Ofsted inspection criteria under 162a inspection criteria
  • Fully qualified teacher status (QTS/QTLS)
  • Evidence of CPD in ESBD and or SEN
  • Sound understanding of assessment processes, tracking and monitoring progress
  • Excellent understanding of complex education and behavioural needs of Primary and Secondary pupils
  • Ability to differentiate the curriculum in order to meet the needs of pupils within the school
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work within a multi professional setting
  • Leadership and management behaviours
  • Line management of teachers and teaching assistants including supervision, absence management, performance management and appraisal
  • Understanding of submission and delivery of national qualifications and accreditations

Job Description:

  • Prepare learning and progress information for Annual reviews and PEPs and chair as required
  • Leading and managing the operational elements of the provision, demonstrating a thorough understanding of complex behavioural difficulties and the dynamic risk assessments required around those difficulties
  • With the SBM, ensuring the cost-effective budgeting of the schools allocated curriculum resources
  • With the HT, ensure that the teaching staff within the provision receive regular CPD
  • With the HT, ensure that a system for monitoring and developing the quality of teaching and learning is in place, including at all the alternative providers commissioned to work with the students
  • With the HT, ensure that a robust assessment process, tracking and monitoring of pupil progress is in place and support its consistent use by all teaching staff, providing training and modelling where required
  • Ensure consistent and high quality, short, medium- and long-term planning across the school
  • To deliver learning activities to pupils, adjusting activities according to individual needs
  • With the Transition and Provision Manager ensure that students on outreach provisions are receiving appropriate academic opportunities
  • Using data to generate regular reports to key stakeholders
  • With the SLT, process referrals to ensure risk matching and academic screening is thorough and robust
  • With the SBM act as examination officer for all nationally accredited assessments
  • Supporting the updating and production of education policies
  • Working collaboratively with all disciplines within the organisation
  • Working collaboratively with other outside agencies in order to support the positive outcomes for all pupils within the school
  • Ensure that statutory requirements for the National Curriculum are met
  • Ensure that the curriculum of the school is appropriate to the children’s differing experiences, interests, aptitudes and backgrounds and is clearly stated in our offer
  • Continuing to develop innovative ways of providing education for pupils within the school
  • Upholding the vision and values of Five Rivers

Who are we?

Founded in 1989, Five Rivers Child Care is a social enterprise committed to turning children’s lives around. We provide a range of services to looked-after children including fostering, residential care, education and assessment and therapy.

Employee benefits

We know how demanding and challenging our work can be. We value our staff and want to recognise and reward you for the work you to. Some of your rewards and benefits include:

  • A generous annual leave allowance
  • On-going training and learning
  • Simply Health Cashback Scheme
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Long service and recognition scheme

Five Rivers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including employment references and DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.


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Closing date
31/03/2019

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