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Coombe House School

 

Thank you for your interest in working at Coombe House School.

We have a culture of respect, kindness and inclusivity, and welcome applications from people who would like an opportunity to play an integral part of this exciting and unique journey.

We recruit Learning Support Assistants and Teachers on a regular basis to support the rapid growth of the School. Speculative direct applications (no agencies) in this regard are desirable.

CURRENT VACANCIES             

KS4 General Life Skills Teacher (SEND)
Start Date: September 2024

We are looking for a proactive, resourceful, and inspirational Key Stage 4 General Life Skills Teacher (SEND) to plan and deliver an outstanding and effective bespoke life skills lessons and preparation for adulthood to enable a high-quality learning experience for all 14-19 pupils.

Closing date for applications: 30 June 2024 (this job advert will close if sufficient applications are received)

Specialist SEMH Teacher Key Stages 2 and 3
Start Date: September 2024

We are looking for a proactive, resourceful, and energetic SEMH (social, emotional, and mental health) Primary Teacher for key stages 2 and 3 across the curriculum, with the support of our specialist teachers covering Art, Design / DT, PE, Maths and English. We would like to hear from you if you are a skilled Primary Teacher and have a passion for inclusion and teaching pupils with SEMH challenges and those with autism. 

Closing date for applications: 30 June 2024 (this job advert will close if sufficient applications are received)

Coombe House School is an independent special school that provides education for pupils aged 5 to 19 with SEMH and ASD and associated difficulties. All pupils on roll have an EHCP. The school uses a therapeutic approach to support pupils with their individual difficulties. Everything the school does is based on positive relationships and viewing behaviour as communication.

We are seeking candidates who thrive on working in a challenging but immensely rewarding environment, who are passionate about supporting the development of social, life and independence skills and who truly want to make a difference in the lives of pupils.

“There are many things that I enjoy about working at CHS and one of the best aspects of this job is having the opportunity to build positive relationships with our students. Our focus on overcoming barriers and developing mutual trust and respect means that we really get to know the children and young people we are working with, which in turn allows us to really focus on their strengths.”
Assistant Head Teacher, Bex Smith

Our vacancies are advertised on the TES website and on the Dorset Council jobs site website, please apply via those sources.

Some of the benefits of working at Coombe House School include free on-site parking, a workplace set in beautiful surroundings, a competitive salary, use of facilities (at specific times), an employee assistance programme with excellent free counselling support services and plenty of learning and development opportunities.

For Teachers we offer the Teachers’ Pension Scheme and all support staff we offer an enhanced pension scheme with a 10% employers’ contribution.

Our Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure procedure can be found here.

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process or require any further details please contact Claire Taylor, Assistant HR Manager, on 01747 449 858 or by email hr@dorsetcentreofexcellence org.uk.