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Teacher MPR / UPR*

Required from January 2018, a teacher to work effectively

as part of a team, to provide stimulating and interesting

learning opportunities for pupils.

You will have: 􀀀 enthusiasm, flexibility, and a commitment

to special education 􀀀 the ability to make learning and

teaching fun and functional 􀀀 a willingness to improve your

skills, try out new ideas and share good practice

􀀀 the capacity to lead on an area of learning once you are

established in the school 􀀀 the capacity and willingness to

manage pupils and students with complex needs and

challenging behaviour.

Special school experience is desirable, as is knowledge and

understanding of different approaches to making the

national curriculum relevant to the varied needs of the pupils.

The Bridge School is a special school for pupils aged 3 - 19

with severe, profound and complex learning difficulties.

A large percentage of pupils are on the autistic spectrum.

Roll: 147, 3 - 19

* plus SEN allowance.

Visits to the school are essential and can be arranged by

contacting (01473) 556200.

Further information and an application form are available

from: The Bridge School, Sprites Lane, Ipswich IP8 3ND or

by email at: or: Closing date: 6 October 2017.

The Bridge Special School, Ipswich, Suffolk

Teaching Assistants

£16,123 pro rata

30 hpw, term time only. Required as soon as possible.

30 hpw, term time only.

Post 1: Maternity cover
Post 2: Permanent

Required ASAP.

Experienced Teaching Assistants are required to work with primary and secondary pupils who have autism, severe learning difficulties and challenging behaviours at The Bridge School.

Experience of working with children who have special educational needs and an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualification, are desirable.

Knowledge of, or experience in using, the PECS and TEACCH approaches would be beneficial.

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged and can be arranged by telephoning (01473) 556200.

An application pack can be downloaded from the related information section.

Please return your completed application to the school: Sprites Lane, Ipswich IP8 3ND.

Interview date: w/c 30 October 2017.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all

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