CURRENT VACANCIES

It takes a whole range of people to make Farney Close School a great place to learn and excel. Right now, we are recruiting for the following roles.
We are also always interested in hearing from people who would be interested in working at our school. Please feel free to contact us by email or telephone.

WE ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING TO RECRUIT:

A Humanities Teacher, a Youth Worker and a Teaching Assistant.


Job Description [Download]
Application Form [Download]
Application Form Guidance [Download]

Closing Date: 07/01/2022

Teacher of Humanities
(with an RE & History focus)

We are seeking a talented and committed person to teach Humanities within a mixed setting of 5-day residential special school. You will be teaching Key Stages 3 & 4.

The young people who attend our school have encountered significant difficulties within mainstream education, and are in receipt of an Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP) for a range of complex needs, including Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH), challenging behaviours, Moderate Learning Difficulties, and Attachment-based needs as well as young people who have an Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC).

Situated on the A272 and the A23 intersection at Bolney, West Sussex, the school has an established and very successful reputation, achieving numerous outstanding and good Ofsted inspection judgements for educational and care provisions over the last decade. After a difficult period, the school is now moving forward at pace and is looking for the right person to join us on our journey back to Outstanding.

As a teacher you will have responsibility for teaching and learning in Humanities, ensuring that all young people make at least good progress through exciting, engaging and challenging teaching.

Other responsibilities include maintaining and developing your subject that meets the national curriculum in a way that meets pupils needs, the Ofsted framework, and provides enrichment and sound pedagogical practice; Tracking and analysing data / results, in a way that will inform planning at a pupil, subject, and whole school level.

The role will also encompass ensuring that pupils have the opportunity to access a range of examinations or externally accredited courses in the subjects that you are appointed to teach.

This role is subject to receipt of two exemplary employment references, one of which must be from your current employer, health clearance and an enhanced DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Candidates are invited to apply for this role by completing our Employment Application Form which can be found on our website, www.farneyclose.co.uk or by contacting Vanessa Cowle, HR Officer at vcowle@farneyclose.co.uk.

This is a Full-time role, Monday to Friday, during term time with the requirement to undertake some work during school holidays. Salary: depending on skills and experience, demonstrable experience and qualifications.

Closing date is Friday 7th January 2022.

Farney Close is committed to equality and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. We reserve the right to interview outstanding candidates as they apply so an early application is advised.

Job Description [Download]
Application Form [Download]
Application Form Guidance [Download]

Closing Date: 31/01/2022

Youth Worker

Farney Close is a mixed independent residential special school for children aged 9 -18 who are in receipt of an EHCP because they experience a range of social, emotional and mental health difficulties or other associated difficulties.

We are expanding our school and looking for youth workers who will:

  • have a desire to make a difference and a passion to support children and young people to achieve their dreams.
  • like to have fun and enjoy the company of children and young people.
  • be enthusiastic, committed and motivated to work as part of a dedicated team.

Responsibilities in this role include:

  • Working and supporting children and young people to create positive outcomes and promote independence.
  • Direct practical interactions with children and young people including activities, cooking, personal care and engaging with the wider community.
  • Planning and coordination of activities.
  • Working to a high standard in line with OFSTED inspection framework requirements.
  • Engage in planning, implementation and delivery of care plans.
  • Working in partnership with other agencies.
  • Report writing and attending reviews as required.

Starting Salary: from £20,187.00 to £29,793.96p.a. dependent on experience and qualifications.

Sleeping in Allowance: £37.07 per sleep in.

Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time.

Working Hours: 40 hours per week (Monday to Friday, term time only to include 3 evenings until 11pm (excluding Friday) and 4 mornings.

Experience is not essential.  The school is committed to the development of our staff team and offer continual professional development including the opportunity to undertake Level 3 Diploma Working with Children and Young People.

Job Description [Download]
Application Form [Download]
Application Form Guidance [Download]

Closing Date: 28/01/2022

Teaching Assistant

32.5 hrs per week, Mon-Fri, Between 9am and 4pm

Salary: £16,148-16,810 pa, dependant on experience and skills

Farney Close is a mixed independent residential special school for children aged 9 -18 who are in receipt of an Education Health and Care Plan due to their social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH), social and communication difficulties, an Autistic Spectrum condition (ASC), Moderate Learning needs, Dyslexia, Speech and Language difficulties or difficulties with Sensory Regulation.

Situated on the A272 and the A23 intersection at Bolney, West Sussex, the school has an established and very successful reputation.

Brief Description of Job (Purpose):

To work as a Teaching Assistant, supporting young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health or/and associated needs.

Purpose of the job:

  • To work in partnership with and support the teaching staff, principally in connection with the care and education of pupils attending nursery or reception classes, but also other classes as deemed appropriate.
  • To be a positive team member, contributing to the well-being and life of the whole school community.
  • To occasionally supervise or cover whole classes or cover the whole class for the first day of a teacher’s absence, when and if necessary, following agreed plans (with appropriate supervision from a teacher, not necessarily based in the class).
  • To promote the inclusion of all pupils.

Job Descriptions and Application forms can be viewed by clicking on the Download links to the left of this text.

This role is subject to receipt of good employment references, health clearance and an enhanced DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Candidates are invited to apply for this role by completing our Employment Application Form which can be found on our website, www.farneyclose.co.uk or by contacting Vanessa Cowle, HR Officer at vcowle@farneyclose.co.uk.

Closing date is 28th January 2022.

Farney Close is committed to equality and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

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