Cardiff Steiner School are looking for an ALNCo & Learning Support Teacher to join the pioneering team in our diverse and confident, young School. You’ll play a leading role in maintaining an inclusive, whole-school culture, leading and managing all aspects of ALN. This is a management role with some Learning Support Teaching duties. You’ll work in partnership with teachers to identify and meet the needs of children with ALN in any aspect of their learning.
Hours: Part time 18 hours per week over 3 to 5 days. Our main School day runs from 09.00-3.30, Mon to Fri. We currently have a 36 week teaching year. Timetable to be discussed.
Salary: The full time salary for the post is £25,755. The role is currently 48% FTE (18 hours per week). Actual Salary £12,362. As the School grows there will be the opportunity to extend the role.
You’ll have either an approved Steiner Waldorf Teaching Qualification, or QTS/PGCE, or equivalent teaching experience in another Steiner school. You’ll have at least two year’s proven, successful, teach-ing experience in a School (or equivalent appropriate experience) and a successful track record of supporting children with ALN, implementing effective intervention and differentiation strategies, and tracking and recording support and progress. A period of transition, to include some training in specific aspects, will be available/offered as appropriate.
Set in Wales’ capital city, the School offers a full Kindergarten to Class 12 Steiner Waldorf educa-tion. You’ll join us on an exciting stage of our journey. Founded in 1997, we opened our first classes in 2012, built upon the firm foundations of 15 years as a successful Kindergarten. From strong roots we’ve quickly grown, and expanded to Upper School in September 2017 offering the offering the Certificate of Steiner Education (NZCSE) 2020-21 will see our very first Class 12 graduating with the Certificate.
The Certificate is the first trans-national, secondary school qualification to be fully based on the Steiner curriculum. It is a valid, alternative secondary school qualification that allows students to progress to further/higher education free from the restrictions of GCSE and A level curricula and examinations. The NZCSE is the most widely offered qualification in UK Steiner Schools that offer a full K-Class 12 Steiner Waldorf education.
We are a pioneering bunch with an irrepressible spirit who enjoy rising to the challenges and celebrating the joys that a young School brings. Our internationally diverse teaching team includes subject teachers in Bothmer, Music, Handwork, Woodwork, Spanish, Games, as well as a team of specialist Upper School Teachers.
Cardiff Steiner School is committed to safeguarding children and young people, we expect all applicants to uphold this. All candidates must have suitability to work with children, and post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check.
Cardiff, Wales’ capital city, is situated on the beautiful coastline of South Wales, and within easy reach of most places in the UK (we’re just two hours from London by rail or road). Residents enjoy all the benefits of a cosmopolitan capital city (prominent universities, a large teaching hospital, a world-class opera company and thriving arts community) combined with a small-town friendliness, and a cost of living significantly lower than other parts of the UK -and we’re surrounded by some of the most stunning countryside, coastline and beaches in the UK. Read more about Cardiff in our Welcome to Cardiff Guide.
We offer a tiered Staff Fees Discount Scheme with up to 85% off school fees (pro rata) for children of staff members, depending on family income. We have staff with property expertise who can help you find and secure suitable accommodation to rent or buy.
How to apply
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