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School Name Mill Green School
School Address Lansbury Ave, Saint Helens WA9 1BU Tel: 01744 678760
Job Title Teacher
Job reference MGSTFTSEN
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade MPR + SEN allowance
Pay From: £32,539 pa To: £43,872 pa
Hours Full Time
Closing date 14 June 2024
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Job Description
Required September

Mill Green School is an ‘Outstanding’ maintained community special school, providing an inclusive education to currently 135 young people aged 14-19. Due to continued school growth, the Governing Body are seeking to appoint, motivated and resilient Teacher to join our hard working, dynamic and enthusiastic team, who shares in our determination to transform the life chances young people who attend Mill Green.

The successful candidate will be motivated by the belief that every young person can achieve their potential. Whilst previous experience of working in a SEN environment is desirable, excellent teaching skills and the right motivation, personal qualities and levels of resilience are just as important. Experience of teaching learners with complex needs or experiential learning would also be of interest. Our young people have complex needs which can present complex emotional and behavioural needs which mean they need more support than most.

As a teacher at Mill Green School, you will seek to enhance the learning opportunities for our young people, supporting them in their preparation for adulthood and next steps into continued education, employment or life! You will be delivering inclusive, responsive and innovative teaching and learning in a nurturing, supportive environment. You will constantly strive to produce outstanding teaching and learning to ensure that all learners succeed and will not be afraid to initiate new ideas and take risks in a safe and stimulating environment, ensuring that our learners are able to achieve, be valued and feel secure.

Interested candidates should submit a covering letter (no more than two sides A4), outlining how their experience, knowledge and understanding, skills and qualities make them an exceptional candidate for the role.

Why Mill Green School?

We know as a member of the Mill Green team, you are going to do great things. In addition to joining a friendly, supportive and dedicated team, you can expect:

• A comprehensive induction programme, ensuring that you have the support you need to settle into your role
• A programme of continued professional development including access to coaching and mentoring, an e-learning platform and online training courses. All staff access a rolling programme of role-specific CPD and behaviour management support.
• Employee Assistance Programme to support in and outside of school
• An annual, paid ‘well-being day’
• Opportunities for career development
• To be part of a well-supported, valued team.

Safer Recruitment

The school is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Section Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure check and as part of the shortlisting process, applicants will be subject to an online search.

We strongly encourage prospective candidates to visit the school and see what we are about; we know that how we fit you is as important as how you will fit us. Visits can be arranged by contacting Stephanie Shipley, our School Business Manager on 01744 678760, or by email:

School Visits: Friday 7th June at 9.45am and Tuesday 11th June at 2pm
Closing date: Friday 14th June 2024 at 9am
Interviews: Week commencing 17th June 2024 (TBC)
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2023-Class Teacher-JDPS.pdf
Note: CVs should not be submitted as a replacement for the online job application form.