Staff Vacancies

Teaching Assistant Level 2b

Grade:  5

Salary:  £20043 to £22129 (FTE, actual salary will be pro-rata)

Hours:  32.5 per week, term time only, 8.45 am – 3.45 pm

Closing Date:  07/10/22

Can you enrich the lives of young people as a Teaching Assistant Level 2b? Here at Bleasdale School we pride ourselves in offering a fantastic catalogue of Continuous Professional Development (Training) sessions preparing you for school life at Bleasdale. We will equip you with the knowledge you need to settle in and love your role.
This post is for 32.5 hours a week, 38 weeks of the year with working hours of 8:45am – 3:45pm. If successful the salary received will be paid on a pro rata basis.
If you feel you are the right person for this role, please contact us at the school. This is a fantastic opportunity to start/continue your career in special education, working as part of a team helping young people with diverse and varying needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measures and you will be working in a setting where we maintain a strong Safeguarding culture. Our young people are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible.

ABOUT US: Bleasdale School is an Outstanding school (Ofsted July 2017). The school caters for pupils aged 2-19 with Profound and Multiple learning Difficulties, some with associated complex needs and some with ASD. As a teaching assistant you will work under the direction of the Class Teacher and Head Teacher alongside our strong, yet supportive Leadership team. You will be instrumental in ensuring school values and ethos continue throughout the school day, maintaining and adding to our already Outstanding Ofsted. The school is in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just 10 mins from Jct 35 M6. The school has a wealth of resources, including a swimming pool, rebound room and a bespoke sensory suite.

Why Work at BLEASDALE SCHOOL? We will offer you:

  • Fantastic pupils
  • A vibrant school with enthusiastic staff
  • The opportunity to train and develop within the area of PMLD
    We would like:
  • A committed and passionate person
  • Dedication
  • Someone who will strive for the best for our pupils at all times

    Visits are highly recommended. These can be booked via the School Office (01524 701217).

    At Bleasdale School we take Safeguarding of children very seriously and all our staff will have an Enhanced DBS check.

    Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached. For a paper copy please call 01524 701217. Email: Joel Beal – School Business Manager bursar@bleasdaleschool.lancs.sch.uk

    Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

Essential Qualifications

  • NVQ Level 2 in relevant field

Desirable Qualifications

  • First Aid
  • Food Hygiene

Essential Experience

  • Working with children with SEN

Desirable Experience

  • Working with children with PMLD

For an informal discussion please contact: Joel Beal , School Business Manager , Bleasdale School , 01524 701217Equal Opportunities statement. An Equal Opportunities Employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. Rehabilitation The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a ‘disclosure’. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS’s Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at www.gov.uk/dbs or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy and a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

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Mid Day Welfare Assistant

Grade:  001 (FLW)
Salary:  £9.90 per hour
Hours:  10 hours per week
Closing Date:  07/10/22

Can you enrich the lives of young people as a Midday Welfare Assistant? Here at Bleasdale School we pride ourselves in offering a fantastic catalogue of Continuous Professional Development (Training) sessions preparing you for school life at Bleasdale. We will equip you with the knowledge you need to settle in and love your role.
This post is for 10 hours a week 11:30am – 1:30pm, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only. If you feel you are the right person for this role, please contact us at the school. This is a fantastic opportunity to start/continue your career in special education, working as part of a team helping young people with diverse and varying needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measures and you will be working in a setting where we maintain a strong Safeguarding culture. Our young people are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible.

ABOUT US: Bleasdale School is an Outstanding school (Ofsted July 2017). The school caters for pupils aged 2-19 with Profound and Multiple learning Difficulties, some with associated complex needs and some with ASD. As a teaching assistant you will work under the direction of the Class Teacher and Head Teacher alongside our strong, yet supportive Leadership team. You will be instrumental in ensuring school values and ethos continue throughout the school day, maintaining and adding to our already Outstanding Ofsted. The school is in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just 10 mins from Jct 35 M6. The school has a wealth of resources, including a swimming pool, rebound room and a bespoke sensory suite.

Why Work at BLEASDALE SCHOOL? We will offer you:

  • Fantastic pupils
  • A vibrant school with enthusiastic staff
  • The opportunity to train and develop within the area of PMLD
    We would like:
  • A committed and passionate person
  • Dedication
  • Someone who will strive for the best for our pupils at all times

    Visits are highly recommended. These can be booked via the School Office (01524 701217). At Bleasdale School we take Safeguarding of children very seriously and all our staff will have an Enhanced DBS check.

    Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached. For a paper copy please call 01524 701217. Email: Joel Beal – School Business Manager bursar@bleasdaleschool.lancs.sch.uk

    Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

Essential Experience
  • Working with children SEN
Desirable Experience
  • Working with children with PMLD
For an informal discussion please contact:
Joel Beal , School Business Manager , Bleasdale School , 01524 701217
Equal Opportunities statement
An Equal Opportunities Employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community
Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a ‘disclosure’. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS’s Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at www.gov.uk/dbs or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy and a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

Lead Practitioner Teacher L3-6 FT

Salary:  £46548 to £ 50122

Term:  Permanent

Required from:  ASAP

Hours:  Full Time

Closing Date:  16/10/22

Information

The Governors and Headteacher of Bleasdale School, are looking to recruit an experienced, inspirational teacher to be a part of our school’s management team. Due to expansion of our school, we have the opportunity for an enthusiastic teacher who is passionate about children to bring something new to our already outstanding team.

We are looking for an experienced SEN teacher who is passionate and confident in sharing their knowledge with other professionals. The role would include a class teaching commitment and a responsibility for the semi-formal curriculum, whereby the candidate would use their knowledge of SEN, to enhance the curriculum at Bleasdale. This is a fantastic opportunity to continue your career into leadership, working as part of a team helping young people with diverse and varying needs. 

You will be working in a setting where we maintain a strong Safeguarding culture. Our young people are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible. 

ABOUT US: 

Bleasdale School is an Outstanding school (Ofsted July 2017, Residential Ofsted 2022). The school caters for pupils aged 2-19 with Profound and Multiple learning Difficulties, some with associated complex needs and some with ASD. We have a residential element in addition to our school.  

The school is in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just 10 mins from Jct 35 M6. 

The school has a wealth of resources, including a swimming pool, Rebound room and a bespoke sensory suite. 

Why Work at BLEASDALE SCHOOL? 

We will offer you: 

  • A vibrant school with enthusiastic staff 
  • Fantastic pupils 
  • The opportunity to train and develop within the area of PMLD 
  • CPD programmes and opportunities

    We would like: 

  • A committed and passionate person 
  • Proven success teaching pupils with SEND 
  • A willingness to research and be well informed about current curriculum initiatives within the sector  
  • Someone who will strive for the best for our pupils at all times

    If you feel you are this person, please contact us at the school. 

    Visits to the school are highly recommended. These can be booked via the School Office (01524701217). 

    At Bleasdale School we take Safeguarding of children very seriously and all our staff will have an Enhanced DBS check. 

    Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. 

    Rehabilitation The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a ‘disclosure’. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS’s Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at www.gov.uk/dbs or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

    Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.  To apply please go to the Teaching Vacancies page of Lancashire County Council’s website. 

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  • Essential Qualifications:  Qualified Teacher Status.
  • Essential Experience:  Proven success in teaching MLD and PMLD pupils.

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Main Scale Teacher + SEN Allowance

Grade: Main Scale + SEN Allowance

Term:  Permanent

Hours:  Part-time

Closing Date:  14/10/22

Information

The Governors and Headteacher of Bleasdale School, are looking to recruit a part time teacher to be a part of our school’s teaching team. Due to expansion of our school, we have the opportunity for an enthusiastic teacher who is passionate about children to bring something new to our already outstanding team. 

We are looking for applicants who are creative and flexible to accommodate the needs of the school. The position could be across any of the age phases in school from primary to post 16. This can be discussed at interview.  We pride ourselves in the CPD opportunities we provide for staff. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measures, and you will be working in a setting where we maintain a strong Safeguarding culture. Our young people are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible. 

ABOUT US:
Bleasdale School is an Outstanding school (Ofsted July 2017, Residential Ofsted 2022). The school caters for pupils aged 2-19 with Profound and Multiple learning Difficulties, some with associated complex needs and some with ASD. We have a residential element in addition to our school. The school is in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just 10 mins from Jct 35 M6. We have a wealth of resources, including a swimming pool, Rebound room and a bespoke sensory suite.

Why Work at BLEASDALE SCHOOL? 
We will offer you: 

  • A vibrant school with enthusiastic staff 
  • Fantastic pupils 
  • The opportunity to train and develop within the area of PMLD 
  • CPD programmes and opportunities

    We would like: 

  • A committed and passionate person 
  • Experience of working with SEN pupils
  • A dedicated and committed teacher who strives for the best outcomes for the pupils they teach

    If you feel you are this person, please contact us at the school. 
    Visits to the school are highly recommended. These can be booked via the School Office (01524701217).

    At Bleasdale School we take Safeguarding of children very seriously. The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a ‘disclosure’. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS’s Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at www.gov.uk/dbs or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

    Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

    Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

    Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form on the Teaching Vacancies page of Lancashire County Council’s website.

  • Essential Qualifications:  QTS
  • Essential Experience:  Experience of teaching pupils with SEN
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Residential Child Care Assistant

Can you enrich the lives of young people? The Governors and Headteacher of Bleasdale School are looking for TWO Residential Child Care Assistants who are passionate about providing great care and support for our pupils aged 2-19. Full time and part time positions are available. If you are looking to start or continue your career in Care then please get in touch on 01524 701217 or via email to bursar@bleasdaleschool.lancs.sch.uk

Cleaner

Can you enrich the lives of young people? The Governors and Headteacher of Bleasdale School are looking for a Cleaner who is passionate about maintaining high standards and excellent levels of cleanliness. If you are interested in this position, please get in touch on 01524 701217 or via email to bursar@bleasdaleschool.lancs.sch.uk.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

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Contact Us

Acting Headteacher: Mrs Kirsty Ashton

Bleasdale School, 27 Emesgate Lane
Silverdale, Carnforth, Lancashire
LA5 0RG

For general enquiries, please contact the School Office on the telephone number below.  Your query will be dealt with by Elisa Tidman.

 

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