There is no better time to start a career within Teaching than now!
Would you like secure employment where you can progress your career?
If you would like to build a career that gives you genuine sense of achievement and fulfilment knowing that you can have a positive impact on the young people we support, then look no further and apply today!
Tor view School are looking to recruit an outstanding Teacher to join our Teaching team!
We are looking for an ambitious, energetic and committed teacher who will expand the learning experiences of our pupils.
The successful candidate will be teaching and supporting our young people who may have autism, emotional behavioural difficulties, ADHD and associated complex needs.
Our benefits include exclusive access to reward and discount scheme, comprehensive induction, commitment to your ongoing training and career progression, Teacher pension scheme, paid for enhanced DBS, wellbeing support, cycle to work scheme and more!
Aspris Devon Childrens Services is made up of two schools, Quay View School (Bere Alston) and Tor View School (Tavistock) and four children’s homes based in Tavistock, Gunnislake and Okehampton. We specialise in care and education of children and young people aged 7-19 with autism, learning difficulties, challenging behaviour and SEMH. The safeguarding and wellbeing of our young people who may have experienced challenges in their lives is always paramount; along with encouragement to achieve their full potential.
We are looking for an inspirational and dedicated individual to join our team, with proven track records in achieving high standards of delivery in their area of responsibility:
Key areas of responsibility:
• Planning and preparation of outdoor programme delivery and/or indoor based training sessions where necessary.
• Delivery of activities for which you hold the appropriate qualifications, or for which you have been in-house assessed, and assisting alongside staff of a relevant level of qualification or experience.
The successful candidate will need to have the required qualifications ideally to lead:
– Moorland and or mountain walking
– Land/Forest skill activities
The successful candidate will be based at Tor View School Tavistock, will need to have experience in the following areas:
– learning through adventure and the environment
– relating to young people with a variety of needs
– adapting the curriculum to meet a range of student needs
– an understanding or experience of use of interventions
– an understanding or experience of working with students with a range of complex needs, including Autistic Spectrum Condition or Emotional, Social and Attachment related needs
– Promoting and enabling social development through experiences
An outstanding individual, you will have:
– excellent creative teaching practice that adapts to different learner’s needs
– a proven track record of working with children with a wide range of complex learning needs with the ability and drive to deliver outstanding outcomes for our young people
– the skills to work within a strong team
– excellent communication and inter-personal skills and be able to communicate effectively with parents, carers and liaise with other professionals
– a strong resilient personality who can process challenging situations with dysregulated students to ensure that there is a positive resolution.
– a strong professional attitude with vision, creativity and enthusiasm who will contribute to the continued development of our school
– familiarity with the geographical area, in particular Dartmoor, to enable the students and school to make full use of this resource.
– be able to develop facilities on site if appropriate and in line with curriculum plans.
As part of Aspris Children’s Services, we are immensely proud of the career pathway and training we can offer you. We ask that you can demonstrate the values needed for a role, transferable skills and life experience and in return we will give you all the training and support you need to progress.
We strongly believe in developing our own talent and growing our teachers into successful middle and senior leaders.
The successful candidate will be a qualified teacher and ideally have experience of teaching and supporting young people within SEN, along with the following characteristics:
Resilience – We support some of the most vulnerable children in society who have varying degrees of emotional behavioural difficulties, autism, ADHD and associated difficulties so there will be times where your resilience is challenged.
Communication – Communicating with our young people is vital to understand their needs. Good teamwork and communication plays a key part in ensuring important information is relayed to other staff.
Organisation – You will have experience of organising, planning and teaching well-structured lessons tailored to the needs of the pupils as well as monitoring each students learning needs, adapting teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of each pupil.
Caring – Our young people require the best care we can offer. If you are a naturally caring and compassionate person, this is the role for you.
Attentive – No two tasks will be the same so being attentive to understand the needs of the young people we support is vital
Above all, we provide a supportive and collaborative working environment where you can flourish in your career and feel incredibly rewarded by helping those who need it
If you would like an informal chat about this exciting role, please give our helpful recruitment team a call on or email
If you want to progress your career in Education, Aspris Children’s Services will help you get there.
Aspris is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with Disclosure & Barring Service and at least 2 references which cover the last 3 years; for all our services we will request references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our Schools.