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IT Teacher (part-time)

We are looking to recruit a part-time IT and Maths Teacher, 4 hours teaching per day on a Monday and Friday (plus 4 hours planning - total 8 hours Monday and 8 hours Friday). These hours could increase to 12 hours from September 2019.

The duties and responsibilities of a Teacher shall include the following:

Job Purpose

• To teach and educate students according to guidelines provided by the Glebe House Curriculum policy under the overall guidance of the Head of School;

• To teach and educate students according to the educational needs, abilities and attainment potential of individual students entrusted to his/her care by the Head of School.

Nature and Scope

The Friends Therapeutic Community Trust (FTCT) staff team take responsibility for the provision and support of specialist treatment and intervention for young men in the area of sexual dysfunction, specifically addressing issues of sexual abuse.

The key objective is, within the framework of a residential, therapeutic community, to reduce the risk of offending and to promote resilience in order to diminish such risks in the long term.

Main Responsibilities

• Planning, preparing and delivering lessons to all students in the class;

• Teaching according to the educational needs, abilities and achievement of the individual students and groups of students;

• Adopting and working towards the implementation of the Glebe House school development;

• Assigning work, correcting and marking work carried out by students;

• Assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress, attainment and behaviour of the students;

• Providing or contributing to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual students or groups of students;

• Participating in arrangements within the Glebe house Assessment policy for the appraisal of students’ performance;

• Promoting the general progress and well-being of individual students, groups of students or class entrusted to him/her;

• Providing guidance and advice to students on educational and social matters and on their further education and future careers; providing information on sources of more expert advice;

• Communicating, consulting and co-operating with other members of the school staff, including those having posts of special responsibility such as the clinical and care team to ensure the best interest of students;

• Reviewing and evaluating one’s own teaching and learning strategies, methodologies and programme.

• Advising and co-operating with the Head of School and other teachers in the preparation and development of courses of study, teaching materials, teaching programmes, methods of teaching and assessment;

• Ensuring high standards of professional practice and quality of teaching and learning of the subject/s. Through effective dialogue, participating in reciprocal peer review and observation of class teaching practice by the Head of School;

• Participating in In-Service education and training courses as well as in continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities, and taking part in action research exercises;

• Maintaining good order and discipline amongst students under one’s care and safeguarding their health and safety at all times;

• Participating in staff, group or other meetings related to the school curriculum or pastoral care arrangements, for the better organization and administration of Glebe House school;

• Ensuring the safe custody and optimum use of equipment normally used by oneself during lessons and sees to its regular servicing and maintenance;

• Registering and monitoring the attendance of students under one’s care;

• Sharing in any possible and reasonable way in the effective management, organisation, order and discipline of the school;

• Nurtures a culture where teachers view themselves essentially as facilitators of learning and reflective practitioners;

• Ensuring that schemes and forecast of work carried out in class are handed to the

LSA in good time so that the necessary adaptations and resources are made for use with students with individual educational needs in class;

• Regularly discussing, monitoring the work being carried out by the LSA in class;

• Liaising and collaborating with specialist teachers/resource persons and other professionals working with students who have an EHCP;

• Making use of audio-visual technological devices/aides (such as radio aids; projectors) and other adaptations during the delivery of the lessons;

• Teach students of different levels of achievement.

Person Specification


Essential Desirable Evidence

Qualifications / Education / Other

G.C.S.E Maths, English Minimum

Qualifications linked to working with children with SEN

Subject Specific Qualifications

Professional Development Experience

Evidence of developing courses

Experience of working with children having SEN/EBD

OFSTED / observational experience

Knowledge / Skills

Evidence of ability to lead a group

ICT Literate

Skilled in conflict resolution / counselling

Ability to drive and have the use of a vehicle

Understanding and knowledge of approaches to a variety of positive behaviour management.

Understanding of Personalised Learning.

Personal Qualities

Empathy with children who are experiencing difficulties.

Flexible approach to people and situations

A keenness for further professional development

Interests / Motivation relevant to the post

Willingness to work in close partnership with staff and other professionals.

Interests other than education

Ability to contribute to extra-curricular



Commitment to the school’s Equality Policy and a willingness to promote the ethos of the school


This is a full time role, 40 hours per week.

Salary dependent upon skills and experience.

Glebe House is part of Friends Therapeutic Community Trust and is a not-for-profit Charity.

It is an outstanding residential community, set in a quiet location, near Cambridge, for up to 16 vulnerable teenage males. Each Resident follows a two-year programme of integrated care, therapy and education.

Our Therapeutic Community is held up as a beacon of good practice nationally. You will work closely with our Clinical Director to ensure that a high quality service continues to be delivered.

You will have a passion for working with young people and will have knowledge of delivering services for those who have experienced trauma.


  • A minimum of 2 years post qualification e.g. RMN/RMNH;BA SW/CQSW or relevant therapeutic qualification/academic qualification to degree level or beyond.
  • A clean and current driving licence is essential.
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to liaise and negotiate sensitively, tactfully and diplomatically at all levels.
  • An ability to be creative and adaptable to meet the needs of our Residents.
  • Able to work flexible hours, including one evening each week and an element of shift work including weekends
  • Must work well in a team and have a flexible attitude.


  • Group work experience in a forensic specific group.
  • Experience of working therapeutically with offenders in a treatment setting.
  • Residential Experience.
  • Experience of working with adolescents.

If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact our Clinical Director, Karen Parish on the number below or email karen.parish@glebehouse.org.uk.

Alternatively, please contact Teresa Wilkinson for an application form on (01799) 584359 or email hr@glebehouse.org.uk.

The application form can also be downloaded from our website www.glebehouse.org.uk.

As part of our safer recruitment practices all posts will be subject to checks including an enhanced DBS.

Milieu Project Worker

We are looking for a full time (40 hours per week) Milieu Project Worker to join our team. Salary £23,118 (for NVQ Level 3 qualified).

Job Purpose

The post holder will be responsible for working alongside residents in the residential setting, ensuring that their living and learning experience within Glebe House reflects, to a high degree, the aims and objectives of the community.

This is a full time post which requires working some evening and weekend shifts as well as sleep-in and on-call duties which may also be required.

Due to the nature of this role, some lone working with residents is required therefore an enhanced DBS is required.

Nature and Scope

To work within the Friends Therapeutic Community Trust (FTCT) staff team taking responsibility for the provision and support of specialist treatment and intervention for young men in the area of sexual dysfunction, specifically addressing issues of sexual abuse. The key objective is, within the framework of a residential, therapeutic community, to reduce the risk of offending and to promote resilience in order to diminish such risks in the long term.

1. To support and engage with the young men who live and work at Glebe House.

2. To act as a Key Worker for designated residents, ensuring their primary care needs are met and that their skill-base is developed.

3. To support the daily activities programme and to introduce age- appropriate and stimulating projects through negotiation with the staff responsible for overseeing this element of our work.

4. To support the Milieu programme by working to enable residents to experience a sense of belonging, security, safety and empowerment.

5. To enter, with enthusiasm, into the life and culture of the Community, including participation in those events and celebrations that reflect the dynamism and positivity of Glebe House.

6. To take an active part in Community meetings, staff meetings and all other group based forums that form the core of the living and learning experience at Glebe House.

If you are interested in this post, please contact the HR department.