Higher Needs Teacher 

From primary or secondary background to work
with a class of KS3/4 pupils with higher needs. 

Believe in Children

High Close School is a flourishing residential and day special school catering for young people with a complex range of needs. Ofsted has judged education to be ‘Good’ (March 2018). 

We are seeking a talented and inspirational teacher with high expectations of learning and behaviour and a belief in the capacity of every child to achieve, from a primary or secondary background to work with a class of KS3/4 pupils with higher needs. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a teacher who is: 

  • An excellent classroom practitioner 
  • Creative in the ways you develop and present learning opportunities 
  • Calm and patient even in difficult situations. 
  • Able to build positive relationships at all levels 
  • Wanting to make a difference to the lives of young people 

Applications are welcome from teachers with either mainstream or special school experience. This is an exciting post with scope for personal and professional development in the future. When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification, Job Description and Additional Information document (if applicable). This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described. 

Applicants are encouraged to visit the school. For further information, please contact Wendy Gosling on 0118 978 5767. Apply via: https://tinyurl.com/r3k29b6

A job profile and person profile can be downloaded below.

High Close School

Barnardo’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and in line with ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including reference checks being taken up prior to interview. For the successful candidate an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required. When applying you must provide a full history of employment since leaving secondary education, including periods of any post-secondary education/training and part-time and voluntary work as well as full time employment. Please also provide reasons for leaving each employment and explanations for any periods not in employment or education/training. 

Please download a job profile and person profile below:

Higher Needs Teacher Person Profile

Higher needs teacher Job Profile

High Close School

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High Close School
Wiltshire Road
RG40 1TT

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