Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    20 April 2021 at 5:00 pm

  • Date listed

    8 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, SEN specialist, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (12 months )
M1-UPS1 £25,714 - £38,690 plus Special Needs Allowance 1 - £2,120

Job summary

The Governing Board is seeking to appoint two outstanding class teachers. There are two positions available, both for one year in the first instance and with the potential for permanent contract for the right candidate for one of these posts.

This is an opportunity for an experienced teacher to further develop their classroom skills, but we also welcome applications from Newly Qualified Teachers with an interest in developing their skills and experience with children with autism and social communication difficulties. A comprehensive programme of induction and professional development will be provided to the successful candidates.

Employee benefits

Special Education Needs Allowance 1 will be paid - £2,120

Applying for the job

Please apply via the link below to the Cheshire West and Chester Council, Jobs Go Public Vacancy website.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Special school
Education phase
School size
46 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
0151 338 2200

About Hinderton School

Hinderton Special School is situated on the outskirts of Ellesmere Port. It serves primarily the West of Cheshire, with most pupils coming from Ellesmere Port, Neston and Chester. It is an Autism Specific Primary school catering for children aged 4-11 and has 45 LA commissioned places.

The school enjoys a high profile in the local authority, receiving many visits, both local and international. We are a Teaching School and provide training and support to a wide range of local schools and settings. An experienced and successful team has established excellence in teaching children with language and communication needs and Autistic Spectrum Conditions, (ASC).

The school values a multi-disciplinary approach to providing the best quality education for every child.

The Senior Leadership Team consists of the Headteacher, two Joint Deputy Headteachers and an Acting Assistant Headteacher. A School Management Team also includes the Business Manager, together with the Head and Deputies.

There are currently six full time teaching posts. There are at least two teaching assistants in each class and, and a HLTA working across the school as well as Family Liaison Worker. As a small school we value the contributions to the team from the Administrative Assistants, Site Maintenance Officer, Cleaners, Cook and Mid-day Assistants. The governors also play a very active role in the school.

The local health authority provides regular on-site speech and language therapy which is managed by a Senior Specialist Speech and Language therapist.

Arranging a visit to Hinderton School

Candidates can phone school to request a booking for one of the virtual visit days being offered.

These are on:-

Wednesday 24th March 2021
Thursday 25th March 2021

These are to be accessed via Google Meet.

School location

Capenhurst Lane, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 7AQ

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