16 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    26 April 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    22 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, SEN specialist, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPR/UPR + SEN Allowance (depending on experience)

Job summary

ASC SEN, Permanent, Full Time Teacher

Cumbria Academy for Autism

Branthwaite Road, Workington, Cumbria CA14 4SS

MPR/UPR + SEN Allowance, depending on experience

Start Date: 1st September 2021 (NOR 56, Mixed, 4-19 years)

‘Creating Life Changing Opportunities’

We are currently looking to recruit an ASC SEN Teacher for a full time, permanent teaching role. A teacher who is passionate and experienced of ASC teaching to join our team at Cumbria Academy for Autism, Workington, Cumbria. This through School is a specialist provision for ASC pupils and provides education for boys and girls aged between 4 and 19 years who have a primary need and diagnosis of Autism and who may be suffering social, emotional and behavioural problems in mainstream Education. This is an exciting opportunity to join our provision and play a key role in the development and learning of our students. The ASC Teacher will become part of a team that specialises in delivering a curriculum designed to meet the specific individual needs of the class and give our students the best possible educational outcomes.

At the Cumbria Academy for Autism our students benefit from our pupil focussed, bespoke creative curriculum, we are looking for the next member of our teaching team to enhance their learning experience.

Main Roles and Responsibilities:
• Plan, deliver and assess outstanding teaching and learning using proven methods and approaches that enable ASC young people to learn
• Be a class tutor, ensuring pastoral needs are met and establishing excellent relationships with parents and carers
• Engage and motivate pupils
• Inspire trust and confidence in pupils, colleagues, parents and other professionals
• Build team commitment with colleagues and in the classroom
• Promote the wider aspirations and values of the school
• Engage in whole school activities as required by the Headteacher
• Adhere to all working protocols as agreed and published in the Cumbria Academy for Autism handbook
• Plan and lead children in off-site enrichment activities
• Ensure you uphold all safeguarding procedures, including engaging in annual safeguarding training, including induction training

The main responsibility of this post is to provide high quality teaching and learning for an allocated class within the Cumbria Academy for Autism. Classes will be mixed year groups and based on ability not age.

Specification (Essential)
• Successful class teaching experience.
• Experience of working with children with SEN, SEMH and/or ASC
• A commitment to ongoing professional development.
• An excellent knowledge of the specialist curriculum area and how it may be effectively taught.
• Teaching qualification & QTS
• Flexibility and resilience
In return for your hard work and commitment to the role Cumbria Academy for Autism will offer:
• Competitive salary
• Teacher Pension Scheme
• The opportunity to join a supportive and developing team to meet the needs of the pupils.
• The support to progress and develop your career advancement and opportunities.
• A fun and caring environment to work within

If you have any questions please contact Mr Richard Aindow, Headteacher, by email;

For further information and an application pack, please visit our website; www.cumbriaacademyforautism.org.uk



Employee benefits

• Competitive salary
• Teacher Pension Scheme
• The opportunity to join a supportive and developing team to meet the needs of the pupils.
• The support to progress and develop your career advancement and opportunities.
• A fun and caring environment to work within

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Free School
Education phase
School size
32 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About Cumbria Academy for Autism

Cumbria Academy for Autism is a Free School, which is an independent provider to meet the needs of individuals with ASC within the Cumbria Area. We are looking for people who have the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people we will support. We will offer staff a comprehensive induction programme and ongoing training to ensure everyone is provided with the best possible start to their employment. Cumbria Academy for Autism will welcome and nurture staff through the organisation's training provision and seek staff and leaders who are motivated and focused in their delivery of the best education and care support.
Cumbria Academy for Autism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to act in the best interests of our pupils at all times. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

School location

Branthwaite Road, Workington, CA14 4SS

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