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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours a week

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

SEN allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a highly effective SEND teacher to join our friendly, ambitious and forward-thinking inclusion team. The ideal SEND teacher will be driven to succeed and teach children with Autism and complex needs.

You will have the enthusiasm and purpose to want to make a difference. We’re looking for a dedicated, passionate and experienced individual who is knowledgeable about Autism, with a track record of supporting children with additional needs. This role will, with the support of our Inclusion team, create a therapeutically appropriate environment to enable all children to progress inline with personalised next steps.

What the school offers its staff

We offer an excellent caring environment in a bright, well-resourced school where you will have the opportunity to either start or advance your career within a supportive community school. We have enthusiastic and polite children, whose excellent behaviour is often commented on.

We can offer:

  • An induction package to support successful integration
  • A forward thinking school, which is committed to improvement through evidence based research
  • Friendly and supportive staff
  • A workload and wellbeing team
  • More opportunities to grow your career with our focused CPD programmes
  • Norfolk Rewards – staff discount programme
  • Leadership development – working with colleagues to improving outcomes across the learning community supported by NPQ or equivalent courses
  • Part of the Viscount Nelson Education Network (VNET) incorporating a tailored package of bespoke in-school support as well as a wide range of CPD opportunities across Norfolk and beyond.
  • An Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA)
  • HLTA and TA support throughout school
  • Supervision
  • A focus on supporting good mental health, working closely with the MHST

  • SSS Safeguarding suite training package ensuring that training for safeguarding is highly effective

Further details about the role

Cultural Fit

Our school is developing all the time. We have implemented a curriculum whose drivers are possibilities, community and independence. We are a school at the heart of our community, and we feel it is important for our children to have a developed sense of their locality and be proud to be part of it.

Our curriculum and our pedagogic principles underpin the school culture.

  • We believe we can all improve, children learn from staff as well as from each other.
  • We believe in the potential of all children to learn
  • We engage in deep thought about challenge and quality
  • We provide opportunities to practise skills that have been learnt so that over time automaticity is achieved.
  • We sequence all learning in to small steps with children’s starting points taken in to account
  • We have an openness to feedback
  • We develop worked models that communicate quality and success
  • We take ratio in to account where over time learners take on more of the learning load
  • We believe that children should be given feedback at all points of the learning journey

We focus single-mindedly upon providing the best teaching we possibly can for our children. If you want to become an even better teacher than you are now and want to work hard on your practice, thenthiswill be the school for you.

Working in a school where you are not aligned with the culture can be a miserable experience. So…we both need to have alignment if you come to work here!

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Fairstead Community Primary and Nursery School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
418 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Fairstead Community Primary and Nursery School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@fairstead.norfolk.sch.uk.

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