5 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    4 October 2021 at 10:00am

  • Date listed

    14 September 2021

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Term time
8:30am-4pm, Monday-Friday, 195 days a year as per school’s term dates
Contract type
In line with teachers’ Terms and Conditions

Job summary

Teachers make the education of their pupils their first concern, and are accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct.

You will be a professional (emerging, developing or secure in your teaching experience), with
honesty and integrity at the centre of everything you do. With a desire to develop your subject
knowledge of your own and other Key Stages, you will be child-centred with high aspirations for the students you teach and high expectations of yourself and others you work with.

The role will include line management responsibility and applicants should have either previous experience of line management or the willingness to embrace this responsibility with support.

Hard working, with a can-do attitude and a learning mind-set – you will be an ideal candidate for this most rewarding role!

A good understanding of behaviour as communication, attachment theory, SEMH needs in the classroom, and theory underlying nurture provision are ideal for any professional working in our school.

All support, guidance and great future career prospects will be available to the successful candidate.

For the post advertised, you must:
• Meet the person specification
• Be able to meet key accountabilities set out in Job Description
• Be able to use ICT effectively
• Have excellent organisational skills
• Have good communication skills

We are happy to consider ECTs and would welcome applications from those wishing to move from mainstream settings into SEN.

Additional allowances

SEN allowance of £2,270 per annum

Applying for the job

To apply, follow the link to our website to fill out the necessary forms.

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
Education phase
School size
271 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19

About Abbot's Lea School

Abbot’s Lea School is a large and highly successful special school educating nearly 300 students aged 3-19, who, due to their Autism and associated learning differences, require significant specialist support to succeed academically and achieve their full potential.

The school’s mission statement is to be the International Centre of Excellence for Autism.

We ensure outstanding outcomes for all of our students through our unique Philosophy of Education – The ASD Model © which underpins our promotion of:

A – academic progress
S – specialist support
D – development of life skills

We are already an outstanding school (Ofsted, 2016) and now we wish to be the best!

Arranging a visit to Abbot's Lea School

If you would like to visit prior to application or would like to arrange a call with the Headteacher please contact Mrs Kim Adair, Executive Assistant at kim.adair@abbotsleaschool.co.uk.

School location

Beaconsfield Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, L25 6EE

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