11 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    27 April 2021 at 11:00 am

  • Date listed

    26 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPRS through UPR

Job summary

The Governors of Ravenshall School are looking for a candidate with a passion for Special Educational Needs and a creative, inspirational approach to developing and delivering an engaging and personalised curriculum. They will also need to be able to keep up physically with the demands of working within a special school where pupils have wide ranging complex needs.

Applications will be particularly welcome from teachers who have a mainstream background as well as Special Education, as we offer high quality in-house support and CPD for successful candidates joining our forward facing school.

This is an exciting opportunity for a colleague to extend and develop their CPD in new and innovative ways.

We are committed to teachers’ professional development which is recognised within our ‘Investors in People’ Gold Status.

We look forward to hearing from you if you are:
An excellent practitioner, able to set and achieve high standards and expectations of learning and teaching
Have a good understanding of engagement strategies to support positive behaviour for learning approaches
Highly motivated and a team player with drive and vision
An excellent communicator with good interpersonal skills
An exemplary classroom manager, able to supportively lead a great team of Teaching Assistants

In return we can offer:
A school which values and invests in all our staff by providing a range of bespoke CPD opportunities to enable you to meet all our pupil needs
A well-resourced and enjoyable working environment which cares for and values every staff member
A supportive and collaborative leadership team who welcome new ideas and innovation
A school committed to raising standards which has children and young people at the heart of our maxim “All Different, All Equal, All Important”

Employee benefits

SEN Allowance 1 or 2 depending upon experience

Applying for the job

Complete the Kirklees Electronic Application Form and return it, with supporting documents, to recruitment@ravenshall.org

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
197 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01924 456811

About Ravenshall School

This Outstanding special school caters for pupils aged 4 – 19 who have learning difficulties and a wide range of medical and complex needs. Many of our pupils also have communication difficulties.

We aim to provide a broad, balanced and fully engaging curriculum which will enable each child to develop emotionally, socially, physically and intellectually to achieve their full potential through a wide range of learning opportunities. Our pupils are enthusiastic and love coming to school. They expect a lot from their teachers!

Arranging a visit to Ravenshall School

School visits are welcomed in line with the latest covid-19 guidelines. Please contact the school on 01924 456811 to arrange. Tours are available on Wednesday 24 April, Thursday 15 April and Tuesday 20 April. Visits will be between 4pm and 5pm.

School location

Ravensthorpe Road, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF12 9EE

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