Colnbrook School, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD19 7UY

14 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    10 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    26 April 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



£26,948 to £42,780


Are you ready to join our team?

You can be safe and secure that you will be part of a passionate, kind, vibrant and outstanding Special School.

Colnbrook is a school for children aged 4 - 11, who have a wide range of learning needs and are looking for an enthusiastic class teacher to be part of our dedicated team.

Colnbrook is a friendly school for children with a range of special needs, working closely with the local and wider communities to bring a varied and dynamic approach to teaching and learning using a holistic, bespoke curriculum. Our motto "Ready, Safe & Kind" is incorporated in all we do. There are a variety of differing opportunities to expand and develop your teaching career. You will become part of an energetic, supportive team who are an integral part of the best provision for our wonderful children and families.

Are you:

Passionate about working with children with special educational needs?
A good or outstanding professional with the aptitude and desire to work with children who have complex learning needs?
A creative thinker, looking to be part of a high effective multi-disciplinary team?
A team player who will be able to provide a positive contribution to further develop an exciting curriculum?
Flexible and adaptable to the needs of the children?
If you are, then we can offer:

An excellent supportive staff team committed to achieving exceptionally high standards
Commitment to the wellbeing of everyone in the school community
An interesting, diverse and exciting career
Children who will bring a smile to your face everyday
A strong CPD programme
Small class sizes to allow you to give more time and individual attention to children
Opportunities for future professional development
Strong ethos and a commitment to collaborative working
A sense of achievement every day.
On top of that, you can also access:

Free wellbeing benefits – including physiotherapy, counselling, nurse support service and much more
Pension scheme
Free on-site parking

We welcome applications from Early Career Teachers. Part-time or job-share will be considered.

Colnbrook is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and we will:

Request 2 references prior to interview (unless applicants specify otherwise). These must include your last 2 posts and/or last 2 positions working with children.
Carry out a new DBS check prior to the start date.
Require the successful applicant to register with the DBS Update Service each year. Registration lasts for 1 year and costs £13.00 per year.
Require you to complete a Disqualification Declaration form at your interview.
Require you to disclose any previous criminal convictions or cautions with your application in a sealed envelope marked 'disclosure'. This will not be opened unless your application is shortlisted.

Additional allowances

+ SEN Allowance

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About Colnbrook School

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
102 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
0208 428 1281

A special school in Hertfordshire which caters for pupils with Learning Difficulties, Autism Spectrum Disorders and Speech and Language Difficulties

Arranging a visit to Colnbrook School

Interested? Why not come and have a look around the school and see if we are right for you too! Please call our school office on 020 8428 1281 to make an appointment or if you would like an informal chat please call the school office and request to speak to Caroline Aplin – Head Teacher or Ashley Clark - Deputy Head.

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