47 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    7 May 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Teachers pay scale

Additional allowances

SEN 1 or 2 depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • Is an outstanding teacher;
  • Shares the Governors’ high expectations of our school and has a strong commitment to continuing to maintain our outstanding provision;
  • Will set and achieve high standards and expectations of learning, teaching, behaviour and care;
  • Has the commitment, dedication, determination and organisational skills required to succeed in such a demanding role;
  • Has experience of leading a curriculum subject successfully;
  • Has the ability to differentiate for pupils with a range of learning needs whilst remaining aspirational for all;
  • Has a strong commitment to multi-disciplinary teamwork;
  • Has demonstrable communication skills to engage and motivate students, parents and staff;

  • Shares our commitment to our vision that “together we make a difference”;
  • We are keen to hear from applicants with experience in Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, although this is not essential. A willingness to pick up new knowledge quickly and be aspirational for all our pupils is more important.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • An ambitious, caring & inclusive school with a clear vision & the highest aspirations for all its children;
  • A strong commitment to your continuing professional development including bespoke performance management to support you to fulfil your career ambitions;
  • A forward-thinking environment where innovation and research are used to ensure our provision is the best it can be;
  • A supportive, friendly & enthusiastic staff team;
  • Highly competitive rates of pay;
  • An experienced, dynamic, forward-thinking leadership team, committed to improving outcomes for pupils;
  • A real opportunity to make a significant difference to the lives of our children;
  • A school that cares for & nurtures every member of our school family, including staff, pupils and parents;
  • Access to range of Health & Wellbeing support including Physiotherapy, GP, mindfulness, online gym, weight management & an active Staff Wellbeing Committee;
  • Discounted gym membership and Cycle to Work scheme;
  • Large on-site car park.

Commitment to safeguarding

Delamere School is committed to safeguarding & promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This is reflected in our recruitment processes & the post is subject to enhanced DBS disclosures. References will be sought for shortlisted candidates and online checks undertaken. Please find our Safeguarding policy on our website: https://www.delamere.trafford.sch.uk/policies/

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to sbm@delamere.trafford.sch.uk

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Upload additional documents

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

About Delamere School

School type
Special school, ages 2 to 11
School size
115 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number

We are a school for children aged between 3 and 11 years with learning difficulties and additional complex needs such as autism, physical or sensory impairments. We are very proud of our school and believe in providing the highest quality of education to all our children regardless of needs or ability. Our mission statement is “Together, we Make a Difference …” and we achieve this by creating a personalised curriculum and unique learning journey for every child. We work within a multi- professional team including speech therapists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, professional musicians, artists and sports leaders to create exciting learning environments that encourage each child to reach their full potential. We have close links within the local community which enhances the quality of our provision. We are fortunate to enjoy fantastic facilities including a hydrotherapy pool, soft-play room, sensory room, and fabulous outdoor learning spaces. We understand that education is a partnership between school and home with the child being at the centre. We strive to build good relationships with all our parents and carers and encourage participation wherever possible.

Arranging a visit to Delamere School

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

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