18 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    9 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year Starting from September 2023

Pay scale

The salary range is from £28,000 to £38,810 (Main pay scale) plus an SEN Allowance of £2,384 per annum. Please note that this salary is based on the September 2022 pay scale. 2023 pay scale to be confirmed and backdated to start date

Additional allowances

£2,384 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be:

• Innovative, creative and passionate about what they do for each individual learner.

• Able to contribute towards developing the independence, communication and self-regulation of each individual learner.

• Committed to working with parents/carers and other professionals resulting in the best possible life outcomes and future opportunities. • Collaborative in their approach towards supporting the wider work of the school and Trust.

What the school offers its staff

Hazel Court School Secondary School in Eastbourne is looking to appoint excellent, self-motivated and inspirational class teachers who are committed to a pupil-centred approach to learning and who are dedicated to creating exciting, purposeful and challenging learning opportunities. Hazel Court is a dynamic Special School for pupils with severe learning disabilities and complex needs. The academy is part of The Southfield Trust which works in partnership with The Lindfield School and The South Downs School. The Southfield Trust is currently in an exciting phase of development including a new school, Summerdown School, which opened autumn of 2022. Our aim at Hazel Court is to achieve the best possible outcomes for our young people for their future lives. Hazel Court is a positive environment with a very welcoming and highly supportive whole staff team approach.

Further details about the role

Applications are encouraged from applicants with experience of supporting pupils with a range of special educational needs or who may have some experience but more than anything a willingness to learn through collaborative working with other skilled staff. Early Career Teachers (ECTs) are welcome to apply. A fixed Term post is offered for 1 year from September 2023. The paid hours of work are 32.5 (full-time hours). The salary range is from £28,000 to £38,810 (Main pay scale) plus an SEN Allowance of £2,384 per annum. Please note that this salary is based on the September 2022 pay scale. 2023 pay scale to be confirmed and backdated to start date. You are encouraged to visit the school - please contact Hazel Court School directly to arrange a visit or for an informal chat about the post - email officehcs@thesouthfieldtrust.com or phone 01323 465720 This post is initially required for Hazel Court Secondary, however, candidates should be aware they may be required to work on any one of the Trust’s sites. A teaching post application form, job description and person specification can be accessed via the Vacancies tab on our Trust Website at www.thesouthfieldtrust.com. We look forward to receiving your application. We do not accept CVs. Your application will be accepted if sent by email to recruitment@thesouthfieldtrust.com The closing date for this post is midday on Monday 9th October 2023 Interviews to be held in the week of 16th October 2023 If you do not receive a response to your application by Friday, 27 th October you can assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. The Southfield Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Employment will be subject to satisfactory DBS Enhanced clearance and references.

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About Hazel Court School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
School size
120 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Hazel Court School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@thesouthfieldtrust.com.

School location

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