25 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Start of the Summer term or sooner

  • Closing date

    20 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

SEN Points

What skills and experience we're looking for

Peterhouse is seeking to appoint a talented and motivated Class Teacher to join them as soon as possible. Our successful candidate will offer our pupils the best teaching and learning experiences and opportunities, ensuring they achieve the excellent outcomes they deserve. Having experience working with learners with autism is essential, and our successful candidates will be selected based on their commitment and enthusiasm to learn and apply new skills to achieve the very best for our learners and their individual development. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a consistently Outstanding school, and we invite all interested applicants to contact us to arrange a visit.

Due to the growth of the school, we are looking to appoint from a range of experience:

  • Mainstream teachers who have knowledge and understanding of the National Curriculum and SEN in mainstream
  • Teachers with expertise in working with students with high needs ASD
  • Teachers who would be able to cover classes with students across a range of phases​​​​​​​

What the school offers its staff

In addition to a competitive salary, the following benefits are offered:

We can offer you:

o An outstanding school with good established practices, a sound financial position and future place of growth;

o Learners who enjoy school and thrive on their broad-based curriculum and wide range of activities;

o A stable, friendly and committed staff team determined to give our learners the best possible opportunities;

o Excellent ongoing professional development research-informed practise and training.

o High levels of support to develop your teaching, including partnership work

o Access to our Employee Assistance Programme

o A team of leaders, teachers and staff that are welcoming, skilled and dedicated to our pupils

o We offer a competitive rewards and benefits package

And that’s not all; we place the outcomes of the children and young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day with the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

Commitment to safeguarding

Peterhouse School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check with barred list information, the cost of which will be met by Autism Initiatives.

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 conny.brandt@aipeterhouse.org

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

About Peterhouse School

School type
Special school, ages 5 to 19
School size
68 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 19
Phone number

Peterhouse School is a non-maintained Specialist School for pupils with ASC aged 5-19 in Southport. Peterhouse aims to provide a specialist environment which is flexible and responsive in fulfilling the academic, social, emotional and physical potential of all our young people, equipping them with the skills, knowledge and understanding to be a successful adult with autism.

Arranging a visit to Peterhouse School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@aipeterhouse.org.

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