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  • Start date details

    1st Sept 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter

  • Closing date

    10 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

2 SEN Points

What skills and experience we're looking for

o Right to work in the UK

o Qualified teacher status

o Degree

o Good knowledge of Autism specific practices and approaches

o Knowledge of and commitment to high standards of safeguarding

o Commitment to participate in ongoing training and professional development

o Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

o Willingness to learn and self-reflect

o Ability to use initiative and to think creatively and flexibly

o Knowledge of the National Curriculum

o Knowledge of effective teaching and learning strategies

o A good understanding of how children learn

o Ability to adapt teaching to meet pupils’ needs

o Ability to build effective working relationships with pupils

o Knowledge of guidance and requirements around safeguarding children

o Knowledge of effective behaviour support strategies

o An ability to devise, monitor and review individual learning focus targets (related to pupils’ EHCPs) so pupils learn and remember what is most important to them

o Good ICT skills, particularly using ICT to support learning

What the school offers its staff

o Teacher pension scheme

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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About Peterhouse School

School type
Special school, ages 5 to 19
School size
72 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 autistic adult.

Arranging a visit to Peterhouse School

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

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