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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

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

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

SEN2 allowance £4,703

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • An outstanding practitioner who is able to meet a range of learning needs in the classroom
  • A team member who can think creatively and demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • A teacher who is able to demonstrate a flexible approach and recognises the importance of accessing learning opportunities both inside and outside the classroom
  • A teacher who has experience of or an interest in working with students with a range of sensory needs, autism and associated behaviours
  • An open minded, reflective practitioner who wants to join a likeminded group of professionals
  • A professional who demonstrates the ability to confidently lead an area of whole school provision (for example, a curriculum area)

What the school offers its staff

  • The opportunity to join a welcoming, caring and supportive school with a staff team who are committed to providing the best outcomes for all learners
  • A chance to play a significant part in the many exciting developments currently happening in school
  • A strong, supportive, realistic leadership team with a shared vision of school development
  • An exciting teaching role in a school where no two days are ever the same and where smiles are guaranteed

Further details about the role


Highfield Ely Academy is an area special school based in Ely, Cambridgeshire. We deliver a broad, engaging, aspirational, pupil-centred curriculum for learners aged from 2-25. All of our learners have Education, Health and Care Plans for a wide range of Special Educational Needs.

We have a vacancy for a class teacher from September 2023. Applicants with a range of experience and strengths are welcome to apply.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance.

Closing date for applications: Midday 24th April 2023

Interviews to be held: 5th May 2023

We only accept applications submitted online via MyNewTerm, our chosen applicant tracking system, and which are completed before the closing deadline. Active Learning Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the advert closing date. With this in mind, we strongly encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

To apply please go to our website using the following link www.highfieldschoolely.co.uk/our-school/vacancies and follow the relevant vacancy to the MyNewTerm website

For more information and a tour of the school out of school hours, please email pedwards@highfield.cambs.sch.uk

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About Highfield Ely Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
135 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Phone number
01353 662085

Arranging a visit to Highfield Ely Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email pedwards@highfield.cambs.sch.uk.

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