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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Special Needs

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £41,333.00 Annually (Actual) Teachers main pay scale

Class Teacher SEND job summary

Due to expansion of the school and opening up new classes we have the following vacancies. April 2024 start date & September 2024 start date available

Do you want to make a difference in a rewarding job, working with amazing young people, alongside a fabulous team? A job that fits around family where you have school holidays free? Join us Windmill Hill School.

Special Needs Class Teacher

About this Role

We are seeking to recruit a SEND class teacher who is committed to providing outstanding learning experiences for Windmill Hill School in Luton. Windmill Hill School is a secondary, special needs school for students with a range of special educational needs and disabilities, primarily with cognition and learning. This may include PMLD, severe and complex learning difficulties, SLD, Autism and physical disability. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Windmill Hill School which is now in its third year of opening.

The role will entail working with a dedicated team of teaching assistants to lead a class of fantastic students. We welcome candidates with the suitable experience, motivation and commitment to apply for the role.

As a growing Academy Trust, we are looking for Good and Outstanding teachers, who have experience of working with young people who may have profound and multiple learning difficulties, severe or complex learning difficulties, social and communication learning needs and /or ASD and associated behaviour’s. Applications from teachers qualified in the primary sector would be encouraged due to the abilities and the students needs and model of lesson delivery at Windmill Hill School.

Essential Criteria: The ideal candidatewill be responsible for the learning of up to 10 students with Severe Learning Difficulties. You would be delivering a Preparation for Adulthood curriculum with a learning and teaching approach based on Equals.

Are you:

Positive and passionate about working with students with learning disabilities

A good or outstanding practitioner with experience of teaching students with severe or complex learning difficulties, social and communication learning needs and /or ASD and associated behaviour’s.

A reflective practitioner

A team player who can work as part of the multi-disciplinary team.

Able to motivate and lead by example.

Knowledgeable about the learning needs of students with a range of barriers to overcome.

If you are, then we can offer:

A supportive leadership team who are committed to achieving high standards for our students.

A strong ethos and collaborative working

Dedicated teaching assistants and pastoral support

A rigorous induction program.

Opportunities for quality professional development

A holistic consultative approach to each young person

In addition to the application form, candidates are asked to complete a letter of application of no more than 2 sides of A4 outlining your experiences and skills in relation to the areas outlined in the person specification.

Closing Date – Friday 21st June @midnight

Windmill Hill School reserves the right to interview at appoint prior to the closing date.

Creating Tomorrow Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding children, promoting the welfare of all students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service will be undertaken for the successful candidates.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Windmill Hill School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
School size
79 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

School location

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