Class Teacher - Special Educational Needs

Fairfield School, Batley, West Yorkshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subjects Other, Other, Other
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job description

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic practitioner who can inspire, engage and excite our students in their learning through a creative and personalised provision and provide innovative and inspirational learning opportunities. This is a great opportunity to be part of team with its aim to be an outstanding provision.

The successful candidate will:
• Demonstrate excellent classroom practice with SEN and SLD/PMLD including students on the Autistic Spectrum and those with physical and Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs.
• Have the ability to demonstrate a differentiated, inspiring approach to meet specific needs and to transfer skills creatively across the curriculum.
• Have knowledge and skills of the sensory approaches and a range of physical therapies including Intensive Interaction and Sensory Integration.

Essential educational requirements

Teaching Qualification any route

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Fairfield is a large special school which provides for learners with a diverse range of complex and profound learning difficulties including physical and medical needs from 3-19 years.

We offer a broad, balanced and personalised curriculum which provides opportunities to enrich the daily lives of our students.
We believe in having a positive approach towards school life; our pupils are encouraged to become motivated and confident individuals.

Fairfield was judged to be a ‘good’ school by OFSTED in November 2016.

You must be committed to high standards, actively promote safe and happy learning and be ambitious for the success of the pupils, families and the school community.

The school has a clear focus on improving standards for all. If you have the creative skills, expertise and passion for this exciting post we would love to hear from you.

Employee benefits

SEN Payment. We are a supportive school with a strong leadership team which can offer wide opportunities for continuing professional development and training.

School overview

School type Special School
Education phase Not Applicable
School size 133 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Fairfield School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

White Lee Road, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 8AS