Class Teacher - TPS, with SEN1

Pathfield School, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1JU

32 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    12 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 July 2022

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Class Teacher - TPS, with SEN1 job summary

We are looking to appoint 2 outstanding teachers at Pathfield School, to work with students with learning difficulties and a range of individual learning needs. Pathfield school is a vibrant special school covering a wide catchment area in rural Devon, catering for young people aged 3-19 years with severe, profound, and complex needs including autism and SEMH.

You will be part of a close working, dedicated, caring, teaching team delivering all the curriculum, being creative and adventurous in personalising learning to meet EHCP outcomes. We pride ourselves in pushing boundaries, challenging ourselves and not just accepting the status quo. You will be expected to participate fully in the life of the school, developing exceptional learning experiences in imaginative and engaging ways. Inspiring interaction at the heart of which lie our cultural pillars of Independence, Communication, Community and Wellbeing.

The successful candidates will be:

  • Caring, compassionate and able to connect with people.
  • Creative, imaginative and adventurous
  • Flexible, adaptable and resilient
  • Passionate about creating equitable opportunities for all
  • Willing to learn and grow

You will have:

  • A good understanding of Special Educational Needs and Disability
  • A knowledge of ASC approaches to education
  • An ability to work within a large multi-disciplinary team and manage a class team
  • A healthy work life balance.

Application form and further details can be downloaded from the School Website

Completed applications to be sent to Jackie Hamill, School Business Manager,

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About Pathfield School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
Education phase
School size
191 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Contact phone number
01271 342423

We actively encourage continual career and professional development. All appointed teachers will be provided with high levels of support through an induction process, as well as support from a range of experienced colleagues not only within school but the wider Sentient Trust. We would actively encourage all those candidates who are interested to visit.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

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School Visits can be arranged by contacting after 1st September.

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