16 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time, part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525 Per Year

Additional allowances

SEN MAX Allowance - £5,009 Per year

What skills and experience we're looking for

Teachers Main and Upper Pay Scale + SEN Max - Full and part time positions available - To start September 2024

Join our school to make a difference to the lives of pupils with Special Educational Needs.

The Avenue School is a day special school for pupils aged 2 – 19 with a severe or profound learning disability as their primary need. We are a well-resourced school with small classes, so teachers are able to deliver personalised learning to our pupils.

Our friendly special school can offer successful candidates CPD opportunities, supportive colleagues and a good work-life balance, including PPA ‘work from home days’.

Due to expansion, we are looking for full or part time class teachers to join our staff from September 2024.

We would welcome applications from both teachers already within special education as well as mainstream colleagues with a passion for complex SEND.

We invite applications from Early Career Teachers who are interested in special education and provide a full programme of training and mentor support as part of ECT induction.

We currently have opportunities within our primary as well as secondary classes. The successful candidates will be dynamic, nurturing and creative team players.

The Avenue is a day school for pupils aged 2 – 19 with complex special needs including those with significant health needs and autism.

What the school offers its staff

To apply, please visit the vacancy page of our website www.avenue.reading.sch.uk and fill in the forms that you’ll find in the Teacher recruitment section.

All completed forms must be returned to recruitment@avenue.reading.sch.uk by the closing date.

For more information, please call Vanessa Carrick on 0118 214 5257

Closing date: Applications review upon submission

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer Safeguarding our pupils is our priority.

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.

Applying for the job

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About The Avenue Special School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
204 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

The Avenue School Special Needs Academy is a day special school for boys and girls from the age of 2 – 19 with complex Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

Arranging a visit to The Avenue Special School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@avenue.reading.sch.uk.

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