Dorothy Goodman School Hinckley, Hinckley, Leicestershire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £23,720 to £39,406

Job summary

This is a Full Time post to cover Maternity Leave, initially for 1 year with the possibility of extension.

We are an outstanding Area Special School looking to appoint a dynamic and creative practitioner to the post of classroom teacher. Applications are welcome from experienced SEND practitioners or those wanting to make the move from mainstream to specialist provision. The post is within the Key Stage 4 phase at the main secondary school site on Barwell Lane.

What we need from you:
Good team member and leader

Offering a broad and balanced curriculum in an all-age (3-19), broad spectrum special school, catering for pupils with a wide range of learning needs including those with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficultes, Severe Learning Difficulties, Moderate Learning Difficulties and Autism (who may be functioning at higher levels academically), the successful applicant will have high expectations of each individual learner at Dorothy Goodman School.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to a check being carried out at an Enhanced level by the Disclosure and Barring Service regarding any previous criminal record.

Please contact Anne Hare (Head's PA) on 01455 634582 or email if you would like any further information or to arrange a visit to the school

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Ideally SEN experience would be useful but applications are welcome from mainstream teachers wanting to transition to a specialist provision

Employee benefits

What you can expect from us:

Vibrant school community with a continually evolving curriculum with support from fellow teachers and learning leaders to implement the curriculum

Opportunities to develop practice through leading a broad and balanced curriculum; staff working with older pupils have the opportunity to specialise in a vocational pathway
High quality CPD
Opportunities to work collaboratively with teams across the school; including specialist teams in communication, health and social and emotional support.

The school offers provision across multiple sites, which includes opportunities for pupils to access Dorothy Goodman classrooms at three mainstream schools. Please see the website for more information about opportunies for inclusive practice. Applications are welcome from teachers across all phases.

Depending on qualifications and experience the post is MPS/UPS + SEN 1

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Not Applicable
School size 312 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Dorothy Goodman School Hinckley website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Dorothy Goodman School Hinckley

School location

Stoke Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 0EA