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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    20 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored


Special Needs

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Departmental Lead job summary

Required for September 2024

Interview will be all day, comprising of several elements:

  • A cross-curricula lesson of your choice or based around "It happens in Spring…" to a class of to 8 x Years 4,5,6 pupils all of whom have severe learning difficulties and many have autism and are non-verbal, the pupils tend to learn on the move and circle times are generally short and limited. Pupils are familiar with Attention Autism, Intensive interaction, Bamboozle approach as a teaching methods. The pupils are mostly learning within Engagement model descriptors.
  • There will be up to 3 TAs to support the lesson. The lesson will be observed for approximately 20mins.
  • As with Ofsted guidance you will not be required to supply a lesson plan, however you are welcome to supply one if you feel it will support the observation.
  • We use 7 features of outstanding lesson as criteria for observations (attached).

There will be a follow up interview. This will include:

  • Discussion on the lesson, pedagogy and leadership questions
  • Discussions based around the 2 attached tasks

An interactive white board will be available for the lesson and interview. Please bring any presentations on a virus checked memory stick or can be emailed to the school

All teachers have curriculum responsibilities and belong to teaching and learning teams. There are opportunities to progress to UPR, project lead and apply for leadership positions. We value continuous professional development and encourage teachers to study further to maintain high standards of pedagogy.

We have a shallow water pool onsite. Teachers are expected to support pool-based lessons, this requires water competency and confidence rather than swimming skills.

Teachers will be appointed to the school; however, class teachers will be based on 1 site – Leagrave or Stopsley.

On occasions teachers may be asked to cover/attend meetings at their non-based site. Expenses would be covered if this was the situation to cover the difference in additional miles are incurred.

Please download the Job Description and Application Guide to assist you in completing your application form.

Applicants for this public-facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse, and provide effective help or advice, fluently in spoken English.

This post meets the definition of ‘Regulated Activity’ as defined in the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (as amended).

Because of the nature of this job, it will be necessary for an enhanced DBS check to be undertaken. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and therefore applicants are required to declare all unspent cautions and convictions; and also any adult cautions (simple or conditional), and spent convictions that are not protected as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020). A person’s criminal record will not in itself prevent a person from being appointed to this post. Applicants will not be refused posts because of offences which are not relevant to, and do not place them at or make them a risk in, the role for which they are applying. However in the event of the employment being taken up, any failure to disclose such offence, as detailed above, will result in dismissal or disciplinary action by the Authority.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Scheme.

Available on school website:

  • Policy of recruitment of ex offenders
  • Safeguarding and Child protection Policy

Please note the school reserves the right to close adverts prior to the closing date if a sufficient response is received. Early applications are advised in light of this.

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 Lady Zia Wernher School

School type
Special school, ages 2 to 11
School size
163 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Lady Zia Wernher School is an outstanding rated community primary school education children between the age of 3 and 11 years where standards of education are very high. Our core values are respect, creativity, passion and independence.

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