Early Years Specialist Teacher

Nethergate Academy, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG11 8HX

5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    22 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 May 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type




Early Years Specialist Teacher job summary

Salary: MPR/UPR plus SEN Allowance (£2,270 PA)

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and creative Early Years Specialist teacher with a passion for teaching children with SEND.

We are looking for someone who has experience in teaching children with SEND and Autism whether in a special or a mainstream setting and possesses the following key qualities:

a passion for working with pupils who have social, emotional and mental health needs as well as those with significant learning needs
a creative and innovative approach to engaging pupils and overcoming barriers to learning, providing them with the knowledge, resilience and skills to develop their potential
a firm but nurturing approach, with relentless focus on pupil progress and high expectations of pupil learning and behaviour
commitment to their own professional development and be willing to engage in training opportunities
The post would suit a teacher with proven Early years or primary experience. Training in approaches to teaching the wide range of pupils on roll will be provided for the successful applicant e.g. physical intervention, autism.

Your application should demonstrate your experience, commitment, knowledge and passion for working with children with SEND and Autism, along with a willingness and enthusiasm to contribute further to the wider life and ethos of the school. The successful applicant will be required to teach the whole primary curriculum, therefore please include your curriculum strengths and interests in your application.

In Return:

You can be assured that you will be joining a successful Multi Academy Trust that has a great track record in helping children to succeed no matter what their background. The Trust is dedicated to valuing and developing the workforce whether that be through ensuring a fair workload or offering access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance professional growth.

We believe in looking after the people who make a huge difference to our children, their families and the communities we serve. That’s why we give everyone who joins a Perkbox account – with 24/7 access to perks and discounts, plus curated wellbeing tools to look after your physical and mental health. It’s part of our commitment to look after you.

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About Nethergate Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 19
Education phase
School size
140 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 19

Nethergate Academy is an Outstanding special academy in the City of Nottingham for 158 pupils aged 5-19 with a range of moderate and complex learning difficulties, many have additional needs (including autism, social and emotional, communication, sensory and/or medical needs). In September 2019 we opened a new specialist provision for children with autism as their primary need.

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