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  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    5 December 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachersSEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
English, Media studies
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Fixed term (31/08/2022)
MPG / UPR + 1SEN point

Job summary

The Governors are looking to appoint two English teachers who will teach across KS3 & KS4. Pupils are grouped according to need as well as age so there are some mixed tutor groups. Pupils are generally working at a level several years below their chronological peers.

As an English teacher at Alderman Knight, you must have an excellent knowledge and understanding of the National Curriculum and a real passion for teaching children with special educational needs. You will also have the ability to differentiate learning experiences to match the needs of the individual and enable all pupils to enjoy their learning and make outstanding progress. You will also be a highly motivated, energetic person with a desire to become involved in all aspects of school life.

Applying for the job

If you decide you would like to be considered for
this role, please submit an application form through
Eteach, along with a covering letter. Your choice of
referees should include your present or most recent
Head Teacher /employer. Please give referees from
a minimum of two different educational settings if
possible. If you are selected for interview, we will
request references prior to the interview. This could be
both verbal and/or written.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Special school, ages 7 to 19
Education phase
School size
184 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 19
Contact phone number
01684 295639

About Alderman Knight School

Alderman Knight is a maintained special school for children and young people with a range of needs, aged 7 to 19. During the last 10 years the school has undergone a complete new build for all phases. The final phase of our school building will be opened in September 2021. The school has approximately 220 Pupils & Students and 100 staff.

Everyone at Alderman Knight works exceptionally hard as we are all committed to ensure the provision offered gives our young people an enriched and extended curriculum, tailored to their individual needs. Each of our pupils and students are supported to achieve their learning potential as well as develop their self-esteem and confidence.

The environment we have created allows them to feel safe and happy to learn, and as a result they flourish. Alderman Knight School is a very special place to work. If you feel you would like to be part of our team and could bring additional and different expertise as well as passion, enthusiasm and a desire to make a real difference to our community, we would welcome your application.

Arranging a visit to Alderman Knight School

Obviously, a visit to our school and an opportunity to
meet our children and staff is the best way to find out
more about us and whether this could be the post for
you. If you would like a visit to school, we will try our
best to accommodate you.

School location

Ashchurch Road, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 8JJ

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