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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    2 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

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What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a creative, caring and forward-thinkingteacher, determined to achieve the best possible outcomes for our pupils; who will reward them with enthusiasm, encouragement, humour, time and attention. The successful candidate will bewell organised, have a consistent approach, with the ability to work well with others and lead a team of classroom staff. Experience of working in a special school setting is desirable but not essential.

What the school offers its staff

George Hastwell School is a 3 to 19 academy special school located on Walney Island in Barrow-in-Furness, a town with a great future ahead. Home of the United Kingdom’s submarine industry, Barrow is in the midst of a renaissance with significant government investment, a rapidly expanding economy and a new campus of the University of Cumbria under development. A thriving town surrounded by beautiful beaches and the Lake District fells makes Barrow a unique location to take your next career step.

We support and develop young people with severe and profound learning difficulties, and associated needs such as autism, communication difficulties and complex health needs.We take pride in working together to support pupils holistically, enabling them to develop socially, physically, emotionally and academically in order to succeed in life as independently as possible. We truly embody our school values of respect, fairness, kindness, pride, responsibility and resilience.

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About George Hastwell School Special Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 19
School size
79 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Phone number
01539 743900

Arranging a visit to George Hastwell School Special Academy

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