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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

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Special Needs

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPR/UPR + SEN Allowance + TLR3

Lead Teacher for PMLD/Sensory space/Tech Access to Learning job summary

Required for September 2024

Teaching no more that 80%

  • Lead team for multi-sensory learning for pupils with profound (Engagement level learning) and multiple & learning difficulties.
  • Promote effective use of sensory resources & sensory spaces. Lead on IT Access to Learning approaches e.g. Clicker 8, eye gaze, Sense Unit, helpkidzlearn, switches. Be abreast of advances in technology.
  • Work in liaison with LZW Aspect leads and school leadership.

TLR3 - By 01.09.25 there will be a TLR2a:

  • Lead a small team to improve practise in the use IT for Access to Learning for PMLD pupils, resulting in consistent teaching strategies for these complex learners across both sites.
  • To oversee use of the new sensory specialist rooms at Leagrave resulting in best practise over both sites.

Success at project level could result in further leadership opportunities including indefinite TLR as the school grows pupil numbers and budget increases accordingly.

Shortlisted applicants will:

  • Teach a 20min lesson on “what happens in spring” to a PMLD/Engagement level KS1/2 class of up to 8 children and approximately 3 TAs. Several of pupils will have additional sensory impairment and or physical impairments.
  • Give a 10-15min presentation – How could you positively impact PMLD/Sensory spaces & Access to Learning to improve pupil outcomes across the school.
  • Take part in an interview.


  • Generic Lead Teacher JD
  • Leadership Structure 2023-2026
  • Definitions of Aspect Leaders
  • Leadership Charter
  • School Vision & Values & Leader definition

Available on school website:

  • Curriculum documentation
  • Application Guide
  • Policy of recruitment of ex offenders
  • Safeguarding and Child protection Policy

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 attached documents and refer to the school website for additional documents 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.

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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