This job expired on 16 July 2024

  • Start date details

    September 2024 or ASAP thereafter

  • Closing date

    16 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 July 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2


Key Stage 2, Special Needs

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £41,333.00 Annually (Actual) MPS + SEN allowance (dependent upon experience)

Primary Class Teacher job summary

About Us: Finch Woods Academy is a specialist co-education provision for pupils with social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs.

Our Primary Phase is an excellent department staffed by outstanding, experienced practitioners and this would be an exceptional opportunity for an Early Career Teacher who would be expertly mentored and supported by the team to become the best possible SEND specialist professional.

Key Requirements: A love of teaching children with special educational needs is essential of the right candidate and experience of teaching and caring for pupils with social, emotional and mental health needs is a key requirement. If you have a drive and ambition to work as part of a highly committed, dedicated, professional team within Finch Woods Primary Phase Team, then this is the job for you.

Candidates should contact Michele Brennan at Finch Woods Academy on 0151 271 3288 to arrange a visit to the school prior to applying to meet the Headteacher, staff and pupils and find out more information.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to visit Finch Woods Academy as part of the selection process. This unique opportunity allows candidates to immerse themselves in all areas of the school, gaining valuable insights into our ethos and daily operations.

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details.

The selection process will include an interview and job-related task(s) to be held Week Commencing 15th July 2024.

Manor Hall Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to Enhanced DBS and pre-employment checks, including, confirmation of appropriate qualifications and professional references.

Please also note that if you are shortlisted for the role, we will conduct an online search as part of our due diligence on the shortlisted candidates. This may help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which may indicate that you are unsuitable to work with children, and that we may want to explore with you at interview.

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 Finch Woods Academy

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 16
School size
82 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 16

School location

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