This job expired on 16 April 2023 – see similar jobs

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    16 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

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

Working pattern

Full time: 8:50-15:50

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 year

Pay scale


Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

Qualified teacher status or recognised equivalent

Recent experience of teaching pupils with severe learning difficulties

Safeguarding and child protection

Promoting a high quality, stimulating learning environment

The ability to communicate complex information A clear understanding of the essential qualities necessary for effective teaching and learning

Understanding of effective behaviour support and teaching strategies frequently used within the special school setting

Sound knowledge of the curriculum and assessment at the level appropriate to the special school setting

Up to date knowledge of statutory regulations and guidance relating to the post including understanding of OFSTED requirements and latest developments in special education

Safeguarding procedures and Equal Opportunities

Experience of teaching an SEN curriculum

Using consistently high-quality teaching strategies to meet the wide range of ages and abilities of our pupils, teaching consistently good to outstanding lessons, with a good differentiation of the curriculum

Dealing successfully with situations that may include tackling difficult situations and conflict resolution

Facilitating a collaborative approach to decision making

What the school offers its staff

Training opportunities to support the role

Commitment to safeguarding

All staff and visitors are prohibited from having personal mobile phones on when near any pupil. All phones must be switched off and put away at all times.

All staff and visitors must wear an ID badge at all times.
Our school premises are secure and all visitors must sign in and show proof of identity.

We follow stringent safer recruitment procedures and all staff have enhanced DBS checks to ensure that they are suitable to work with vulnerable children and young adults. .

The school work closely with other agencies to ensure that pupils and families needs are met.

This job post has expired.

Upload additional documents

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

About Alfreton Park Community Special School

School type
Special school, ages 2 to 19
School size
123 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Phone number

Alfreton Park is a lively, successful Special School for pupils aged 2 to 19 years, with severe and profound learning difficulties. We are looking to recruit a class teacher who has extremely high expectations to ensure children regardless of gender, ethnicity and religion achieve to the best of their ability.

Arranging a visit to Alfreton Park Community Special School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@alfretonpark.derbyshire.sch.uk.

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Teacher of English - Secondary Site

Nottingham Academy

Greenwood Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG3 7EB

Music Teacher

Oak Field School

Wigman Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 3HW

Class Teacher

Oak Field School

Wigman Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 3HW

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in Derbyshire and Derby