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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Monday to Friday

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to U3

Additional allowances

SEN Minimum Allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are delighted to be advertising two class teacher positions at Heathfield to join our very experienced and committed staff team. These posts afford the successful candidates the opportunity to work in the only special school federation in Hampshire. Our two schools, situated next door to each other, cater for the full age range and a wide breadth of needs, including moderate, severe and profound learning difficulties.

We are looking for enthusiastic, compassionate and highly effective and qualified classroom teachers to join our teaching team. The successful candidates will need to be creative, dynamic and enjoy crafting personalised learning for our young people.

In addition, the successful candidates will have:

  • some experience of working with pupils who have SEND;
  • excellent teaching and classroom skills;
  • the ability to plan, implement and evaluate;
  • the ability to tailor individual teaching programmes for pupils with complex learning difficulties;
  • the ability to motivate, lead, manage and develop staff;
  • the ability to communicate well and develop effective relationships/partnerships with parents and carers; and
  • good organisational skills.

What the school offers its staff

Our strapline is ‘a family of learning’ and we are committed as a community to have our wonderful pupils and students at the heart of our federation. We offer a fun, stimulating and creative environment in which all individuals are valued for their contribution, and we strive for our pupils and students to be as independent as they can be.

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 Heathfield Special School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 11
School size
130 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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Arranging a visit to Heathfield Special School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email adminoffice@heathfield.hants.sch.uk.

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