Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    23 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Subject

Special Needs

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS / UPS

SEN Class Teacher- Maternity Cover job summary

Avalon School is a Specialist School for students aged 11-19 situated in the town of Street. Our school vision is ‘Learning for Life’ – together with our parents and the learners themselves - we aim to teach skills for the whole of life.

The school is looking for a dynamic, resilient, creative and motivated full -time teacher with a passion for raising aspirations and focused on student outcomes to cover maternity leave from September 2024 until December 2024. PMLD and SLD specialist/experience would be an advantage.

As a school we are focused on the Preparation for Adulthood framework, and we develop pathways for students to work towards their destination at Post 16 or Post 19. We actively encourage our students to aim for a place at college or in paid employment wherever possible.

Avalon School and Polden Bower School Federation is a partnership of three schools which include, 2 special schools; Polden Bower School in Bridgwater, Avalon School in Street and The Bridge School which is the PRU (Pupil referral Unit) serving Sedgemoor area.

We are committed to developing the skills of all staff and offer a rich CPD programme. Successful candidates will join a friendly and supportive team of staff who are committed to achieving high standards for all pupils.


Avalon School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This appointment will be subject to enhanced DBS disclosure, medical clearance proof of the right to work in the UK and satisfactory references.

Following the acceptance of your interview, an online check will be carried out as detailed in the latest Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines

Age range of students: 11 -19

Please contact Amy Norris Assistant Head teacher should you need any further information. Enquiries and visits are welcomed, please call 01278 443081 to arrange an appointment.

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)
medical
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 Avalon School

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 19
School size
60 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Avalon is a Specialist School for students aged 11-19 situated in the town of Street. Our school vision is ‘Learning for Life’ – together with our parents and the learners themselves - we aim to teach skills for the whole of life.

Avalon school is committed to developing the skills of all staff and offer a rich CPD programme. Successful candidates will join a friendly and supportive team of staff who are committed to achieving high standards for all pupils.

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