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    8 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 January 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

M1 (£28,000) – UPR3 (£43,685) FTE salary per annum + SEN Allowance £2,384 per annum

Pay scale

M1 (£28,000) – UPR3 (£43,685) FTE salary per annum + SEN Allowance £2,384 per annum

Additional allowances

SEN Allowance £2,384 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Walton Hall Academy is located just outside of Eccleshall, Staffordshire, in a rural setting with extensive grounds and amazing facilities. We are a generic special school catering for the needs of secondary aged students up to the age of 19. We support a diverse cohort of students with a range of SEND. Our students are referred to us from Staffordshire and neighbouring Local Authorities.

We are seeking to appoint 2 highly skilled, versatile, and inspirational classroom teachers to join our team at Walton Hall Academy. One role is for a general SEN teacher, for which experience of delivering a wide range of subjects, of having worked with a range of different age groups and having previous SEN teaching experience are all things that would further support an application. The other role is more subject specific to the teaching of English. Candidates are encouraged and welcome to visit the Academy.

Expectations are that the successful applicant will:

  • Set the highest standards for themselves and for our students.
  • Be an excellent, flexible, positive, and inspirational practitioner.
  • Have highly effective communication skills and a commitment to a collaborative, team approach.
  • Work well in partnership with parents, governors & other stakeholders.
  • Work within and embrace the ethos of the Academy and the Shaw Education Trust.

What the school offers its staff

In return, Walton Hall Academy can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work with a very positive, enthusiastic, and skilled team of staff.
  • Excellent resources and a unique working environment.
  • Fantastic students who are eager and ready to learn.
  • An opportunity to work in collaboration with other Shaw Education Trust Academies.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities with the Institute of Education.

Applications are welcome from both NQT’s and experienced teachers.

The Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your employment:

  • Teacher’s Pension Scheme.
  • Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust.

Application Packs are available to download from: www.shaw-education.org.uk/careers

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 Walton Hall Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
School size
191 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Walton Hall Academy prides itself on helping young people with a range of special educational needs and disabilities to achieve their full potential.

All of our pupils are encouraged to develop in confidence and competence to ensure that when they leave us they are prepared for their future.

Pupils who attend Walton Hall benefit from extensive specialist facilities, beautiful grounds and residential provision which is used to provide short-term boarding for many of the pupils during term time.

It is our pleasure and privilege to lead this learning community and we look forward to welcoming you personally in the future.

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