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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    21 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

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

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to M6 depending on experience

Additional allowances

Allowance SEN1 and SEN2 depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject

Teaching and Experience:

  • SEN experience or a desire to teach in the SEN sector
  • A secure knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice, National Curriculum and Foundation Learning requirements and its implications for pupils with disabilities and learning difficulties
  • Have high expectations of all students and differentiate teaching to meet individual needs
  • Accountable for good/outstanding progress of all students through setting and achievement of ambitious goals and targets
  • Have knowledge and understanding of the needs and priorities in the education of pupils with a wide range of special educational needs
  • Be able to demonstrate a commitment to meeting the needs of pupils with complex needs and a range of multi-sensory impairments, who may present associated behaviour


  • Be able to manage and lead a team of learning support and midday assistants
  • Be able to work collaboratively with colleagues from a range of professional disciplines
  • Be able work effectively with parents/carers
  • Have effective communication skills
  • Be able to manage workload and plan time effectively

Personal Qualities

  • Demonstrate high levels of professionalism in line with the school’s Code of Conduct and core values at all times
  • Be able to demonstrate a commitment to Safeguarding and Equal Opportunities in their practice
  • Be self-motivated, resilient and flexible
  • Be an innovative, creative thinker who has an open mind-set and is able to inspire others to do the same
  • Be committed to self-reflection and your own professional development with a drive for acquiring new skills and knowledge
  • Be an excellent team member and leader, encouraging an atmosphere of cooperation and respect

Have enthusiasm, integrity, energy and sense of humour

What the school offers its staff

We are a three times outstanding school catering for children with complex learning needs.

We are committed to the professional development of our teaching team and are dedicated to providing a range of Induction and CPD opportunities to the successful candidate and look forward to hearing from applicants. We welcome applications from teachers who are due to qualify this summer who are looking for a supporting, nurturing environment to complete the NQT process.

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About Newbridge School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
152 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
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We are a three times outstanding split site special school academy catering for children and young people between the ages of two and nineteen years who have a complex learning difficulty, often accompanied by additional special educational needs, which may include; Physical disabilities Sensory impairments Autistic Spectrum disorders Associated behaviour SEMH Medical needs We are part of the Astrum Multi Academy Trust with two school sites, which are within one mile of each other. Lower School is for pupils in Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 and Upper School for students in Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and 16-19. Pupils transfer from Gresham Drive to Barley Lane Campus at the end of Key Stage 2 and are supported to do this through a well-planned transition programme. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to find out more about our work or request paper copies of some of the information.

Arranging a visit to Newbridge School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@astrum-mat.org.

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