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  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    13 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 September 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£29,916 - £41,136

Pay scale

MPS plus SEN allowance 1 - 2

Additional allowances

MPS plus SEN 1/2 (depending on experience) £2,274 - £4,479

SEN & Complex Needs Class Teacher job summary

We are seeking to appoint a Special Educational Needs Teacher at Newbridge Lower School who would enjoy working in our outstanding school with incredible pupils and staff. We are looking for hardworking, and enthusiastic professionals who have the ability to work with pupils with severe learning difficulties and disabilities and/or autism. 

Newbridge School, founding school of Astrum Multi-Academy Trust, is a three times ‘Outstanding’ community special school catering for up to 154 children and young people between the ages of two and nineteen years. 

All pupils across the trust have complex learning needs, and may have associated; 

  • Medical needs
  • Physical disabilities 
  • (Multi) Sensory Impairments (MSI) 
  • Autistic Spectrum conditions 
  •  Challenging behaviours and sensory processing/sensory integration needs 

 We are looking for someone who; 

  • Holds QTS 
  • Is an outstanding teacher with excellent subject/curriculum knowledge
  • Is fun, creative and enthusiastic, who can think outside the box 
  • Has experience of working with children and/or young people with complex needs 
  • Has experience of supporting children and/or young people with Multi-Sensory Impairments and disabilities and who may display behaviours of concern 
  • Has a strong working knowledge of child development
  • Can support individual pupil needs with a range of specialist teaching and learning strategies (such as TEACCH, PECS, Attention Autism, multi-sensory curriculum, Sensory Integration, Intensive Interaction and teaching within specialist MSI environments) 
  • Is proactive and able to collaborate with a range of stakeholders to devise and deliver individualised educational programmes 
  • Has lots of energy and can demonstrate resilience and adaptability as/when pupils need it 

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. 

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About Newbridge School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
159 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Phone number

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
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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