SEN Teacher

Newfield School, Blackburn, Lancashire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Main Pay Range to UPR3 - £25,714 - £41,604 plus up to SEN 2 allowance

Job summary

This post will provide an excellent opportunity for teachers interested in working in our outstanding school and offer exciting opportunities for professional development and personal growth.

We are looking for a teacher to work in potentially any area of the school.

We welcome applications from teachers who are creative, passionate and motivated to deliver high standards in education to join our friendly, supportive and dedicated school, starting in September 2021.

A full programme of training and mentoring will be provided for successful applicants. Applications from NQTs are most welcome.

If you feel you are at a time in your career where you would relish this challenge, please apply!

Informal discussions with the Headteacher, Rik Robinson are welcome. Please call the school on 01254 588600 to arrange a call with the Headteacher.

Find out more about our outstanding school by visiting

Application forms are returnable to HR Team, Newfield School, Old Bank Lane, Blackburn BB1 2PW or to

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 10th February 2021 at 3pm

Interviews will be held on Thursday 25th February 2021 and Friday 26th February 2021. We will contact you to discuss how the interview will take place.

Newfield School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory check supplied by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.

Employee benefits

Up to SEN 2 allowance (£2270 - £4479)

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Special school
Education phase
School size
178 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01254 588600

About Newfield School

Newfield School is an impressive, well-resourced special school situated in Blackburn, Lancashire providing high quality specialist education, care and therapy for children and young people aged 2 - 19 years with a wide range of learning difficulties including Autism, PMLD, SLD, complex medical needs, sensory impairments and physical disabilities.

We have been judged as Outstanding by Ofsted (February 2016) – please click here to see our full Ofsted report.

School location

Old Bank Lane, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 2PW

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