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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: The role is for a full time class teacher.

Contract type


Pay scale

Teacher Pay Scale

Additional allowances

Plus SEND allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated evidence of at least good delivery
  • Good decision making skills.
  • Ability to investigate, solve problems and make decisions
  • Good communication skills: ability to plan time effectively and prioritise
  • High standard of literacy
  • Ability to manage the learning environment so that it is conducive to effective teaching.
  • Ability to manage support staff effectively and provide them with guidance
  • Ability to inspire pupils and staff
  • Ability to guide, reassure and inspire parents
  • Ability to work effectively with external specialists
  • Ability to use assessment procedures effectively through understanding/effective subject knowledge


  • Undertaken regular and substantial professional development.
  • Awareness & understanding of current issues and trends in education of students with SEND
  • Excellent Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Understanding of issues involved in the management of change
  • A commitment to inclusive practice
  • Commitment to developing partnerships with parents and the wider community

Personal Qualities:

  • Display commitment to and awareness of personal responsibility for safeguarding and welfare of students.
  • Values and respects the views and needs of students.
  • Respects and values diversity.
  • Flexibility
  • Emotional resilience

What the school offers its staff

The school has a strong embedded purpose and vision to create happy, successful adults by inspiring and empowering our students to achieve. This is something that can be seen in our curriculum and all interactions with students and their families but it also applies to our staff.

We have a personalised professional development programme that allows staff to identify areas of interest or development and then work on these throughout the year within directed time alongside a formal professional development programme. We also offer personalised support with planning, assessment and teaching pedagogy through leaders, subject leads and peers.

We recognise the importance of having a happy and well supported staffing body and do everything we can to ensure this. We have an established wellbeing committee who meet regularly to discuss initiatives and respond to staff feedback.We operate an open-door policy with all leaders and encourage staff to speak to us. We buy into a wellbeing package through Perkbox which gives staff access to counselling and support as well as discounts on everyday purchases. We are currently working towards the Optimus wellbeing award which includes both students, staff and families.

Commitment to safeguarding

Creating Tomorrow Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding children, promoting the welfare of all pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service will be undertaken for the successful candidate.

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About Daventry Hill School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 18
School size
205 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18
Phone number
01327 703135

Daventry Hill School is a specialist school which caters for the needs of over 200 pupils from the ages of 4 to 18. Our fantastic pupils have a wide range of needs including PMLD, SLD, MLD and complex learning difficulties; with additional needs such as ASD and SLCN. The school is part of Creating Tomorrow Trust which is a growing Trust supporting schools who believe that children can achieve irrespective of their learning needs.

The school has undertaken a significant transitional phase, recognised by Ofsted, and benefits from a committed Leadership Team with a very clear and strong vision for school improvement. The school recently achieved great success by winning the SEND School of the Year, Headteacher of the Year and the overall School of the Year at the Northamptonshire Education Awards 2022.

Arranging a visit to Daventry Hill School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email s.lewis@daventryhillschool.org.uk.

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