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  • Closing date

    18 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

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

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

SEN 1 allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a SEND Class Teacher to join our team here at Medeshamstede Academy on a permanent, full time basis.

About the role:

Are you an inspirational Teacher who is passionate about enhancing the provision for children and young people with special educational needs? We are seeking to appoint a Teacher who is committed to providing a welcoming, stimulating learning experience for all the pupils at our academy. .

To be successful you will be a creative, nurturing individual dedicated to ensuring that pupils’ needs are met, providing them with a positive learning journey and helping them to achieve their aspirations. You will need to have experience of adapting lessons to make them accessible to all pupils while ensuring a high level of challenge. The academy uses the TEACCH approach to underpin the learning environment and curriculum delivery and you will be well supported to use this within your own practice.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Teacher who wishes to work in a unique environment. The role will expose you to challenging situations involving pupils with significant Special Educational Needs; therefore experience of working with students with Autism would be advantageous.  

What the school offers its staff

About us:

In return, you will work with inquisitive and enthusiastic students and you will join a team of committed staff who are dedicated to ensuring students are prepared for the years beyond education and are supported to pursue their dreams.   The Medeshamstede Academy opened in a new building in June 2013 to provide education for students from 4- 16. There are currently 107 students on roll and they all have autism as their main presenting need. The Academy is on a rapid improvement journey and the new leadership team are working hard to ensure students receive the best education possible.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to receipt of satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure, medical and reference checks. All pre-employment checks are in line with "Keeping Children Safe in Education”.

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About Medeshamstede Academy

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 16
School size
127 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16

About us: Medeshamstede Academy opened in 2012 as a new, purpose-built provision within Greenwood Academies Trust. All pupils have an Education, Health and Care plan with autism as their main presenting need. Our curriculum is broad and relevant; delivered through termly themed imaginative learning projects which support appropriate pre-formal, semi-formal and formal learning pathways towards independent learning. In key stage 4, a range of accreditation is offered from entry level to GCSE to prepare pupils for their next stage of education. In return: The academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust, look to support staff in their careers and offer first class CPD, training through the Learning Alliance and a generous pension scheme. We believe in looking after the people who make a huge difference to our children, their families and the communities we serve. That’s why we give everyone who joins a Perkbox account – with 24/7 access to perks and discounts, plus curated wellbeing tools to look after your physical and mental health. It’s part of our commitment to look after you. Here’s what you can look forward to: Hundreds of global and local perks, available online 24/7 Shopping discounts from the biggest brands, all year round Save money on everything from the supermarket shop to summer holidays A free Employee Assistance Programme from Health Assured If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations. The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation. All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.

Arranging a visit to Medeshamstede Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email people@greenwoodacademies.org.

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