5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    28 June 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, SEN specialist, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be a part of a new ASD Resource. This is an excellent opportunity to be a key member in teaching and supporting pupils and promoting the school’s new Indigo Resource for pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, who have associated social, emotional and mental health needs. Our aim is to ensure that the new Indigo Resource provides the highest standard of education for the students in its care and you will be pivotal in ensuring this. We want to become a Centre of Excellence for the teaching of secondary school aged students with Autistic Spectrum Disorder. All students will have Education, Health and Care Plans, and their placement in the resource will be in consultation with the local authority.

We are seeking to recruit a teacher with experience and/or a strong interest in supporting young people on the autistic spectrum. The role will suit a qualified teacher of either primary or secondary who can demonstrate energy, enthusiasm and the ability to teach effectively across a range of subject areas, and across all secondary age groups. You will have a flexible approach and will be able to meet the changing needs of our young people.

The successful candidates will:
• Experience of working with students with special needs, particularly Autism and social, emotional and mental health difficulties.
• Show a commitment to raising opportunities and progression of our learners and support them in all aspects of their learning both in the resource and in their mainstream lessons.
• Direct and mentor classroom support staff.
• Plan and teach differentiated lessons and support staff in the mainstream to further develop the pupils’ progression.
• Have the ability to envision, enthuse, inspire and motivate students, staff and parents

Additional allowances

SEN Uplift

Applying for the job

Please contact our recruitment team for an application form on recruitment@maidenerleghtrust.org

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1841 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Maiden Erlegh School

Our staff are dedicated, talented professionals who go the extra mile for the students because they are committed to helping them realise their dreams, achieve the greatest possible success, overcome any personal challenges. Our goal is to ensure all doors remain open to them in the future. Teachers are passionate and focused on delivering varied and stimulating lessons. Support staff work tirelessly to ensure the school can provide the best education possible.

Professional development is a strength here, thanks to our Teaching School. We offer a flexible CPD programme which staff can tailor to their own needs which includes coaching and training for new entrants to the profession and to support career returners. We are very happy to discuss flexible working arrangements including part-time working and job-sharing.

If you would like to have an informal chat about this post or organise a visit to our school, please email recruitment@maidenerleghtrust.org.

Maiden Erlegh Trust is an Ethical Leadership Pathfinder organisation and we are committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We are also committed to having the highest expectations of pupil/students and staff, and supporting everyone to reach their full potential. All employees of the school and Trust are expected to share these commitments. All posts require satisfactory employment checks and references and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check

Arranging a visit to Maiden Erlegh School

Visits are welcomed and encouraged. Please contact our recruitment team on recruitment@maidenerleghtrust.org

School location

Silverdale Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 7HS

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