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  • Start date details

    September 2023 or sooner if possible

  • Closing date

    19 April 2023 at 10:08am

  • Date listed

    16 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

SEN allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is a fantastic opportunity for a trained special needs primary teacher, or someone with a passion for teaching in SEND to join us in September 2023 or sooner if possible. You will be joining an innovative, trail-blazing primary school and playing a role in its success and development of the SRB. Our teaching staff at Drake Primary school provide great educational opportunities for all of our pupils, and our appointed candidate will contribute towards this and support our journey. We are looking for practitioners who are creative and imaginative teachers with the ability to plan highly effective learning opportunities that meet the needs of all the children in our care.

We are looking for a teacher who:

  • Has a passion for working with children who have SEND
  • Committed to contributing to the development of taking a new SRB into the future and creating a centre of excellence
  • Has knowledge of children with a profile of autism
  • Will play a full part in the life of Drake Primary School’s community and support the ethos, aims and mission statement of the school and encourage others to follow this example
  • Will implement and deliver a broad, balanced and inclusive curriculum for pupils and support a designated curriculum area
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of what constitutes outstanding teaching and learning
  • Shows commitment to ensuring equality of opportunity for all learners
  • Is reflective, open to feedback and driven to be outstanding
  • Is a dedicated team-player
  • Demonstrates optimism about children and expects the highest possible standards

The main responsibilities are;

  • Planning, teaching and assessment for the children in the provision using a range of tools
  • Leading and managing the support staff in your class team
  • Working collaboratively with parents
  • Work collaboratively with teachers across the school
  • Working in partnership with SRB Specialist Partners

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A passionate, driven and successful school where you will feel well supported in your role by the leadership team and the wider warm & friendly staff team
  • The opportunity to work with the most wonderful students and families
  • A caring ethos with enthusiastic and skilled staff who are highly aspirational and committed to pupil welfare, progress and life-chances
  • Excellent professional development and career enhancement opportunities. Please see the CPD offer for further information
  • Weekly training and support from a specialist partner
  • A laptop and iPad
  • Well-resourced facilities for ICT and Music with 4 musicians in residence
  • On-site childcare (from 12 weeks old to 4 years)
  • Parking
  • Working in a brand new purpose built environment

Further details about the role

Drake Primary School has a unique opportunity for an excellent teacher to work alongside our SRB team in the Autism Specialist Resource Base. Our SRB has an exciting expansion plan, resulting in an increase in provision from the current 10 places to 16 places becoming available for young people with a profile of autism.

Following a Norfolk County Council consultation, we have a Primary Special Resource Base (SRB) for children with a profile of autism as part of a county wide network of SRBs providing opportunities for partnership working, professional development and training.

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any applicant must expect to comply fully with enhanced DBS and reference vetting checks.

This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

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About Drake Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
419 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01842 762055

Arranging a visit to Drake Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@drake.norfolk.sch.uk.

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