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  • Job start date

    3 June 2024

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

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

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Up to Easter 2025

Pay scale

MPS to UPS as appropriate

Additional allowances

SEN1or 2 dependent on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

The ideal candidate will-

  • Be a qualified teacher
  • Have experience of working with children with Special Education Needs (SEN), particularly children on the Autism Spectrum
  • Ideally have experience of planning and implementing arts and crafts, DT and creative activities
  • Have the ability to promote Positive Behaviour Support in a nurturing environment
  • Be able to optimise the use of the onsite resources and facilities to design, deliver high quality and inspiring programmes to students at Woodley
  • Assess and support students using a variety of digital methods to maximise learner potential
  • Contribute to a high performing team through effective people management which ensures accountability and clarity of objectives and which utilises and develops the skills, knowledge and competencies of all staff members
  • Participate fully in personal professional development
  • Uphold the Schools behaviours and values at all times.

What the school offers its staff

We offer-

  • A supportive working environment on the Woodley School and College site and an off-site satellite provision in the town centre
  • An experienced class team including a full time HLTA who will support, cover PPA and joint lesson plan
  • A creative open-minded wider team that is always thinking outside the box
  • A well-resourced and pleasant working environment including laptops and iPad
  • A supportive leadership team school who values and invests in all our staff by providing a range of bespoke CPL opportunities to support you to meet the needs of our pupils
  • A school committed to its children and families
  • Great staff benefits and a friendly nurturing environment
  • An ethos based on improving the Quality of Life for its students and staff
  • The support, advice and guidance from a compressive in school therapy team including SaLT, Sensory OT, PBS, Music therapy and Art therapy.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

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About Woodley School and College

School type
Special school, ages 5 to 19
School size
138 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 19
Phone number

Woodley School and College is a Kirklees Local Authority special school for children and young people with autism aged 5-19.

Arranging a visit to Woodley School and College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@woodleyschool.org.uk.

School location

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