Teacher - Complex Needs

John Jamieson School, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS8 2PW

11 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    7 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (12 months approx)

Pay scale


Additional allowances

SEN negotiable

Teacher - Complex Needs job summary

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our High School Phase. Due to a maternity leave, we are seeking to recruit a teacher with a specific interest in teaching pupils with Complex Learning Difficulties. We would welcome applications from candidates with a background in SLD or an interest in this area. We are looking to recruit individuals who are:

  • Talented, inspirational, motivating and enthusiastic.
  • Passionate about changing young people’s lives.
  • Confident working with children with complex needs.
  • Committed to teaching in a supportive provision where communication is at the heart of teaching and learning.
  • Passionate about integrating working practice as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Able to creatively differentiate the curriculum to meet a range of special needs.
  • Dedicated to working with parents and carers.
  • Willing to make a positive contribution to the broader life of the school.


Applying for the job

Please down load application for email nicola.hewitson@eastsilc.org

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About John Jamieson School

School type
Special school, ages 2 to 19
School size
414 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Contact phone number
0113 2930236

The East Specialist Inclusive Learning Centre (SILC) is a 2-19 generic special school with 430+ pupils on roll. All our pupils have special learning needs and some have physical/ medical difficulties. The East SILC is a complex organisation which operates on a variety of sites to provide a range of outreach services across the city, including partnerships with primary and secondary providers, the city-wide Physical Difficulties and Medical Service including a moving and handling service, as well as the Medical Needs Teaching Service for Leeds.

The East SILC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and must be prepared to apply for ISA registration if required.
It is illegal to apply if you are on the children’s barred list.

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