• Expected start date

    7 June 2021

  • Application deadline

    7 May 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    16 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, SEN specialist, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (4 March 2022)
M1 - U3

Job summary

Due to maternity leave an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Teacher with thorough knowledge of the updated EYFS Framework to join our EYFS/KS1 team until next summer.

We are seeking an applicant who has experience of supporting the progress of young learners and has an understanding of Letters and Sounds and high quality phonics teaching. The successful applicant must have outstanding competence in interaction with learners and how to model desired vocabulary and sentence structure.

You will hold a deep rooted belief that all behaviour is communication and have a clear commitment to identifying where early intervention may be required.

You will be a professional (emerging, developing or secure in your teaching experience), with the honesty and integrity at the centre of everything you do. With strong subject knowledge, you will be child-centred with high aspirations for the students you teach and high expectations of yourself and others you work with. Hard working, with a can-do attitude and a learning mind-set – you will be an ideal candidate for this most rewarding role!

Previous experience in an SEN setting is not essential.

For the posts advertised, you must:

• Be able to meet key accountabilities set out in Job Description and Person Specification
• Knowledge and understanding of the updated EYFS Framework
• Be able to use ICT effectively
• Have excellent organisational skills
• Have excellent communication and team working skills
• Good levels of literacy and numeracy

Employee benefits

SEN Allowance £2,270

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Special school
Education phase
School size
260 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number

About Abbot's Lea School

Abbot’s Lea School is a large and highly successful special school educating nearly 300 students aged 3-19, who, due to their Autism and associated learning differences, require significant specialist support to succeed academically and achieve their full potential.

The school’s mission statement is to be the International Centre of Excellence for Autism.

We ensure outstanding outcomes for all of our students through our unique Philosophy of Education – The ASD Model © which underpins our promotion of:

A – academic progress
S – specialist support
D – development of life skills

We are already an outstanding school (Ofsted, 2016) and now we wish to be the best!

Arranging a visit to Abbot's Lea School

Arrange via email only with Keri Myers on recruitment@abbotsleaschool.co.uk

School location

Beaconsfield Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, L25 6EE

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