Teacher, full time, permanent

Hillside Specialist School and College, Preston, Lancashire


Job details

Subjects Other, Other
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,373 to £35,971
Newly qualified teacher Suitable

Job description

Hillside Specialist School & College is a Special School for children and young adults with autism.
We pride ourselves on nurturing our pupils and providing a safe and happy learning environment in which they can thrive. We are very proud of the achievements of all our pupils and the care and dedication our staff provide.
We are looking to recruit an inspirational permanent, full time teacher. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to join our dedicated team and will work with children between the ages of 11 and 19 (initial class group yet to be decided).
Each class is supported by experienced Teaching Assistants dependent on the needs of the pupils. We believe in the uniqueness of every student, and offer a personalised approach to teaching.
The ideal candidate would need to be passionate about working with children and young people with autism and want to make a real difference to their lives and education.

Please see the Personal Specification form for the essential and desirable criteria afforded to this post. We would expect each of these criteria to be demonstrated in your letter of application.
Both the Person spec and the full job description can be accessed on the school's website.
Visits to the School will be offered as part of the interview process to successful candidates.
Proposed interview date is 04/05/2020

Hillside Specialist School & College is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential qualifications

Degree Level Qualification

Essential skills and experience

Experience of working with children with a wide range of special educational needs
-Ability to plan, implement and evaluate individual teaching programmes for children with special educational needs
-Ability to motivate, manage and develop staff

Employee benefits

-Regular ‘in house’ training five training days per year as part of directed time
-SEN 1 Allowance - currently £2,209 per annum
-Professional Development opportunities from internal and external providers
-We presently buy into the School's Advisory Service who offer school staff support and care through a variety of confidential Wellbeing services and healthcare.

School overview

School type Special School
Education phase Not Applicable
School size 88 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Hillside Specialist School and College website (opens in a new window)
Contact email e.fincher@hillside.lancs.sch.uk

School location

Ribchester Road, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 3XB