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  • Job start date

    2 January 2023

  • Closing date

    5 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 August 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Up to 12 Months

Full-time equivalent salary


Additional allowances


Teacher - Maternity Cover job summary

We are looking to appoint a Teacher - Maternity Cover to join our dedicated and friendly team in school. The successful applicant should have a passion for working with special educational needs and disabilities, which includes severe learning difficulties; physical difficulties; profound and multiple learning difficulties; severe autism and challenging behaviours.

You will be responsible for teaching children with special educational needs; as a class teacher, to undertake related pastoral and administrative duties; and to understand and incorporate all areas of pupils Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP) in day to day provision.

It is essential that the successful applicant is qualified to QTS (including NQTs/ECTs), has recent and relevant training and has proven experience of the education of children with SEN. Please see the job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities.

The closing date and time for all applications is 12 noon on Monday 5th September and the interviews will take place on Friday 12th September . We regret that to reduce administration costs, applicants will only be contacted if selected for an interview. Applicants who have not heard of the progress of their application within 2 weeks of the closing date, should assume that they have not been shortlisted.

SAND Academies Trust is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. All positions are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks including enhanced DBS clearance and Right to Work in the UK. For more information on Safer Recruitment please see the Information for Applicants pack.

Commitment to safeguarding

SAND Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. All staff will require pre-employment checks including enhanced DBS, satisfactory Health clearance and evidence of Right to Work in the UK. Applicants who have lived or worked overseas within the last 10 years must provide an equivalent DBS certificate or Police clearance from the country that they resided or worked in. Prohibition checks will be completed if necessary. Applicants should read the Information Pack, Safeguarding Information and Privacy Notice prior to submitting application.
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About Battledown Centre for Children and Families

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
School size
65 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number

Battledown Centre for Children & Families is a school for pupils with a range of special needs, aged 2 – 11 years, based in Cheltenham. If you are hardworking, enthusiastic and would like to work somewhere that you could make a real difference to children’s lives then we would like to hear from you.
SAND Academies Trust was formed in June 2019. The name SAND encompasses the core values of the Trust ‘Supporting Achievement and Nurturing Development’.

SAND Academies Trust consists of five schools:-
Battledown Centre for Children & Families
Belmont School
Paternoster School
The Milestone School
Willow Primary Academy

Each school within the Trust maintains its own unique ethos, culture and identity that has been established over many years to ensure the needs of pupils are met. As a partnership we achieve more together and therefore:
• improve outcomes, opportunities and life chances for children and young people
• offer more / wider support for their families
• share and develop staff expertise

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