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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

main Grade - UPS3

Additional allowances

SEN Allowance
Potential TLR

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking an experienced teacher who will be required to teach Science and/or Maths lessons in Key Stage 3 and 4 whilst meeting the changing needs of our pupils. As core subjects in our curriculum, the successful candidate will be expected to prepare and enter pupils for appropriate external examinations under the support of the appropriate line manager.

The successful candidate will be expected to ensure that pupils’ special educational needs are being addressed in line with the pupil’s individual ECHP whilst having due regard for the School's philosophy and policies.

This exciting post requires a conscientious and energetic team player. You can be part of a team which believes that every day is an opportunity to succeed and develop students to achieve to the best of their ability. If you are a passionate and outstanding teacher, are flexible, imaginative and enthusiastic, we would love to hear from you. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to shape the lives of young people in St Helens.

What the school offers its staff

Would you relish the opportunity to teach in a highly inclusive and innovative establishment? We believe Willow Bank School is a centre of best practice for personal development, pastoral care and teaching and learning. We require a dynamic, committed and hardworking teacher to join us in our new multi-million pound school building who is passionate about pupil engagement and progression. Willow Bank School is an SEMH provision for pupils aged 7 – 16.

There is an opportunity to discuss a TLR position with responsibilities related to Faculty and Curriculum Leadership alongside this role for the right candidate.

Commitment to safeguarding

We follow clear safeguarding policies, which ensure the safety of the pupils within our care. Staff and volunteers at the school are DBS checked and national Safer Recruitment regulations are strictly followed. Health and Safety policies are in place with risk assessments carried out rigorously, both with regard to events and activities within school and those carried out off-site. Within the school, two senior members of staff are designated Child Protection officers and work with families, social services, and Children’s Disability Teams to ensure that our pupils are not at risk. All staff have been trained in child protection procedures.
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About Willow Bank School

School type
Special school, ages 8 to 16
School size
53 pupils enrolled
Age range
8 to 16
Phone number

Willow Bank is a day maintained special school for children with social, emotional and mental health issues. We cater for young people from Year 4 to Year 11. We are a highly inclusive and innovative establishment.

Arranging a visit to Willow Bank School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email val.leatherbarrow@sthelens.org.uk.

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