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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Part time: 0.6 or 0.8 contract (3 or 4 days per week)

Contract type


Pay scale

TMS or UPS (depending on experience)

Additional allowances

Special Needs Allowance of £ 2,539 per annum pro rata

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint from September 2024, an enthusiastic Vocational Teacher on either a 0.6 or 0.8 contract. The successful candidate will have QTS/QTLS or equivalent with the ability to teach vocational and preparing for adulthood (PFA) courses. We are seeking someone who is dynamic and able to offer any of the following (or combination) at Entry Level – Level 2 in Horticulture, Digital, Craft and Design, Enterprise, Construction, Dog Husbandry/Training, Business, Health and Social Care, Engineering, Youth Work, Forest Schools or any other vocational/PFA courses.

We are seeking someone with:

  • A passion for teaching and learning and a sound subject knowledge, that can be utilised to challenge all pupils.
  • The ability to motivate, inspire and stimulate curiosity, interest and enjoyment of the world around them through vocational learning.
  • The ability to be a/or become an excellent classroom practitioner with creative teaching skills and a professional approach.
  • High expectations of pupils in terms of learning, achievement and behaviour.
  • The determination to raise pupil achievement.
  • Good team skills.

What the school offers its staff

You will have the opportunity to work within the well equipped and supportive vocational department within this unique Specialist Provision. The School has a strong ethos with clear vision and values with an emphasis on ‘Be Your Best Self’ for both pupils and staff. You will become a valued member of an encouraging and friendly staff group.

Exhall Grange Specialist School is a community maintained specialist provision which comes with the benefits of being employed by the Local Authority.

Commitment to safeguarding

Exhall Grange is deeply committed to safeguarding our pupils and, as part of our pre-employment processes, we undertake online searches of all shortlisted candidates in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education.

A prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants of teaching roles who may undertake teaching work.

All staff will be required to undertake a DBS check for both children and adults.

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About Exhall Grange Specialist School

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 19
School size
253 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Phone number

Exhall Grange Specialist School is a county-wide specialist provision for pupils aged between 4 and 19 on the outskirts of Coventry. The school meets the needs of pupils who are unable to access the curriculum in a mainstream school owing to their sensory impairment or physical disabilities or the impact of long-term illness or social communication difficulties including autism.

The site is campus style with six separate buildings and has an exceptional range of facilities including a swimming pool, gym, sensory room, soft playroom and enterprise kitchen as well as design technology facilities and science laboratories. The school’s outside space comprises of a large sports field, forest school and hard tarmac playground areas.

We offer a mainstream curriculum and endeavour to break down barriers to learning. Through high quality teaching and personalised support, we aim to unlock the potential of every pupil so that they leave our school as well-rounded citizens, ready to embrace the next step of their learning journey.

We are a dynamic, forward thinking school that supports students with an Education, Health and Care Plan to 'be their best self'.

Arranging a visit to Exhall Grange Specialist School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kane.p1@exhallgrange.co.uk.

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