Teacher Special Needs

Kingfisher School, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3RR

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  • Start date details

    April 2023 or ASAP

  • Closing date

    28 November 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Additional allowances

1 SEN Allowance £2384

What skills and experience we're looking for

Kingfisher School is a unique, friendly, and successful school based in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, and is part of The Propeller Academy Trust. Our vision is that Kingfisher School is a place where everyone isvaluedto developindependencethrough anenrichingcurriculum which isworthwhile. This is the Kingfisher VIEW.

We provide high quality education for children and young adults aged 2-19 years who have severe, profound, and complex needs including autism. Our school is organised into pathways that are designed to meet the particular needs of the children, offering them learning programmes that build on their individual strengths and celebrate their achievements.

It is a place where every child has an aspirational and personalised education programme that ensures they receive an exceptional opportunity to succeed.

The Governors wish to appoint a suitably qualified full-time teacher who;

  • Has exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Is creative in their planning to teach our pupils with a range of SEN
  • Is an energetic, hardworking, and motivated professional who is ambitious and shares our drive to achieve an outstanding provision for our very special children and young people
  • Is committed to meeting the individual learning needs of our diverse group of pupils
  • Is passionate about working in partnership with parents and other stakeholders
  • Is self-motivated, dynamic and have the ability to both challenge and support colleagues
  • Understands how an outstanding education can support pupils and their families

What the school offers its staff

  • A welcoming, inspiring, and highly skilled Senior Leadership Team
  • A dedicated, talented, and hardworking team
  • A supportive, knowledgeable, and committed local group of governors
  • An outstanding body of parents and carers
  • Access to a wide network of outstanding professionals across the Trust
  • A strong commitment to staff well-being
  • And most importantly; an incredibly warm, hospitable, and fun-loving group of children and young people who are inspirational and a delight to work with and for

Commitment to safeguarding

The Propeller Academy Trust and its member schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. We expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory “Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Check. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches for publicly available information.

The Propeller Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our school’s community”

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About Kingfisher School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
102 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Phone number
01235 555512

Kingfisher School is a unique, friendly and successful school in Abingdon, Oxfordshire.  We are a special school providing high quality education for children and young adults aged 2-19 years who have severe, profound and complex needs including autism.

Arranging a visit to Kingfisher School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@kingfisher.oxon.sch.uk.

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