10 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Summer term

  • Closing date

    6 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

1 SEN point

What skills and experience we're looking for

"Teamwork is embedded in the culture of the school and working together successfully further enhances the high-quality teaching and learning." - OFSTED January 2019

Are you innovative?

Passionate about learning?

Someone who wants to make a real difference?

If so, then we need to hear from you…

Due to growth in numbers and an expansion to our team, we wish to appoint a teacher who is committed to the vision and ethos of this innovative, successful and growing special school at an exciting stage in its development. We are keen to hear from teachers from either mainstream who are looking for a move into the field of special education, as well as those who currently work in special schools. We would also welcome applications from NQTs.

What the school offers its staff

We are committed to supporting and developing our staff to reach their full potential and provide a variety of training and development opportunities.You will be joining a team of experienced people dedicated to helping our children.The post will give you the opportunity to work in a dynamic and thriving school community where you can make a tangible difference.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Castle School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure that our recruitment and selection practices reflect this and are in line with KCSIE guidance. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a criminal records self-disclosure form. Successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Baring Service checks along with other relevant checks including online searches to help identify any incidents and/or issues which may be relevant to their suitability.

Applying for the job

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About The Castle School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
School size
170 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Phone number

The Castle School caters for children with a variety of complex learning difficulties from the ages of 3 to 19 offering a range of provision for different ages, stages and needs. The Castle School is a very welcoming and open school with a caring and highly-specialised staff team who are committed to supporting the education of all our pupils and make our school a very special place. We pride ourselves on our warm, caring and supportive atmosphere; a place where children can flourish, learn, enjoy and be happy; a community where we value and embrace support from parents, professionals and friends.

Arranging a visit to The Castle School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email headteacher@castle.w-berks.sch.uk.

School location

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