This job expired on 21 April 2024 – see similar jobs

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525 Per Year

Additional allowances

£2,539 SEN Allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

Required September 2024

Location: Woodley, Farley Hill or Both Locations

Addington School is an outstanding special school for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. All our pupils' primary need is a learning difficulty that is either moderate, severe or profound, with up to 50 per cent also having Autism. All pupils have an Education and Health Care Plan and we are currently accommodating up to 290 pupils aged between 3 and 19 years across 2 sites - Woodley and Farley Hill.

Due to further expansion, we are seeking class teachers and would be interested to hear from applicants with an interest in working at our Woodley site, Farley Hill site or either site.

We can offer:

  • The opportunity to work in a special school judged ‘outstanding’ with a highly experienced Senior Leadership Team.
  • An environment committed to staff development and growing leadership.
  • A school with a coaching and collaborative culture.
  • The opportunity to personalise the curriculum.
  • Membership of an inclusive learning community with SEND expertise.
  • A school where creativity and innovation is encouraged.

We are looking for teachers:

  • With a passion for teaching children and young people with learning difficulties.
  • With a commitment to high professional standards.
  • Who are skilled communicators and team players who are committed to developing themselves and others.
  • Who show empathy with parents and desire true working in partnership.

Please contact Lynda Wood or David Maycock, Co-Headteachers on 0118 966 9073 if you wish to discuss the role further or arrange a visit to the school.

What the school offers its staff

To apply, please submit an application form before the closing date - https://www.addington.wokingham.sch.uk/vacancies-1/vacancies

Please note that we are unable to accept CVs.

Closing date: 21st April 2024

Interviews: 9th May 2024

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening and safer recruitment checks appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and DBS.

This position is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

This job post has expired.

Upload additional documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Addington School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
School size
273 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19

Arranging a visit to Addington School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email amandac@addington.wokingham.sch.uk.

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Class Teachers Required for September 2024

Alfred Sutton Primary School

148 Wokingham Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 1JR

Key Stage 2 Teacher - The Ridgeway Primary School

The Ridgeway Primary School

Hillbrow, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 8JD

Nursery Teacher - St Johns CE Primary School

St John's Church of England Primary School

121-147 Orts Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 3JN

Teacher of Social Science at Waingels


Waingels Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG5 4RF

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in Reading and Berkshire