15 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    8 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

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

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Scale point 6:07

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Have a desire and an enthusiasm to support our pupils with SEND achieve their full potential through helping deliver a differentiated curriculum
  • Are capable of dealing with behaviours that challenge
  • Are enthusiastic, confident and able to show initiative
  • Have good organisational skills
  • Are friendly with a good sense of humour
  • Are calm and patient
  • Are effective communicators with pupils, staff and parents
  • Possess good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Can work as part of a team and effective alone
  • Can form positive and professional relationships with pupils, staff and parents

What the school offers its staff

  • All relevant training will be provided

Commitment to safeguarding

The Governing Board of Heltwate School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its care and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our recruitment practice complies with all relevant legislation. As part of our commitment to safeguarding children and vulnerable groups the appointment is subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and an enhanced clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service. In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education, the school will carry out an online search as part of the due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

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About Heltwate School

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 18
School size
207 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18
Phone number
01733 262878

Heltwate is a highly regarded mixed day special school offering education for pupils aged 4-19 years who have a wide range of interests, abilities and learning needs.  We provide the highest quality of education, therapy and care to children who have moderate to severe learning difficulties. In addition, we also offer Autism specific education.

We are a school committed to life-long learning and our education includes the subjects of the national curriculum and more importantly communication, life and social skills.

We are currently situated over two sites, the Heltwate main site is home to Reception to Key Stage 3 pupils and Heltwate @ St George's in Lawn Avenue,  Dogsthorpe is where our Post 16 young people are located. In 2023 we expect to open our Jubilee site in Bretton for our Early Years learners.

Arranging a visit to Heltwate School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@heltwate.net.

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