This job expired on 9 October 2023

  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    9 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Special Needs

Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary


Temporary Maternity Cover Teacher (SEN) January 2024 for approx 12 mths. P/T would be considered. job summary

                                                                                                                                                               REQUIRED FOR JANUARY 2024

                                                                                                                                                        Temporary Maternity Cover Teacher (SEN)

                                                                                    MPS SALARY, PLUS SEN2 ALLOWANCE (£4,703)-ECT's are welcome to apply. Part Time would be considered

Highfield Ely Academy is an area special school based in Ely, Cambridgeshire. We deliver a broad, engaging, aspirational, pupil-centred curriculum for learners aged from 2-25. All of our learners have Education, Health and Care Plans for a wide range of Special Educational Needs.

We have a vacancy for a Temporary Maternity Cover Class Teacher from January 2024. Applicants with a range of experience and strengths are welcome to apply.

We are looking to appoint:

  • An outstanding practitioner who is able to meet a range of learning needs in the classroom
  • A team member who can think creatively and demonstrate a flexible approach and recognises the importance of accessing learning opportunities both inside and outside the classroom
  • A teacher who has experience of, or an interest in, working with students with a range of sensory needs, autism and associated behaviours
  • An open-minded, reflective practitioner who wants to join a likeminded group of professionals
  • A professional who demonstrates the ability to confidently lead an area of whole school provision (for example, a curriculum area)

In return, we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to join a welcoming, caring and supportive school with a staff team who are committed to providing the best outcomes for all learners
  • A chance to play a significant part in the many exciting developments currently happening in school
  • A strong, supportive, realistic leadership team with a shared vision of school development
  • An exciting teaching role in a school where no two days are ever the same and where smiles are guaranteed

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject ot satisfactory references and enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance.

                                                                                                                            Closing date for applications: Midday Monday 9th October 2023

                                                                                                                                                 Interviews to be held: Monday 16th October 2023

We only accept applications submitted online via MyNewTerm, our chosen applicant tracking system, and which are completed before the closing deadline. Active Learning Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the advert closing date. With this in mind, we strongly encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

To apply please go to our website using the following link www.highfieldschoolely.co.uk/ourschool/vacancies and follow thee relevant vacancy to the MyNewTerm website.

For more information and a tour of the school out of hours, please email pedwards@highfield.cambs.sch.uk


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.

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About Highfield Ely Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
124 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

School location

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