Classroom Teacher

Full Time
1 Year
Ash Lea School, Owthorpe Road, Cotgrave, Nottingham, NG12 3PA
Main Scale (MGP 1 or 2) plus 1 SEN Point

The governors of this special school are looking to recruit a successful and enthusiastic teacher with drive and energy, to join our team from September 2020.

Ash Lea school is a friendly, innovative and forward-thinking school of 93 pupils (aged 3-18), whose needs include; autism and associated challenging behaviour, complex physical and medical needs.

This post would ideally suit someone who is early in their career with experience of working with pupils with SEND or developmentally early learners. We would welcome applications from NQTs. The teachers appointed could be expected to work in any key stage, although we aim to use our teachers’ strengths and interests to provide the best learning for our pupils (please state your strengths and interests when applying).                               

The successful applicant will:

  • Be an excellent classroom practitioner
  • Have a passion for developing the whole child
  • Be creative and innovative
  • Be able to maximise the contribution of classroom support staff 
  • Work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary colleagues

The school can offer you:

  • A commitment to your CPD
  • A new and evolving pupil-centred curriculum to work from
  • The opportunity to innovate
  • An extended and refurbished building

Application forms are available to download from the school website at Please refer to the school website to find out more about the school and its curriculum as visits cannot be arranged currently. Please contact reception on 0115 9892744 or email for any further information.

Closing date: Midday, Wednesday 12 June 2020 (applications received after this time will not be considered)

Interviews will be held on Friday 19 June 2020

• We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

• All posts in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All posts in schools, unless stated otherwise, are suitable for a job share arrangement.

• The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation for posts within County and Controlled Schools and in Colleges.
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