Class Teacher

Salary: Teachers pay + SEN point

Contract Type: Full Time, – Temporary/Permanent

Contract Term: Temporary/Permanent

Closing date: Thursday 30th November 2023 at 12 noon

Interviews: Monday 4th December 2023

From: From: February 2024 Spring Term 2

Fordwater is a great special school with many ‘outstanding’ features supporting children age 2-19 years with a range of special educational and complex learning needs including PMLD, SLD, and ASC. The school is on an exciting journey of development and are looking to expand our enthusiastic, committed and experienced team. We are looking for a Class Teacher who:

  • has experience of teaching pupils with a range of learning difficulties and complex needs or a teacher with a commitment to learning how best to support our pupils to achieve their full potential
  • can be flexible to use their skills with a range of ages and abilities
  • are resilient and able to demonstrate a positive caring attitude
  • have proven ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • are highly organised and able to plan, deliver and reflect on best practice within the classroom and as part of the wider school
  • are committed to working in partnership with families and other professionals

We can offer you:

  • A happy, positive, vibrant working environment
  • An inclusive school with a wide and diverse community
  • Talented, enthusiastic and supportive colleagues who are committed to continuous improvement
  • A highly specialist teaching and learning environment
  • Excellent opportunities for CPD
  • A warm positive working environment where everyone is valued

We will also welcome applications from newly qualified teachers and established teachers looking for a new challenge and an introduction into the wonderful world of special education. Fordwater is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will require a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and two references, including one from their most recent employer. Visits to the school welcomed, please contact Aneka Bottomley, Operations manager to arrange Closing date: Thursday 30th November 2023 Interviews: Monday 4th December 2023 Job Description, Person Specification and Application Forms available at the bottom of this web page.


Class Teacher - Person Specification

Class Teacher - Job Description

Class Teacher - Job Application Form

Shortlisted Candidate Information Form