Class Teacher, Dewsbury

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Ravenshall SchoolDewsbury
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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MS / UPS + UPS allowance
Contract term: Permanent

Class Teacher

Required from January 2018

· Can you inspire children and young people who have learning disabilities?

· Would you like to work in an outstanding school with a strong team of skilled, creative and enthusiastic professional?

· Can you teach creatively across a range of subjects, including mathematics and English?

If you answered ‘YES’ to these questions, you may be the person to join our team at Ravenshall School.

“Everyone is able to reiterate the school’s vision of providing the best possible education for their students, maintaining their outstanding status and continuing to improve beyond that”       Investors In People July 2017

We are looking to appoint a skilled practitioner who can inspire and excite our students in their learning through a highly engaging, practical and stimulating curriculum.

The successful candidate will have recent experience of working in Special Education with skills and experience in meeting the needs of pupils who have a wide range of complex and co-existing conditions. These may include Autistic Spectrum conditions and Social, Emotional & Mental Health needs. You should also have the ability to demonstrate a differentiated approach to meet specific needs, and to transfer skills creatively across the curriculum.

The school has a clear focus on improving standards for all our pupils; this is being driven through an exciting and imaginative curriculum. If you have the creative skills, expertise and good teaching background, we would love to hear from you.

Outstanding teachers with Secondary or Primary experience are encouraged to apply.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

If you require further information about the role, please contact the school on telephone: 01924 456811 or you can visit the school website at

Application forms should be returned to the Headteacher either by e-mail to or by post to Ravenshall School, Ravensthorpe Road, Dewsbury, WF12 9EE by Friday 13th October 2017

Visits to the school are essential. Please contact Mrs R Thackray (School Business Manager) on 01924 456811 to arrange this and see for yourself the school in action and the opportunities this role could provide.


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More about Ravenshall School
Address: Ravensthorpe Road, Thornhill Lees, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF12 9EE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1924 456 811