Complex Needs Teacher, Cumbria

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Underley Garden SchoolCumbria

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Pay range from £23,212 Unqualified teacher & M1-6 Qualified
Contract term: Permanent

Due to the significant expansion of the school, Underley Garden seeks two enthusiastic teachers who can inspire children with complex and severe learning needs across their personalised curriculum. Early years foundation stage (EYFS) experience beneficial to the role due to the needs of the children. Our pupils need engaging, creative, practical learning so teachers need the ability to thrive in a flexible curriculum structure and fully utilise our facilities to offer personalised programmes. Our complex needs teachers are required to run a child lead classroom and adapt their plans to the individual children.

Teachers at UG are encouraged to take a creative approach, seeking ways to positively engage with and motivate pupils through lessons and learning activities which promote learning and show progress against their individual learning outcomes.

The young people who attend Underley Garden all have an EHCP. Underley Garden meets the needs of a range of SEN including; Autism, Learning Difficulties, Mental Health & Medical needs and related behavioural difficulties.

We can offer an attractive package, including planning and preparation time, a well-organised and resourced department, friendly, supportive colleagues, well motivated young people and small class sizes.

For more information about the job or to arrange a visit, please contact us on 015242 71569

Information about the school can be found at

Closing date: Friday 4th October 2019

Interviews: Week beginning 14th October (day TBC)

To start: ASAP or by start of Spring term.

The School reserves the right to interview and/or make an appointment before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found.

Underley Garden is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

More about Underley Garden School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 19 years
Address: Kirkby Lonsdale, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 2DZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 15242 71569
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Underley Garden is a unique setting, providing specialist education and care through the highest levels of expertise. On our most recent Ofsted we were rated 'Outstanding' in all areas.

Our highly personalised approach ensures a more inclusive life f...