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Job details
Employer Ratcliffe School
Location Devon
Salary MPS plus 2 SEN Points
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts February 2018 or sooner

Ratcliffe School and Oaklands Park School form the Dawlish Federation of Special Schools. They are situated in the beautiful coastal town of Dawlish in Devon. They are very successful and highly regarded residential schools catering for 165 students aged 3 – 19 years with Autism, communication & interaction, learning, social development and complex needs. Our standards in both education and care are very high and we offer a structured and supportive environment to all our students and staff.

We are seeking to appoint an excellent classroom practitioner for February 2018 or before. The successful applicant will be highly ambitious for students whatever their aptitude or ability. They will be required to teach Music across the age range, up to and including GCSE. The ideal candidate should be able to offer a range of musical skills along with the use of music software. There may be the opportunity to offer extracurricular sessions such as clubs and choirs. The ability of offer some Drama sessions would be advantageous.

If you are a talented teacher; a creative thinker; a team player; student centred; and relate well to challenging students; please contact Mr Richard Ensor, Head of School to find out more about this exciting and rewarding opportunity.

The schools are currently in consultation to merge to form one new weekly residential special school with effect from April 2018.

Informal visits are encouraged. Please telephone 01626 862939 to make an appointment.

Closing Date: 8th December 2017
Interview Date: 14th December 2017

Ratcliffe is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

A DBS disclosure is required for this post

Application form and job description are available to download from both school websites:  /, additionally they can be obtained in person from the school office or by sending a large SAE envelope.

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John Nash Drive
United Kingdom
+44 1626 888101