Qualified Teacher, Blithbury, Rugeley,

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Rugeley SchoolBlithbury, Rugeley,

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,000 + SEN allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Priory Education and Children’s  Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural  care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality  schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting  difference for everyone we support.

Rugeley School is an independent residential school for children  with Autism from the age of 5-19 years.  Our school, which opened in May  2000, stands at the forefront in the education of children with Autism.

We are looking for a Qualified Teacher with a minimum of 1 x  years experience of teaching especially in an environment with  challenging behaviours and autism. The successful applicant will be  required to lead a whole class group in all aspects of the curriculum.   The age range of our students is from 5 to 19. 

Autism can present very challenging behaviours and staff must have the confidence and emotional resilience to deal with these.

A good level of physical fitness and the ability to work flexibly is essential for all of our posts.


For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 5 years.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

If you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need  to request all references from where you have worked with either  Children or Vulnerable Adults.

Closing date: 15th December 2017

Interviews: to be held in January 2018

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the  Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored,  multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex  educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental  healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless  transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower  dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that  every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible  outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in  partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies  across the country to provide transparent pricing models and  evidence-based care programmes.


Priory Education Services is committed to  safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must  be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post,  including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant  body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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More about Rugeley School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Blithbury Road, Blithbury, Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 3JQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1889 504400
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