Teacher - Year 1 – 4 expectations, Tameside

Closing date:Expiring soon

Samuel Laycock SchoolTameside

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main scale or UPS depending upon successful completion of threshold- plus 1 SEN point minimum and the second point on demonstration of expertise in leading staff to meet the needs of pupils with MLD, ASC and associated needs including SEMH)
Contract term: Permanent

We are a school for pupils with Moderate Learning Difficulties with an ASC base and wish to appoint someone passionate about overcoming barriers to learning.

Above all we are looking for the best teaching ability. Some teaching commitment will be with classes other than your tutor group offering you an opportunity to specialise regarding curriculum interests- the subject/s would be according to negotiation in relation to the wider needs of the school.

Our professional philosophy is highly “solution orientated”- seeing challenges as opportunities to improve. Applicants seeking to join our team would need to share this positive approach.

We are looking for:

  • understanding of the teaching and learning below Year 4 expectations
  • high quality classroom skills and a reflective practitioner
  • the ability to lead a team including Teaching Assistants in a positive, constructive, determined, manner in the interests of pupils


Our school is fully committed to the self-evaluation process leading to continuing professional development.

This post could suit a Primary (albeit we are a school for secondary aged pupils) or Secondary School practitioner with successful SEN experience looking for a new challenge, or someone with Special School experience.

For further information and a discussion contact Head of School: Ms Jen Tinsdeall - jen.tinsdeall@samuellaycock.tameside.sch.uk

Application forms to be returned to admin@samuellaycock.tameside.sch.uk

Closing date: Monday 21 January 2019.

Interviews: to be confirmed.

Samuel Laycock School is committed to the highest standards of child protection and safeguarding of our students and the successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check- see our website for our policy.

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More about Samuel Laycock School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 17 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Broadoak Road, Ashton-u-Lyne, Tameside, OL6 8RF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 344 1992
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