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Job details
Employer Lancasterian School
Location Manchester
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2018

Lancasterian is an outstanding special school for pupils with a physical disability, complex medical needs, sensory impairments (Hearing and/or visual impairment), complex speech and language difficulties requiring augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).

Number of pupils on role are 106 and pupils attend from EYFS to16yrs.

The Governors are seeking to appoint

Temporary Teacher (1 SEN point, will consider 2 depending on experience)
(Fixed term until January 2019)

We require a skilled and motivated teacher to join our dedicated team. The suitable candidate to this post will be able to teach pupils with a learning disability and associated needs. An interest in teaching ASD pupils is desirable but not essential. You will teach several areas of the curriculum. You will be responsible for co-ordinating the whole school development of an area of the curriculum. SEN experience is desirable, NQT may be considered, depending on experience

(Candidates on UPS will be considered).

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • is an outstanding teacher, who sets high expectations of learning, teaching, behaviour and care;
  • makes learning exciting and relevant, promoting positive outcomes for pupils;
  • is an excellent communicator, confident to interact with professionals & parents;
  • has the commitment and determination to succeed in a demanding role;
  • has effective organisational skills to lead skilled classroom teaching assistants;
  • has a strong commitment to multi-disciplinary working.

We can offer:

  • a supportive school, where pupils enjoy learning and make excellent progress;
  • a friendly, professional multi-disciplinary team (health & education), who work in partnership;
  • a supportive school that is committed to professional development and high expectations;
  • parents/carers and Governors who work in partnership with the school.

The Governors of the school are committed to safeguarding pupils in the school and this post will DBS subject to an Enhanced Disclosure (DBS) and a Children’s Barred List check.

Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 25th September, 2017
Interviews: Friday 29th September, 2017

Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification available from

Return applications to:

David Critchlow, Acting Head of School:

If you have any further questions or wish to visit please contact the Acting Head of School.

About the employer

Information about Lancasterian School
Org type Special Needs
Funding status State - Community
Gender Mixed
Age range 2 - 16 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Elizabeth Slinger Road
West Didsbury
M20 2XA
United Kingdom
+44 161 445 6826