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Job details
Employer Dryden and Hill Top Learning Federation
Location Gateshead
Salary MPS/UPS + SEN
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Easter 2017 and September 2017

The Governing Body seek to appoint to the following post at Hill Top School – Autism Base:

Hill Top School is a secondary special school, it provides education for pupils with moderate learning difficulties aged 11-19 and with the autism centre a range of pupils with moderate to severe learning difficulties and autistic spectrum disorder.

The Governors of Dryden and Hill Top Learning Federation seek to appoint two vibrant, enthusiastic and successful teachers to join our well established, experienced, supportive and dedicated staff team. You will have responsibility for a class within our autism base. As with all posts in school, you must have the flexibility to work anywhere in the school. This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking Federation.

We are looking for:

  • An excellent classroom practitioner with a commitment to meeting the needs of young people with severe autism and associated learning difficulties and deliver a full range of subjects to these pupils.
  • A teacher that can rise to challenges and has a calm, creative and flexible approach to their practice.

Applicants would benefit from experience of and/or have a genuine interest in working with young people who have a range of learning difficulties and disabilities.

For an application pack, to arrange a visit or an informal chat regarding this post and working at the school, please contact Diane Jamieson on 0191 267 6555 or 07713 323 792 or email  

Completed application forms should be submitted by 21st March 2017 at 9am to Diane Jamieson via email.
Interviews will be held week commencing 27th March 2017

Hill Top School is committed to the protection and safety of all pupils and students and will implement a rigorous recruitment process. The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check at the enhanced level.

Mrs Jayne Bryant
Executive Headteacher
Hill Top Specialist Arts College, Wealcroft,
Leam Lane Estate, Gateshead,
NE10 8LT

About the employer

Information about Dryden and Hill Top Learning Federation
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Locations and contacts

C/o Dryden School
Shotley Gardens
Tyne And Wear
United Kingdom