Class Teacher

Castle Hill SchoolKirklees

We are looking for a qualified Full Time Permanent Teacher (Main Grade plus 1 SEN) to join our motivated and dynamic team in September 2021. 

Castle Hill School is an Academy for pupils with Severe and Profound Learning Difficulties, age 3-19. Ofsted judged the school as being ‘Outstanding’ in its two previous inspections.  We provide an energetic and forward thinking educational community with cutting-edge facilities and a nurturing environment. We are committed to learning and we offer a broad and challenging curriculum with a child centred philosophy at its core. We promote effective communication and independence in all we do.

We offer excellent personal development and unique opportunities of working within a totally school led system. The school is also part of a MAT which will provide opportunities to work alongside colleagues in other schools. No special school experience is necessary although you should have an excellent knowledge of early child development and methods for learning.  We welcome applications from both NQTs and experienced teachers.

Further requirements for the position: 

A passion and commitment to education for students with complex needs

Enthusiasm and energy 

Ability to learn 


Excellent communication skills 

Ability to inspire and motivate

Ability to form positive and effective relationships 

A visit to the school at this time will unfortunately not be possible, however, we would like to direct you to our website for further information:

The closing date for the application is Friday 15th January and interviews will be held on Friday 22nd January. Interviews may be completed in person or Via Microsoft Teams. Successful candidates will be informed of the preferred method when their interview is confirmed. 

Please telephone the school office on 01484 544558 for further information.

Please see the attached letter from the Principal for further information regarding the application process. 

All application forms should be returned directly to the school FAO: Recruitment or emailed to

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