Class Teacher, Oxfordshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Bishopswood SchoolOxfordshire

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Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: TMS/UPS, dependent upon experience, plus 1 SEN point (£2,149)
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Bishopswood School is a small successful special school for pupils 2 – 16 years with severe or profound learning difficulties, ASD and complex needs.  The school is on a split site with an inclusive ethos.  It is situated close to Reading. 

We have a vacancy for 2 class teachers, 1 full time and a .4 to cover maternity leave in our secondary and primary departments.  The contract will be for 1 year in the first instance.  We are looking for caring, creative and enthusiastic individuals that will work closely with parents to provide positive learning experiences for our pupils.  

As a forward looking school we offer access to good facilities and teaching resources.  We recognise the importance of modern technology for both pupils and staff.  All teachers are provided with laptops to use.  We value our staff and are strongly committed in investing in their professional development by providing high quality training opportunities; the school will provide regular leadership development opportunities.  We support and facilitate collaborative work across the school and in partnership with other schools, such as Erasmus +.

We welcome applications from teachers in Primary or Secondary mainstream schools who are looking to move into special education, as well as those currently working in special schools.  NQTs are very welcome to apply.

All appointments are subject to references, health and enhanced DSB check.

To find out more, please contact the school for an information pack.  Tel: 0118 972 4311 or email:  Website: 

Visits to the school are warmly welcome.  

Deadline for applications: Monday 23rd September

Interviews to be held: Monday 30th September

Oxfordshire County Council is an equal opportunities employer.  The school is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers share this commitment.

More about Bishopswood School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: c/o Sonning Common Primary School, Grove Road, Sonning Common, Reading, Oxfordshire, RG4 9RH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 972 4311
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