Class Teacher, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

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Heltwate SchoolPeterborough, Cambridgeshire

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Start date: April or September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale + SEN
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Due to expansion Heltwate School is looking to appoint creative and highly-motivated practitioners to contribute to the teaching and learning of pupils with special educational needs and disabilities and autism.

Heltwate caters for pupils across the primary and secondary age range who have been identified as having moderate or severe learning difficulties. Heltwate encourages pupils to do the best they can to achieve their potential in a safe, supportive and calm environment by a team who supports them throughout their time here.

We would welcome applications from experienced or recently qualified teachers with primary or secondary training.

The ideal candidates will:

  • have experience of teaching children with SEND, in either primary or secondary phases;
  • have high expectations of pupil behaviour and attitude, as well as achievement;
  • enjoy teaching an innovative, creative and integrated curriculum which supports pupils who require a multi-sensory approach;
  • be enthusiastic, confident and able to show initiative;
  • be flexible and adaptable team player with excellent communication and organisational skills;
  • be able to effectively liaise with other professionals and external agencies and can work effectively as part of a team ;
  • have a friendly manner with a good sense of humour;
  • be calm and patient;
  • show evidence that they can form positive and professional relationships with pupils, staff and parents;
  • have good interpersonal skills and enjoy being part of a supportive team;
  • be committed to high quality teaching, learning and assessment.

The opportunities for further professional development and training would enable the successful candidates to progress in their career.

Please visit our website for school information. Application packs can be downloaded from our website:

Visits to the school to meet our pupils and staff are welcomed and encouraged. To make arrangements please contact the school office: 01733 262878.

Completed applications should be returned to the postal address or via email to Mrs Leigh Bowes, Headteacher’s PA:

Apply by 9am on Monday 15th January 2018
Interview: Wednesday 7th February 2018

Heltwate School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people in its care and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment is subject to the receipt of two satisfactory references and an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Heltwate School
North Bretton Peterborough
Cambs PE3 8RL

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More about Heltwate School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Heltwate, North Bretton, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 8RL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1733 262878
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