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Job details
Employer Willow Grove Primary School
Location Wigan
Salary Qualified Teachers Pay Spine plus SEN 1 (£2,085 pa)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts As soon as possible

The Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed class teacher with experience of working with children with emotional and behavioural difficulties to join our outstanding school.

Willow Grove Primary School is a co-educational school catering for up to 68 pupils within Key Stages 1 and 2. Pupils have a range of social, emotional, mental health and behavioural difficulties and may also have associated learning difficulties. The school has a Borough wide catchment area, stretching from Atherton, Golborne, Ashton and Bryn to Standish, Shevington and Whelley.

The school is situated in Ashton in Makerfield in a pleasant residential area, set amongst large playing fields and spacious hard play areas.

The Headteacher and Governors of this Outstanding Special School are looking to appoint a passionate, enthusiastic, emotionally resilient and highly motivated teacher with excellent behaviour management skills.

The successful candidate will:-

  • Be an outstanding classroom practitioner.
  • Be able to teach across KS1 and KS2.
  • Have high expectations for the achievement of every child.
  • Recognise that each child is unique and has individual needs.
  • Have excellent proven behaviour management skills.

In return we can offer you:-

  • An opportunity to work alongside a dedicated, hardworking and able team of teachers and support staff.
  • Strong and positive relationships with parent/carers, the community and a wide range of agencies.
  • An exciting and well-resourced learning environment.
  • A good level of care and support including staff well-being.
  • A commitment to your continuous professional development.
  • A committed and supportive governing body.
  • A friendly, happy and supportive atmosphere.

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the school. Please contact the Headteacher, Joanna Murphy on 01942 727717 or email to arrange an appointment.

Further information about the school, staff and facilities can be found on the school website:

For further details and to apply for this post, please follow the link below to the online application form:-

Closing date: Sunday 25 June 2017 at 23:59.
Interview dates: Monday 10 July 2017 and Tuesday 11 July 2017.

This post is subject to Enhanced Disclosure Procedures.

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Willow Grove Primary School
Willow Grove

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Willow Grove
United Kingdom