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Primary or Secondary Class teacher

The Castle SchoolWest Berkshire

Judged as “OUTSTANDING”  by OFSTED in October 2014  and January 2019.

Have you got the energy, vision and passion for SEN and a good sense of fun to join our team?

The Castle School meets the  individual needs of 173 pupils  between 3 and 19 years, all of whom have learning difficulties.

"Teamwork is embedded in the culture of the school and working together successfully further enhances the high-quality teaching and learning." - OFSTED January 2019

"Pupils’ safety and well-being have the highest priority for all staff."

"Staff are highly motivated and enjoy working at the school." - OFSTED January 2019

We wish to appoint from January 2022 or sooner if possible, a teacher who is committed to the vision and ethos of this innovative, successful and growing special school at an exciting stage in its development. We are keen to hear from all teachers either those working in primary or secondary, from either mainstream who are looking for a move into the field of special education, as well as those who currently work in special schools. We would also welcome applications from NQTs.

Please contact Jon Hewitt (Headteacher) on 01635 42976 or to have an informal chat about this exciting role.

Further information and an application pack can be found on our school website jobs page at

Alternatively, please email enquiries and applications to

A West Berkshire application form must be completed to comply with our safer recruitment policies.

Closing date: Friday 25th June 2021

Interviews: TBC

The Castle School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening including checks with current and previous employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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