Primary Teacher - Children's Education - New Barn, Newbury

Closing date:Expiring soon

Hillcrest New Barn SchoolNewbury

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,373 - £35,971+ £2209 p.a SEN Allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Service Overview

Hillcrest New Barn is an Ofsted ‘Good’ rated School. It offers a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum to boys and girls, aged 6 – 16 years who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health complexities. New Barn School takes full advantage of its beautiful settings and fosters a love for using the outdoor curriculum including forest school, farm experiences and horse riding. The School is within a commutable distance of Swindon, Oxford, Andover, Basingstoke and Reading and other surrounding towns and villages.  

Outcomes First Group is the largest independent provider of high-quality foster care and special needs education and care. We are a vital part of local communities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland with a renowned reputation for quality and positive outcomes for the people we care for.

Our specialist care, education and therapeutic services support children and young adults with complex needs and learning disabilities including autism and social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH). Our approach increases the likelihood of positive outcomes by creating an established platform for each pupil, foster child and resident to develop both personally and academically, preparing them for their transition to adulthood.

Job Summary and Duties

As a Qualified Primary Teacher for New Barn School, you will have a passion for working with pupils and assisting them on their journey, which may have included all manner of setbacks in and outside of education. The role will be challenging but rewarding, working in a dynamic environment where you can make a real difference. You will be expected to lead the teaching of and co-ordinate flexible, person-centred programmes of study for individuals and groups of children over KS1 or KS2. You will be able to demonstrate a practical, hands-on approach to teaching and be prepared to go above and beyond for the young people we support.

The role of Primary Teacher is offered on a full time, permanent basis, working 40 hours per week plus after school meetings (during term time only, including 5 non-pupil days). We are looking to appoint a flexible, adaptable and dedicated individual with experience working with pupils with SEMH and Behavioural difficulties.

Following a thorough induction and training programme, your duties will include: 

  • Teaching a varied range of subjects across KS1 & KS2
  • Preparing, planning and assessing teaching sessions whilst maintaining an awareness of curriculum developments
  • Writing and implement individual education plans, making assessments of educational attainment, setting challenging yet achievable targets
  • Building relationships with all young people, which will encourage their interest and participation in their education
  • Creating an environment which is stimulating and purposeful for all pupils to promote teaching and learning outside the formal classroom settings. 

Key Skills Required

  • Hold a QTS (Qualified Teacher Status)
  • Have a background of teaching a range of subjects at Primary Level, delivering teaching at a good or outstanding level
  • Knowledge of current education issues in relation to terms of practise, process and curriculum
  • Be experienced in or have an interest working within an SEN setting, supporting Children and young people with challenging behaviour (SEMH/EBD)

Please apply online now or call the Recruitment team 0330 998 0441 

Please also note, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of suitable applications. 

Although Outcomes First Group salaries are in-line with the National Teachers Pay Scale, Terms & Conditions of this position are specific to Outcomes First Group.

Outcomes First Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references will be sought prior to your employment start date.



More about Hillcrest New Barn School
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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 6 - 16 years
Address: Long Barn, The Row, Welford, Newbury, West Berkshire, RG20 8HZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 3458 727477