Qualified Teacher, Burbage, Leicestershire

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Sketchley SchoolBurbage, Leicestershire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,720 - £35,008
Contract term: Permanent

Do you want to make an impact in your teaching?

Do you enjoy a challenge and want to change the lives of young people on the autism spectrum?

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the  UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on  making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Sketchley School provides specialist education for young people aged  8-14with high functioning autism. Pupils may also have challenging  behaviour as a result of their communication difficulties and a lack of  social understanding. 

We are seeking to appoint a committed and reflective teacher to join our vibrant and enthusiastic team.

Here at Sketchley School, you will have the opportunity to work with  very small groups of students and make a real difference to their lives.  You will receive high levels of teaching assistant support, along with  autism and behaviour training where required.

You will demonstrate excellent skills in planning and teaching across  the curriculum at key stage 2 and 3 and have the ability to support  students’ academic learning in an autism friendly way, as well as  supporting wider behavioural and emotional needs.

You will also:

  • Share our passion for high aspiration and achievement for all
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be highly organised and adaptable
  • Be committed to working in partnership with parents and outside agencies.

The following skills would be of benefit to the role:

  • A good knowledge of autism and/or experience of working with young people on the autism spectrum
  • Previous experience of teaching at key stage 2 and/or 3

Priory Education Services are committed to safeguarding and promoting  the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo  child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks  with current and past employers and the Criminal Records Bureau.

We are an equal opportunities employer.


For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References  provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within  our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where  you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the  Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored,  multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex  educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental  healthcare.


Priory Education Services is committed to  safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must  be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post,  including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant  body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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More about Sketchley School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 8 - 19 years
Address: Manor Way, Sketchley Village, Burbage, Leicestershire, LE10 3HT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1455 890 023
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