Qualified Teacher, Staffordshire

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Rugeley SchoolStaffordshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus SEN allowance depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Rugeley School, Blithbury Road, Blithbury, Rugeley, WS15 3JQ

Hours: Full time

We currently have a vacancy within our teaching team for a skilled Qualified Teacher who has the ability to deliver quality education for a small group of students for all curriculum subjects.  The ideal candidate will have an interest in IT and Science. 

The role will involve managing and working within a team of experienced and positive Teaching Assistants.  Our young people are eager to learn and enjoy accessing school and the local community.

This is a physically demanding role and staff will also need to have the emotional resilience to deal with the challenging behaviours that autism can present.  Due to the location of our School, having access to a car would be beneficial.

This post will suit a professional individual who is prepared to work flexibly in a vibrant, caring and supportive educational environment.  The successful candidate will develop, plan and deliver the required level and standard of education to our students through creative application of professional knowledge and teaching techniques. 

The post holder will be involved with the following:-

  • Teaching a class of pupils ensuring that planning, preparation, recording, assessment and reporting meet their varying learning and social needs. 
  • Maintaining the positive ethos and core values of the school, both inside and outside the classroom. 
  • Distributing timely and accurate reports to all stakeholders including SLT, Governors and parent/carers.

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

Rugeley School is an Independent school located just outside Rugeley in a rural setting with extensive grounds and amazing facilities. We stand at the forefront in the education of young people with Autism. Our small school caters for young people between the age of 5 - 19 years with Autism.  Rugeley provide a personalised approach to learning and believe in 'Making every second count!' for our young people.  Class groups have a maximum of 6 young people with 1:1 staff ratio's. 

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to continual professional development
  • Online benefits and cash back rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Just Drive scheme
  • SMART Pension option.


For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services 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. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

More about Rugeley School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Blithbury Road, Blithbury, Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 3JQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1889 504400
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