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Job details

Job details
Employer Brackenfield Special School
Location Derbyshire
Salary Main Scale, 1st Special Needs Allowance
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed


(A TLR 2 may be available to the successful candidate, dependent upon experience/responsibility)

Brackenfield School is an area special school for the South of Derbyshire, providing an exciting and relevant education for young people with additional needs including moderate and severe learning and social, emotional, mental health needs. The Governors wish to appoint an excellent classroom practitioner to teach young people aged 4 to 16, ranging in ability from P Levels to some GCSE qualifications (mainly at Level 1 C-G Grades). The ability to deliver excellent Maths and/or Science lessons in conjunction with other curriculum areas (both core and foundation) is essential. Other subject areas of interest include Design and Technology and PE.

Although this position will primarily involve teaching pupils of secondary age, primary practitioners are also encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be someone who can create and deliver stimulating lessons, have excellent assessment for learning strategies and know how to support pupils’ next steps in learning. The successful applicant will also promote the school ethos through high levels of expectation, being an adaptable team player and able to encourage pupil independence.

The successful candidate will also demonstrate the ability to use ICT in an innovative and imaginative manner throughout the curriculum.

Brackenfield School is part of the Derbyshire Federation of Special Schools and the East Midlands SCITT programme, the successful applicant may have the opportunity to work alongside colleagues in other schools to improve practice and also work with new entrants to the profession.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the Headteacher on: 0115 973 3710 to arrange an appointment.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Closing date: 11 December 2016

Application packs for all vacancies are available online at or from Call Derbyshire on 01629 533190

We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone.

Brackenfield Special School, Long Eaton

Locations and contacts

Bracken Road
Long Eaton
NG10 4DA
United Kingdom
+44 115 9721272