Teacher of Special Needs, Hatfield

Closing date:

Rhodes Wood Hospital SchoolHatfield

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP preferably January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Elysium Children and Education: Teacher of Special Needs

Are you an experienced, talented practitioner skilled in delivering learning opportunities for children with Special Needs? 

We are seeking an excellent teacher to join us in developing our provision at a hospital-based school. 

You will be a specialist in working with children diagnosed with Autism and learning difficulties, an opportunity to lead this provision from inception may also be available.

Full Time: 37.5 (Part-Time will be considered)

Salary: Competitive 

Start date: ASAP, preferably January 2018

POST TITLE: Teacher of Special Needs

RESPONSIBLE TO: The Headteacher


To carry out the professional duties as outlined below in collaboration with other members of the education team and in liaison with other stakeholders which may include; doctors, speech therapist, occupational therapist, psychologists etc.  

We offer: 

· Specialist provision for children and young people aged 8-18 

· The opportunity to develop a personalised curriculum that meets the needs of the individual learner

· Scope to contribute to a new school under our experienced Headteacher 

The ideal candidates will demonstrate:

  • Genuine commitment and enthusiasm for teaching and      learning
  • A track record in delivering successful outcomes for      your students
  • Confidence and determination
  • Excellent organisational skills

We expect all candidates to share our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and all posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Elysium Healthcare brings together a unique approach to the delivery of care and education where the people who use our service are placed at the heart of all aspects of schooling, residential placement or hospital treatment programme. 

Our inclusive way of working has the individual as a true partner in their care and future goals. We recognise that each and every member of staff has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is with their dedication, passion and hard work that we can deliver excellent opportunities that truly benefit those who use our service.

Elysium Healthcare has a network of 40 sites strategically placed across England and Wales that includes hospitals, schools and residential care. Elysium Children and Education is a trading name of Elysium Healthcare and represents our growing commitment to young people in this area. 

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be addressed to the Head of Education: Rachel Hayward via email: Rachel.Hayward@ElysiumHealthcare.co.uk 

For further details and application form please contact Louise Robertson, PA to the Headteacher, via email: louise.robertson@elysiumhealthcare.co.uk 

Please note the following:

- Applications are to be made using the Elysium Children and Education application form only.

- CVs will not be accepted

- No agencies please

Closing date for applications is 15:00pm Thursday 26th October 2017.

We regret that if you have not heard from us by this time then your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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More about Rhodes Wood Hospital School
Type: Special Needs
Address: Shepherd's Way, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 6NN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1707 291 500