Job details

Job details
Employer Hope Wood Academy
Location Durham, County
Salary MPS/UPS and SEN allowance
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date

Hope Wood Academy is an all age special academy in Easington, Co Durham. It is part of the Ascent Academies Trust, which comprises five special academies in the North East. As part of the staff team you will play a key role in the achievement and development of students.

We are seeking to appoint a skilled practitioner, with a track record of good or outstanding teaching in a similar context. Candidates will possess the ability to share their practice, work with a positive and optimistic outlook and drive forward improvements. Experience of working in special education or in a setting with children who have SEN is essential. 

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people with Special Needs and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded from the website listed under job vacancies. Completed applications are to be returned via email to or direct to Portland Academy, Weymouth Road, Sunderland SR3 2NQ, FAO Adam Raine 

Closing Date: Tuesday 25th April 2017 at 12 noon

Interview: Friday 5th May 2017

About the employer

Locations and contacts

Crawlaw Road
Easington Colliery
County Durham
United Kingdom
+44 191 527 3320