SEN Class Teacher - Severndale Specialist Academy

Monkmoor Campus Woodcote Way Monkmoor Shrewsbury SY2 5SH
TEacher MPS / Upper Pay Scale plus SEN 1 point (Teacher Mainscale)
25 Jul 2022
30 Aug 2022
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SEN Class Teacher - Severndale  Specialist Academy

Fixed term contract (12 months)

Starting 1st September 2022

Teacher Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale plus SEN 1 point 

1.0 FTE

Who are we?

Severndale Specialist Academy is a multi-site Academy catering for children with special educational needs in Shropshire. Our children and young people can access Severndale Specialist Academy from Reception through to Sixth Form and have a range of learning difficulties, physical and mobility difficulties and some pupils who require personal care. A number of our young people present behavioral difficulties arising from their condition; many have communication difficulties and use Makaton signing as their primary form of communication.

Our overall focus is inclusion by working closely with our local partners. All of our pupils have the capacity to be active citizens in their communities.

We require innovative, highly motivated and inspirational staff to join the Severndale Team. You will be joining an exceptional group of highly skilled Teachers, Teaching Assistants and support staff who work collaboratively to provide a highly personalised curriculum.


What is the purpose of the role:

The main purpose of this post is to provide exciting and highly engaging quality teaching which delivers an
appropriate curriculum that meets the needs of each pupil in accordance with the aims of the Academy. This will involve ongoing and close liaison with parents/carers, colleagues and other professionals and the management of a class team.

Role requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Early Career Teachers welcome to apply

Are you the candidate we are looking for?

  • Outstanding Teacher
  • Creative professional
  • Enthusiasm to make a difference
  • Can do attitude
  • Inspiring and ambitious
  • Working as part of a team

What’s included:

  • Fixed-term contract covering maternity
  • Salary Mainscale / Upper Pay Scale plus SEN 1 point (Teacher Mainscale)
  • Access to the School Advisory Service
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Teachers Pension Scheme

Skills required:

  • Ability to build good relationships with children,
    teachers and parents
  • Ability to cope with challenging behavior
  • Encourage engagement and inclusion


If you want to further your career in a fast paced environment, then please complete the application form located on our website - and forward your information to Nic Copeland (Human Resources) on by 9am, Tuesday 30 August

The Learning Community Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and young people. All post holders are subject to an enhanced DBS check (including a check on the children’s barred list) for the successful
applicant. References will be checked following the Learning Community Trust recruitment and selection process. We are committed to equality and diversity and follow the Safer Recruitment practices as set out in the Statutory Guidance - Keeping Children Safe in Education.

For more information regarding our schools commitment to safeguarding, please see our website for our school policies -

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