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Woodlands School
Woodlands School Packington Lane Coleshill B46 3JE
TMS 1 - 6 (£30,000 - £41,333)
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Job Type
Schools / Academies - Teaching roles, Primary School
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Term time

Job Details


Scale/Range: Teacher Main Scale 1 - 6 FTE 1 FTE
Full Time Salary £30,000 - £41,333
Contract Type: Permanent 
Allowances:* SEN (£2,539) TLR N/A

Location Woodlands School,
Packington Lane
B46 3JE

Start Date: 1st September 2024

About us
Woodlands School is a broad-spectrum special school catering for pupils aged 4 -19 years. We have a warm, mutually supportive and caring ethos with enthusiastic and skilled staff who are highly aspirational and committed to pupil welfare, progress and life-chances. 

Our recent Ofsted report commented that 'Pupils are happy to come into school. They are excited about the day ahead.’ ‘Staff know their pupils well and pupils’ individual needs are well understood and catered for.’

Our school is part of Unity MAT, which is a small, ambitious trust comprising of ourselves and two other similar  special schools. Our collaborative working means that we have shared understanding of the challenges and issues that our schools face and can work together to find solutions. The schools are supported by a strong Core Team who provide dedicated support services across the Trust.

What we need
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, reflective and creative teacher to join our friendly and ambitious school. Experience of working with pupils with a range of complex needs is desirable and a passion for enabling pupils with SEND to achieve their full potential is essential.

The core purpose of your role will be:
• To provide a high quality educational experience for all pupils
• To teach classes / groups of pupils ensuring that planning, preparation, recording, assessment and 
reporting meet their complex learning, personal and social needs.
• Maintain positive ethos and core values of the school
• Contribute to constructive team building amongst teaching staff, non-teaching staff, parents and carers. 

What we offer
• the opportunity to make a difference
• enthusiastic, friendly and engaged pupils who are keen to learn
• a supportive community of families and external partners
• a friendly and inclusive working environment
• talented, dedicated and hardworking colleagues and SLT team
• comprehensive induction and probation support
Respect Integrity Collaboration

Reward & Benefits
We offer:
• A competitive salary 
• Access to the Teacher Pension Scheme & significant employer contribution
• Excellent training and development opportunities 
• Enhanced employee assistance programme (including GP helpline, financial & legal advice line 
and carer support for employee and household members) 
• Well-being app & staff discounts
• Occupational Health Service 
• Family friendly and Employee Health & Well-being policies 

Key Dates
Closing Date: 10.06.24 – 9am
Shortlisting: Week commencing 10.06.24 after closing date
Interview Date: TBC

For an informal chat or to arrange a visit, please contact Sue Backhouse on 07585 887192 or

Further information
Application packs including Job Description, Person Specification, Guidance for Applicants and 
Application Form can be obtained from

Official application forms must be completed. CVs will not be accepted. Please see Guidance for 
Applicants for further details. Applications must be sent by email to before the closing date detailed above. We reserve the right to close the recruitment early if a large volume of suitable applications are received.

Safer Recruitment 
Unity MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and 
adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow robust safer 
recruitment processes, including online searches, during all recruitment. Please see application pack 
for further details

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and is eligible for an enhanced DBS 
check including a Children's Barring List Check. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Equal Opportunities 
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from candidates of all ages, 
backgrounds and those with disabilities


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