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Job title: Teacher (Primary)
Start Date: January 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter)
Location: Church Lawton School East Cheshire
Contract: Full Time Permanent
Salary: Main Scale depending on experience plus SEN Allowance of £2,100
Job reference: NASAT- CLS

Who we and our customers are

We are the leading UK charity for people with autism and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism. We are proud of the difference we make.

Who we are looking for

We are a new and forward thinking Autism Specific Specialist Free School seeking an enthusiastic and committed Teacher to work across the Primary Department within the school.

Supported by the National Autistic Society Academies Trust, we will cater for up to 60 young people aged 4-19 with Autism and Asperger Syndrome. As a part of the NAS Academies Trust, we are developing significant professional and working partnerships with the already established Independent NAS schools drawing on knowledge and expertise through professional working relationships to ensure best practise is shared.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of our school’s continued development where you will be working closely with the Principal, Deputy Principal Teaching and Support staff to improve learning outcomes for all pupils.

We aim to deliver the highest level of education and experiences to ensure that the best life chances become a sustainable reality for every young person (on an individual needs led basis). Together, we will create a safe, positive and structured environment in which every young person is respected and encouraged to achieve independence (through academic, employment and personal skills development).

To be considered for this role, you will need to be able to demonstrate a desire for improving pupil outcomes (including those of high aspiration and vision), as well as some specialist ASD knowledge (through experience and/or practice). The right candidate will have a passion for teaching and learning and the skills to engage, inspire and motivate our students. You will also offer a flexible approach to your role and be confident in delivering learning and development to a small group and across various levels of academic ability.

By joining our team, you would:

  • Have an opportunity to make a difference to the lives of our pupils and to our school; Meet and work with wonderful, hardworking pupils and colleagues; Have increased opportunities for continued professional development.

For further information on our school please visit our website www.churchlawtonschool.org.uk

How to apply

To apply for this role, please visit https://www.jobtrain.co.uk/nas/displayjob.aspx?jobid=1504 to complete the online application form. CVs will not be accepted in any circumstances. Please do not use the Cheshire East Application Form.

We are inviting potential applicants to visit our school on Thursday 14th September at 10.00am. To register your attendance, please contact Sally Dunne, HR and Finance Assistant on sally.dunne@naschurchlawton.cheshire.sch.uk

For more information about this role please contact Sally Dunne, HR and Finance Assistant, sally.dunne@naschurchlawton.cheshire.sch.uk

Please note that school will be closed from 21st July to 4th September 2017.

Any queries will be responded to on our return.

Closing date: Wednesday 20th September 2017

Interview date: Week Commencing 9th October 2017

Unfortunately, we cannot respond to all applications. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview on this occasion.


The NAS and NAS ACADEMIES TRUST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and adults who use our services and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Charity number 269425 (England and Wales); SC039427 (Scotland)

NAS ACADEMIES TRUST Company number 7954396 (A charity by statute)

We are an equal opportunities employer.


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