Autism Teacher - Dickens Heath Community Primary School

Dickens Heath Community Primary School
£22,917 - £33,824 pro rata
12 Oct 2018
14 Nov 2018
Job Ref
Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time
£22917.00 - £33824.00 pro rata p.a. Incremental progression is dependent on performance.


19.5 Hours per Week

Autism Teacher

Part time contract: 19.5 hours –Three days per week (days to be agreed), 1 year temporary initially

Salary: M1-M6 to be considered.

Start date: to be discussed in interview – as soon as possible

We are looking for an inspirational teacher who has a passion for raising standards for children with SEND or additional learning needs to join our highly talented, supportive and friendly team. You will take responsibility for planning and co-ordinating the curriculum and personalised learning programmes for up to 14 FS-Yr6 pupils with a diagnosis of autism in ‘The Willows’ our ARP (Additional Resource Provision).

Candidates need to hold a relevant teaching qualification, and need to be:

•An excellent practitioner with high expectations of all children

•Proven track record of working successfully with children with autism in a mainstream school or specialist provision.

•Innovative and creative practitioner who can flex and adapt to meet the individual needs of children

•Open to new ideas and initiatives

•Willing to invest in families

•Willing to go the extra mile

•Confident in their own ability to influence the practice of others

•Able to work as part of a team

•Friendly, approachable and emotionally intelligent

•Organised and have good interpersonal and communication skills

Dickens Heath offers:

•A new purpose built environment for pupils with ASC.

•A school full of bright, eager, sociable young leaners

•A school that is receptive to creative thinking and innovation

•Supportive parents, grandparents and carers

•A talented, supportive and professional team of staff

•A happy and inclusive working environment.

•Outdoor learning opportunities through our onsite farm and forest school.

Closing Date: 12th November 2018

Interview: 20th November 2018

If you do not hear from us by Thursday 15th November, please assume on this occasion that unfortunately you have not been successful. Thank you.

Dickens Heath Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS will be required for this position.

Please find full application pack attached or application packs can be obtained by contacting the School Office on:

0121 733 8359 or email

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Supporting documents
Application Pack Letter
Person Specification
Job Description
Letter to applicants from Head Teacher
Application Form
Our Vision For Dickens Heath Community Primary School

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