Class Teacher (Horton Lodge Community Special School)

Horton Lodge Community Special School, Rudyard, NrLeek, Staffordshire, ST13 8RB
MS 1-6 £23,720 - £35,008 plus SEN Allowance
28 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time


Class Teacher

Horton Lodge are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and inspiring teacher to join our successful team from January 2020, or earlier if the right the candidate is available.

Horton Lodge is a Local Authority Special School in the Leek for children aged 2-11 years with physical difficulties. In addition to this pupils have a range of associated needs including learning, sensory, emotional and medical. We provide a differentiated and appropriate curriculum with communication and independence at the heart. The school ethos centres around Conductive Education and the leadership team are committed to keep moving it forward.  The school has a residential facility which some pupils access. We are offering the opportunity to work in our supportive school which offers happy and enthusiastic pupils, multi-disciplinary working and skilled, dedicated staff. Training, support and coaching will be offered to the successful candidate.

We require the following:

  • An excellent classroom practitioner with a passion for learning and raising standards
  • The ability to inspire and develop pupils in all areas of learning and achievement
  • An understanding of the difficulties faced by pupils in the specialist SEN setting
  • The ability to lead, challenge and motivate others
  • A commitment to contributing to school life and our community
  • The skills to work in close collaboration with parents and other professionals

Applications are welcomed from newly qualified, more experienced teachers and teacher-conductors.

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged. Please contact the school office on (01538)306214 or to make an appointment.

Application forms should be returned to the school for the attention of Emma Clayton or emailed to Please include a supporting letter of no more than two A4 sheets detailing your strengths and experience.  Only candidates who are short-listed will be contacted by phone or e-mail. 

Closing date for applications: noon on Monday 15th July 2019

Teaching and learning observations: Week commencing 15th July 2019

Interviews: Week commencing 15th July 2019


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