Classroom Teacher (a suitably experienced HLTA would also be considered) - Walton Hall Academy

Walton Hall Academy, Stafford Road, Eccleshall, Stafford, ST21 6JR
Teachers Pay Range
16 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern


The Shaw Education Trust is a Multi Academy Trust which opened on the 1st October 2014. It is a fast-growing Trust and well regarded locally.

We are seeking to appoint:


An outstanding Classroom Teacher (a suitably experienced HLTA would also be considered)

 KS4/5 SLD/ PMLD specialism

 Full Time, fixed term post to cover maternity leave

32.50 hours per week


Walton Hall Academy


The Academy Council are seeking to appoint an inspiring individual who will share the academy’s ethos and aspirations and has the skills and vision to build on our current successes and achievements.

Walton Hall Academy is a highly-regarded special academy within The Shaw Education Trust. The academy is currently rated as a good school by Ofsted with an outstanding residential provision.

Located just outside of Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Walton Hall Academy is set in a rural setting with extensive grounds and amazing facilities including a horticulture enterprise, motor vehicle department and school farm.

Our academy benefits from supportive and dedicated academy councillors, staff and parents. We are proud of our rich curriculum that has been developed to provide an exciting education for the pupils. We are a generic special school catering for the needs of secondary students up to the age of 19. Our students have a range of learning difficulties.

We are seeking an outstanding, skilled and inspirational classroom practitioner (HLTA or teacher) with the ability to deliver the highest quality education through a dynamic curriculum to a group of students with complex learning difficulties. Applications are welcome from HLTAs, NQTs and experienced teachers.

Expectations are that the successful applicant will:

  • Set the highest standards for themselves and students
  • Be an outstanding, positive and inspirational practitioner
  • Have highly effective communication skills and a commitment to a collaborative, team approach
  • Have excellent subject knowledge of the curriculum and new developments
  • Have experience working with young people with severe and complex learning needs
  • Work well in partnership with parents, governors & other stakeholders
  • Work within & embrace the ethos of the Academy and The Shaw Education Trust


In return, Walton Hall Academy can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work with a staff team of positive, enthusiastic and skilled teachers
  • Excellent resources and an attractive working environment
  • Fantastic students who are eager and ready to learn
  • A supportive academy sponsor with a clear and strong vision
  • An opportunity to work in collaboration with other Shaw Education Trust Academies

Candidates are encouraged and are welcome to visit the Academy. Please telephone on 01785 850420 and speak to Amanda Cameron, Academy Principal or Sarah Harris, HR & Finance

The salary range for this post will be dependent on experience and qualifications.

This post will commence after October half term 2019


Application Packs are available from:

HR & Finance, Walton Hall Academy, Stafford Road, Eccleshall, Stafford, ST21 6JR [Tel 01785 850420]


On the Academy’s website:

Closing date: Wednesday 25th September 2019 at 12 noon

 Applications received after this time will not be accepted. CVs WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Interviews will be held on Friday 27th September 2019.

The Shaw Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from schools or by visiting

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