Class Teacher, ASD Specialist

7 days left

High Point Academy, Friar Park Road, Wednesbury, WS10 0JS
MPR/UPR + 1 SEN Allowance
25 Mar 2021
22 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
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Hours: Full time

Contract Type: Permanent

High Point Academy

Friar Park Road


WS10 0JS

Phone: 0121 566 6690

Email Address:

Job Start Date: September 2021

High Point Academy specialises in the education of secondary-aged pupils with autism and moderate learning difficulties. The School has high standards of teaching and learning and is committed to ensuring that all pupils achieve their full potential.

We are looking for a highly effective creative and inspirational classroom practitioner to join High Point Academy, part of Forward Education Trust, a rapidly growing Multi Academy Trust established in 2017 serving special schools across the West Midland area. The successful candidate will be a highly skilled classroom teacher who is enthusiastic and

motivated to help our students develop and reach their full potential.

The successful candidate will:

• Have previous teaching experience and skills of working with children across at least two key stages including the secondary phase.

• Have experience of working with children with complex autism and communication difficulties

• Have QTS status

• Be a team player

We can offer you:

• A commitment to support you in developing new skills through a wide range of professional development opportunities and experiences.

• The opportunity to make a huge contribution to the education and lives of children who respond very positively to high quality teaching and support.

• A friendly and inclusive working environment.

You will offer us:

• Your considerable skill as an outstanding teacher who has experience of working with children with special needs.

• Your commitment to engaging and inspiring our pupils, and the ability to make a real difference to their learning and general well-being.

• Your flexibility, commitment and excellent interpersonal skills.

If you feel you possess these qualities, are passionate about working alongside pupils with SEND and would like to shape their futures at a progressive school, then we would like to hear from you.

Closing Date: 22 April 2021, 23:59pm

Applicants should apply at

Please note that only applications received via our application portal will be accepted, we will not read accompanying CVs. Enhanced DBS clearance, Disqualification (regulations) 2009, and prohibition checks if overseas trained. Certificate of good conduct will need to be obtained if applicable prior to interview. If you do not hear from the school within 14 days of returning your application form to us, please assume that your application has not been shortlisted.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.


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