Teacher (Horton Lodge Special School)

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Horton Lodge Special School, Rudyard, Leek
MS1 – MS6 (£25,714 to £36,961) plus SEN Allowance £2270
04 May 2021
17 May 2021
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time




(5 days, permanent)

We have an exciting opportunity for an inspirational teacher to join our dedicated team from September 2021.

Horton Lodge Community Primary School is a Local Authority Residential Special School for children aged 2-11years with physical disabilities and associated learning difficulties. Our pupils have a range of complex needs including cognitive, physical, sensory, and health related disabilities. Horton Lodge is a small and friendly school with incredibly passionate staff who are constantly striving for the very best for our pupils.

We are offering the opportunity to work in our innovative school in a beautiful setting with pupils who are happy and enthusiastic about learning. We have a skilled and highly dedicated staff team and a very supportive Governing Body. Appropriate training and support will be offered to the successful candidate to ensure they are successful in their duties.

We are looking for a candidate with the following:

  • High professional standards and expectations
  • Excellent teaching and classroom practice
  • Knowledge of curriculum developments, assessment procedures and educational initiatives within a specialist SEND setting
  • The ability to lead a team of support staff and to inspire, challenge and motivate others across the school
  • Commitment to making a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school.

Applications are welcomed from newly qualified teachers and more experienced teachers. This position is also being advertised on Conductive Education job sites.


Visits to school following current COVID guidelines or a meeting with a member of the leadership team on Teams are warmly encouraged. Please contact the school office to arrange an appointment.

Salary Range: Teachers Main Pay Scale + SEN allowance £2,270

Closing date for applications: Monday 17th May 2021 at 12 noon

Interviews: Friday 21st May 2021

Application packs are available online at WM Jobs or from the school. For additional information please contact Linda Povey (Bursar) on 01538 306214 or by emailing office@hortonlodge.staffs.sch.uk. Your application should consist of an Application Form, Recruitment Monitoring Form and an accompanying letter (no more than an A4 page) detailing your skills, knowledge, suitability and experience in relation to the job description and person specification.

Applications should be returned to: Sarah Latham, Headteacher, via the email address; office@hortonlodge.staffs.sch.uk

Horton Lodge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.


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