Ref 173684
Grade MPR plus SEN1
Salary (11,194 to 15,692 actual for 2 days per week)
Term Part Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From asap  to temp extra hours available 
Hours 2 days per week
Closing Date 15/12/2020 
Ribchester Road , Longridge , Preston , Lancashire , PR3 3XB
Tel: 01772 782205
School website:
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Hillside Specialist School & College are looking to recruit an inspirational permanent, teacher for 2 days a week (Thursday and Friday). There will also be an opportunity to work an extra day (Tuesday) to cover temporary reduced hours up to 31/08/2022. Both positions are presently mixed KS2 classes. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to join our dedicated team.
Each class is supported by experienced Teaching Assistants dependent on the needs of the pupils. We believe in the uniqueness of every student, and offer a personalised approach to teaching.
The ideal candidate would need to be passionate about working with children and young people with autism and want to make a real difference to their lives and education.
Please see the Personal Specification form for the essential and desirable criteria afforded to this post. We would expect each of these criteria to be demonstrated in your letter of application.

Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form which is attached and available on the School website.

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

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Essential Qualifications
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Desirable Qualifications
  • Further qualifications related to special educational needs

  • Essential Experience
  • Experience of working with children with a wide range of special educational needs.
  • Desirable Experience
  • Experience of teaching children with SEN and Autism

  • Experience of teaching in a multi-disciplinary environment

  • Ability to plan, implement and evaluate individual teaching programmes for children with special educational needs

  • Ability to motivate, manage and develop staff

  • Ability to communicate well and develop effective relationships/partnerships with parents

  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:


    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Application attached. Please return completed applications to:

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.