Ref 174508
Grade Teachers Pay Range Plus SEN 1
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/2021 
Hours Full time per week
Closing Date 12 noon 13/04/2021 
Ribchester Road , Longridge , Preston , Lancashire , PR3 3XB
Tel: 01772 782205
School website:
Roll: 96
Hillside Specialist School & College are looking to recruit an inspirational permanent, full time Teacher from the new academic year September 2021. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to join our unique school. Hillside offers each member of staff free access to health and wellbeing services.
Each class is supported by experienced Teaching Assistants dependent on the needs of the pupils. We believe in the individuality 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. Visits to the School will be offered as part of the interview process to successful candidates.

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.

Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.
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
- Ability to plan, implement and evaluate individual teaching programmes for children with special educational needs
- Ability to motivate, manage and develop staff

Desirable Experience
- A wide knowledge of the continuum of need at all age levels
- Ability to teach autism specific approaches
- Knowledge of AAC/PECS/Makaton and other communication approaches
Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Please email the school with your contact details and availability

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

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Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached

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