Ref 174729
Grade MPS/UPS + SEN min
Salary £25714 to £ 41604 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 06.09.2021 
Closing Date midday 12/04/2021 
Ainslie Road , Fulwood , Preston , Lancashire , PR2 3DB
Tel: 01772 774752
School website:
Roll: 53
Are you an enthusiastic teacher of science?

Is your behaviour management top class?

Are you looking for the next challenge in your career?

Moorbrook is looking for a highly qualified, dynamic teacher who can devise and deliver curriculum that will engage and enthuse our pupils.

Moorbrook is a ┐good┐ special school for young people aged 11 to 16 years with an EHCP for Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH). We support a neurodiverse population where the vast majority of pupils have a diagnosis of ASD and or ADHD with related anxiety. Some pupils have specific or moderate learning difficulties. They can at times display a range of challenging behaviours but provide a very rewarding environment to work in.

We are seeking to recruit a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher who is able to teach Science across the school to GCSE, you will have autonomy and support to lead and grow your own department within the established school community. It is advantageous that the person can offer second subject. The ability to form positive relationships with pupils and put them at the heart of your work is essential, as is a resilient nature. You should lead by example and be passionate about your subject and your professional development. The person appointed will join a committed staff team who are determined that the school should be judged as ┐Outstanding┐ at our next inspection.

The school is committed to safeguarding, and to promoting the welfare of, all its students.

Closing date : Monday 12th April 2021
Short listing: Friday 16th April 2021
Interviews : Friday 23rd April 2021

Application forms to be returned to the school bursar-
Informal visits welcomed, the Headteacher will be available for informal visits in the week of Monday 12th April 2021. Please contact the bursar if you wish to visit.

Rehabilitation 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
  • First Degree in a relevant Subject to be taught
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Teamteach qualification or willing to train in Teamteach
  • Desirable Qualifications
  • Higher degree or further qualification
  • First aid trained
  • Essential Experience
  • Training and experience of teaching in KS3 and KS4
  • Experience of working with challenging individuals
  • Experience of teaching more than one subject

  • Desirable Experience
  • Experience in more than one school
  • Experience in KS2
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    By appointment with the Headteacher- call to arrange

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    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.