Ref 174763
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From ASAP 
Closing Date 23/04/2021 

Tel: 01772 336976
School website:
Roll: 112
We are a good school with outstanding features who continue to improve provision and success for all of our pupils. If you have a drive and desire to support children and young people with learning difficulties to develop into confident and successful adults, we welcome your application.
Moor Hey is a small Special School supporting the development of Primary and Secondary pupils who have Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs). Their difficulties are wide and varied and continue to be more complete and complicated year on year.

The school is very well placed to continue to make a significant difference to the lives of children and young people and places a strong focus on working effectively supporting the local community.

Required : asap or 1st September 2021.

The Governing Body are keen to appoint an outstanding early years classroom practitioner who is able to teach the full primary curriculum to a mixed-age and ability primary class. They will need to have significant experience of working with groups of pupils with a wide range of SEN, in order to meet the very diverse needs of our pupils.

The successful candidate will also have duties associated with form tutor requirements and be expected to take on a subject leader role.

Candidates will need to have enthusiasm and stamina in order to meet the needs of our young people on a daily basis.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required from the successful candidate.

We are an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community.
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
  • QTS Status BA (Hons) or BEd (Hons) degree
  • Desirable Qualifications
  • Early Years Specialism
  • SEN qualification
  • Essential Experience
  • Experience of working with pupils with Special Educational Needs.
  • Experience of working with pupils with challenging behaviour.
  • Outstanding classroom practitioner with evidence of setting appropriate expectations to advance learning by engaging and motivating pupils.
  • Desirable Experience
  • Experience of working in a relevant classroom/service environment (special school/short stay school).
  • Proposed Interview Date:

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    Virtual visits to the school are welcomed, please contact the school to arrange a convenient time.

    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.