Ref 178902
Grade Teachers Pay Range
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From ASAP 
Closing Date Noon 21/01/2022
Eastern Avenue , Burnley , Lancashire , BB10 2AT
Tel: 01282 682316
School website:
Roll: 164
Ridgewood is an excellent special school in the East of Lancashire that provides specialist education to pupils with a wide range of SEND. We cater for pupils aged 11 – 19 years. We are co-located with a mainstream high school and have excellent facilities.

Due to our continued expansion we are seeking to appoint a skilled, creative, and enthusiastic teacher who is able to deliver the curriculum for those pupils with Generic Learning Difficulties. Please state any additional subject specialisms.

Visits to the school are encouraged and you will be warmly welcome. To arrange this or for any further information please contact: 
Essential Qualifications
* Degree
* Qualified Teacher Status
* Evidence of continuing professional development re: SEND and/or curricular
Desirable Qualifications
* Team Teach Intermediate trained
Essential Experience
*4 years minimum experience teaching pupils with SLC/ASD and a range of SEND, within a special school setting.
*Working knowledge of assessment procedures and ability to analyse and utilise progress data to support progress and raise achievement.
*Experience of leading a subject, long term project, or initiative
*Experience of multidisciplinary working
Desirable Experience
*Experience of leading and developing SLC provision across school
*Team Teach Intermediate trained
*The ability to communicate effectively and professionally with pupils/parents/agencies
*The ability to plan effectively to meet the learning needs of all students, including the management and deployment of staff and resources
Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Janet Lea - Deputy Headteacher

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable 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.