Apply online SEN TEACHER

Ref 179705
Grade Mainscale plus SEN allowance
Salary £25714 to £ 36961 
Salary Initial 1 year contract - with view to secure permanent
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01.01.2023 
Closing Date 12:00 noon 01/07/2022
Fielding Lane , Oswaldtwistle , Accrington , BB5 3BE
Tel: 01254 381782
School website:
Roll: 210
Due to the relocation and expansion of our GLD school the Governors and Headteacher are looking to appoint talented and enthusiastic teachers to join our Outstanding School. The school caters for 210 learners aged 11-19 with a wide range of SEND.

We invite applications from qualified teachers who are able to deliver a full, personalised curriculum. Ideally we are looking to appoint teachers with skills in or experience of leading English.

We invite candidates who have experience or a passion for working with learners with SEND.

The successful candidate should have a strong commitment to working with learners with a wide range of special educational needs and disabilities. Many of our learners are working at developmental stages below their age-related expectations, therefore we are looking for someone who can teach learners in an age-appropriate way whilst having the understanding that they are working at earlier stages of development. However, some of our students are capable of achieving GCSEs.

We are seeking passionate, dedicated teachers who able to inspire students to reach their full potential  The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate effective skills in working with a team of teaching assistants to provide a meaningful, motivating, and memorable learning experience  The candidate must demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and working in partnership with all stakeholders.

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 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.

Initial 1 year term fixed contract with a view to secure permanent position.

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

We are in the process of relocation to Burnley therefore this post is in relation to employment at Broadfield Specialist School Coal Clough Lane Burnley BB11 5AT

More Information can be found at
Essential Qualifications
  • Qualified Teacher Status with minimum of 2 years experience
  • Commitment to personal and professional development
  • Degree
  • Desirable Qualifications
  • SEN qualification
  • Recent relevant training
  • Team Teach
  • Desirable Experience
  • Teaching learners with SEN in mainstream or special school setting
  • Experience of being subject lead in English or passion for the subject
  • Working with learners with a wide range of needs including; ASD, Sensory Processing Differences, SLCN, SLD, CN, SEMH, MLD
  • Managing a team of classroom staff
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Lesson observations and formal Interviews to take part on 14th & 15th July 202.

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Application form attached.
    Please return 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.