Apply online CLASS TEACHER

Ash Grove , Bamber Bridge , Preston , Lancashire , PR5 6GY
Tel: 01772 336342
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The Coppice School is a happy, thriving school in Bamber Bridge, South Ribble for pupils between 2-19 years with a range of learning difficulties. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic classroom teacher†on a permanent basis to join our dedicated staff team.

The school is committed to safeguarding children and this post is subject to a check by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The interview will assess your suitability to work with children with a wide range of learning difficulties and complex needs. It will include questions relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We will only be contacting shortlisted applicants.

If you have not heard from us by the 21st April 2023, please assume that you have been unsuccessful. This position is full time/term time only.

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

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.

Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

More Information can be found at
Essential Qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status


Desirable Qualifications

Recent participation in relevant training

Relevant SEN qualification

Essential Experience

Experience of working with children/young people with a range of SEND to include complex learning difficulties and autism

Experience of parental engagement in childrenís learning

The ability to demonstrate a high standard of classroom practice

Experience of assessment, recording and reporting for pupils with a range of SEND and complex learning difficulties

Desirable Experience

Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team

Experience of working with children/young people with challenging behaviour

Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

With the Headteacher. Please telephone 01772 336342

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

Internet. Please return completed application forms for the attention of the headteacher to the school using the following email address;

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