Apply online SEND TEACHER

Ref 185654
Grade Mainscale plus SEN allowance
Salary £28000 to £ 38810 
Salary Initial 1 year contract with a view to extend
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/2023 
Closing Date Noon 21/04/2023
Coal Clough Lane , Burnley , BB11 5BT
Tel: 01282508629
School website:
Roll: 200
Due to expansion of school the Governors and Headteacher are looking to appoint talented and enthusiastic teachers to join our Outstanding School in a permanent position. The school caters for 200 learners aged 11-19 with a wide range of SEND.

We invite applications from outstanding teachers who are able to deliver a full, personalised curriculum.  Applications are welcomed from both ECTs and experienced teachers.

The successful candidate(s) should have a strong commitment to working with learners with a wide range of special educational needs and disabilities, in particular experience of teaching learners with ASD. 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.

We invite candidates who have experience of working with learners with SEND within KS3, KS4 and KS5.

We are looking to appoint teachers with any subject specialism and in particular the following areas:

  • Maths
  • Science
  • Computing
  • Post 16 Education

    We are seeking passionate, dedicated teachers 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.

    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.

    Lesson observations &
    Interviews to be held week commencing 03/05/2023
    More Information can be found at
  • Essential Qualifications

    Qualified Teacher status

    Commitment to personal and professional development


    Desirable Qualifications

    SEND qualification

    Recent relevant training

    Essential Experience

    Teaching learners with SEND in mainstream or special school setting

    Desirable Experience

    Working with learners with a wide range of needs including; ASD Sensory Processing Differenmces, SLCN, SLD, CN, SEMH & MLD

    Managing a team of classroom staff

    Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Telephone for an informal discussion on 01282 508629

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    The Headteacher c/o the School. Broadfield Specialist School
    Coal Clough Lane
    BB11 5BT. Headteacher C/O Broadfield Specialist School
    Coal Clough Lane
    BB11 5BT
    Or return Application Forms 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.