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Class Teacher - English Lead

Bristol, Somerset
£25,714 to £41,604
Job Type
21 Jul 2022

Class Teacher - English Lead

Location:?Pilning, Bristol, BS35 4JN?

Salary:? £25,714.00 - £41,604.00 (M1 - UPS2)

Hours: 40 hours per week ?

An incredible school that offers SEN education to 7-19-year-olds with complex communication and associated difficulties are seeking a Class Teacher- English Lead.??

Putting students needs first, because they know that once they understand the young people s personal needs and individual learning styles, they can provide the right level of support to enable them to learn more effectively and achieve their full potential. Working with students to prepare them for adulthood, whether that be further education, training, or employment.?? ?

The main purpose of the role:

Our client is looking for an inspirational and engaging SEN Class Teacher to deliver high quality teaching and learning to children and young people with autism and complex needs such as ADHD, OCD and PDA, who may present with challenging behaviours associated with their autism. Some pupils may have multiple learning difficulties.

You will also be required to operate as English subject lead and take on middle leaders responsibilities

Key duties:?

  • Contribute to the delivery and development of the curriculum, having regard to the educational, physical, and social needs of the students within a learning environment.

  • Work collaboratively with other members of staff as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Maintain and use short-, medium- and long-term plans in delivering the curriculum.

  • Set, monitor and review personalised targets that will optimise learning for everyone.

  • Monitor, assess, review and report on the progress and work of students to parents, team members, senior staff, examination, and funding bodies through reports and identified meetings as directed and as is required through school policies and procedures.

  • Develop lesson plans analysing and self-reflecting on the outcomes.

  • Contribute to the review of Statements and EHC plans, PEP and LAC reviews.

  • Implement the aims of the school.

  • Lead on English across KS2/KS3/KS4.

  • Duties will vary, you must expect to diversify and lend a hand wherever is required.


  • PGCE, Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent teaching qualification and evidence of in-service training. (Essential)

  • Postgraduate diploma in Autism. (Desirable)

  • Experience of working in a special school environment and in particular with pupils with autism. (Desirable)

  • Working knowledge of ASD students with complex needs.

  • Evidence of sound knowledge of the national curriculum.

  • Knowledge, understanding and experience of autism and associated co-morbid conditions and how these can affect learning.

  • Curriculum development and implementation for pupils with SEN and in particular autism.


  • Full training and continued support

  • Life assurance and pension

  • Health cash back plan

  • Car lease scheme

  • Teachers Pension

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Perk box

  • Free parking

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  • Job Reference: 663292429-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Positive Futures Recruitment
    Positive Futures Recruitment
  • Location: Bristol, Somerset
  • Salary: £25,714 to £41,604
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent