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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
18/10/2021 12:00
FTE £25,714 - £41,604
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
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Job details 

Closing date:
18 Oct

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Further information

Fixed Term Maternity Cover
Start date: 1 January 2022
Mainscale – UPS3
FTE £25,714 - £41,604
SEN 1 Allowance - £2,270

This post is for a specific purpose contract to cover a maternity leave of an existing employee. The role will commence on 1 January 2021 and will come to its natural conclusion on the return of the substantive post holder.


Hexham Priory School is a special school (2 to 19 years) for pupils with severe learning difficulties and profound and multiple learning difficulties including those with Autistic Spectrum Conditions. School Leaders are keen to appoint the best candidate who will be deployed to teach based on their individual skills and experience. This is a fantastic opportunity for a class teacher to join our existing team of experienced and friendly staff.

We are looking for someone with experience of working with children with special educational needs as an essential. The candidate will be expected to teach pupils whose ability levels are below age-related expectations.

Candidates should identify the personal and professional qualities, curriculum strengths, knowledge, skills and experience they will bring to this post.

We aim to appoint staff who are:

• Highly motivated, hardworking and flexible.
• Outstanding practitioners, committed to working in partnership with parents and colleagues.
• Eager to develop their skills and experience.
• Responsible for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils.
• Positive, with a "can do" attitude.

Hexham Priory are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced criminal records check is required for this post.

Further information about the school can be found on our website.

An application pack is available on request via the school office – schooladmin@hexhampriory.co.uk

Completed application forms should be returned directly to the school by e-mail, no later than
midday on Monday 18 October 2021

Interviews will be held during week beginning 1 November 2021

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