Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
07/05/2020 12:00
£24,373 - £35,971
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Villa Real School
Closing date:
7 May
Further Information

Required from September 2020

Villa Real School is an all age Special School with pupils with SLD, PMLD and ASC. The school has recently achieved further success with OFSTED, Communication Friendly Status Award, Autism Accreditation Award and Equalities Award. The school leads and supports on innovation, research and staff development including research with University of Bedfordshire and Department of Education lead re Engagement Model.

The governors are seeking to employ an experienced, dynamic and enthusiastic teacher who has knowledge of students with a high level of need and wishes to join the school on its' exciting journey.

Teaching commitment to be negotiated upon interview.

The role includes:
• Support and implement the vision and ethos of the school.
• Play a major role in ensuring high quality education for all pupils and improvement in standard of learning and achievement.
• Take responsibility for co-ordinating a subject across the school.
• Take responsibility for a small class of Early Years pupils with autism and severe learning difficulties, supported by a highly skilled team of staff.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding practitioner who has:
• Excellent communication skills.
• A clear vision of special education and a strong desire to work in this field with a particular interest in Autism.
• An understanding of the needs of young children with high physical, medical and sensory needs including learning and behavioural difficulties.
• Experience and understanding of Early Years curriculum.
• A positive approach to the management of behaviour.
• High yet realistic expectations of pupil and a commitment to meeting individual needs.
• A personable nature and the ability to work well as part of the staff team
• A desire to be involved in the full life of the school.
• Experience and understanding of co-ordinating MFL, ICT or PSHCE.

In house training in the communication systems and behaviour management techniques used in school will be provided.

Application form and further details are available by email and returnable to the Head Teacher. For an informal discussion about the post contact j.bowe300@durhamlearning.net, shortlisted candidates will be informed by w/c 11.05.2020 and are encouraged to visit the school.

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community. Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

This job is not open to job share

Closing date: 7th May 2020 at noon

Interview date: W/C/ 18th May 2020

Villa Real School
Villa Real Road,
Co. Durham.

Tel: 01207 503651
Email: villareal@durhamlearning.net
Website: www.villarealschool.co.uk