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Class Teacher with an interest in SEND

Post Title: Class Teacher with an interest in SEND

Required: September 2024

Closing date: Monday 22nd April 2024 at noon

Interviews: Week beginning 29th April 2024

Salary: Main scale with SEND payment depending on experience and qualifications.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Discovery Primary Academy for a Class Teacher to join our specialist SEN room. The Leap Room is a designated space for our specialist SEND children of varying ages with additional needs who are supported by a fantastic team of 121 Teaching Assistants. This post is full time and permanent.

Discovery Primary Academy is proud to be part of The Four Cs Multi Academy Trust ensuring inclusion for all our pupils with an overriding aim is to ensure that we improve the lives of the children by enabling them to enjoy learning and fulfil their potential.

What are we looking for?

A class teacher to work in our Inclusive SEN room to support with a specific  curriculum for our high needs children who work in their own room fully equipped with a fantastic sensory space created especially to stimulate and support their learning.

The successful applicant will either hold a SEND certificate or have a passion to work towards the SEND certificate while developing curriculum strategies to most suite the needs of our SEN room children.

The successful candidate will also be:

  • responsive, loyal and a good team player.
  • enthusiastic, flexible and socially skilful.
  • competent, consistent, thorough and thoughtful.

What can we offer?

In return we can offer you:

  • A friendly and welcoming team who are united in their drive to ensure children achieve the very best
  • outcomes academically and socially
  • Polite and happy children who are keen and eager to learn, friendly staff and supportive Governors
  • A wide range of expertise and experience
  • Opportunities to share your strengths and learn with others
  • An academy that is committed to professional development. We have a great CDP and induction programme.
  • Supportive and caring Senior Leaders with a focus on workload and wellbeing.

Full details of the post and how to apply can be found on our website at www.discoveryprimary.com

We encourage all interested applicants to get in touch if they are thinking about applying for the position.
Tours of the academy are highly recommended, please contact Debby Pinfold at pinfold.d@discoveryprimary.com or on 01733 325001 to arrange a visit.

Deadline for applications is noon on Monday 22nd April 2024


Please refer to the job description and the personal specification when applying; outlining what skills, qualities and experience you can offer us at Discovery.


Discovery Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure.


We reserve the right to close the job advert early should we receive a high amount of applications.