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Salary Scale:    Local Authority Scale 2


We require a cleaner to work at this Area Special School for pupils with Learning Difficulties (aged 4-19), working 12.5 hours per week 4pm - 6:30pm Monday to Friday


For an Application Pack please e-mail:  


or alternatively phone Anne Hare on 01455 634582

Closing date: 3rd March 2017


Duties will include the use of electrical and mechanical equipment, floor polishers etc for which you will receive training.  Ideally, although not essential, you will have knowledge of COSHH Regulations. You will undertake Health & Safety training to ensure that you are aware of your responsibilities for the Health and Safety of others as well as yourself when carrying out your duties.

This post is eligible for a DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (ie it involves certain activities in relation to children and/or adults) and is defined as regulated activity under Part 1 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006.

Dorothy Goodman School is seeking to promote the employment of disabled people and will make any adjustments considered reasonable to the above duties under the terms of the Equality Act 2010 to accommodate a suitable disabled candidate.


Classroom teacher


We are an outstanding  Area Special School looking to appoint a dynamic and resilient practitioner to the post of classroom teacher.

What we need from you:

  • Resourcefulness
  • Creativity
  • Tenacity
  • Flexibility
  • Positivity
  • Good team member and leader


Offering a broad and balanced curriculum in an all-age (3-19), broad spectrum special school, catering for pupils with a wide range of learning needs including those with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties, Moderate Learning Difficulties and Autism (who may be functioning at higher levels academically), the successful applicant will have high expectations of each individual learner at Dorothy Goodman School.

MPS/UPS depending on qualifications and experience and SEN 1.

The post commences on 22nd August  2017 (or possibility of starting sooner) for one year


What you can expect from us:

  • Vibrant school community with a continually evolving curriculum with support from fellow teachers and learning leaders to implement the curriculum
  • Opportunities to develop practice through leading a broad and balanced curriculum: staff working with older pupils have the opportunity to specialise in a vocational pathway
  • High quality CPD including our partnership work with Northampton University
  • Opportunities to work collaboratively with teams across the school; including specialist teams in communication, health and social and emotional support.


The school offers provision across five sites, which includes opportunities for pupils to access Dorothy Goodman classrooms at three mainstream schools. Please see the website for more information about opportunities for inclusive practice. Applications are welcome from teachers with experience across all subjects and key stages, as teachers are appointed to the school as a whole but we are particularly interested in anyone with science expertise.


Please contact Anne Hare (Head’s PA) on 01455 64582 or email anne.hare@dorothygoodman.leics.sch.uk  if you would like any further information.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to a check being carried out at an Enhanced level by the Disclosure and Barring Service regarding any previous criminal record.


Closing date for Applications is 24th February at 17.00 hours. Interviews will be held the week commencing 13th March 2017