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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. We also have a good record of supporting newly qualified teachers.

The post commences on 24th August  2018 for 1 year to cover maternity leave.

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

  • 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.

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 2nd May 2018 at 12.00 hours.


Interviews will be held 8th May 2018.

RECEPTIONIST – Full time, 37 hours per week for 42 weeks per year

(term time only plus 10 days prior to the start of the academic year and 5 days to be agreed)

(Working from 08:00 – 16:00 each day)


To Start 4th June (or as near to that date as possible)


Salary is £14,500 per annum


We have a School Receptionist post available at this Special Needs School based in Hinckley, Leicestershire Our aim is to inspire and support children and young people to develop vocational and life skills for healthier, happier futures and we are looking to appoint a person to be part of a team that contributes towards this.

The School Receptionist is the first point of call for visitors to the school, parents, staff and children. As the ‘face’ of the school the receptionist should be welcoming, personable, helpful and able to represent the School in a professional and friendly manner. In addition it is essential that the person for this role is organised, able to multitask, work flexibly and have a ‘can do’ approach to work, as no two days are the same. The receptionist is also required to assist the Senior Administration Officer and Business Manager with various administrative tasks, requiring a high level of IT skills to include maintaining the Schools website and Social Media accounts ensuring consistent communication through various online media platforms.  You will need to have excellent administration skills and have the ability to work effectively as part of a busy team.


The successful candidate will need to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.


For further information please contact:


Rachel Blake on 01455 634582 or



Closing Date: Monday 30th April

Interviews: Friday 11th May


Please note that if you haven’t heard by 9th May please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful

This post is designated as a regulated activity and requires an enhanced criminal records check for a regulated activity (including a barred list check).