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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:






 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.

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.


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 23rd February at 12.00 hours.

Interviews will be held 6th March 2018.