North Wiltshire Special School (St. Nicholas site) Malmesbury Road, Chippenham SN15 1QF.


Permanent Full-Time Teacher MPR / UPR + 1 SEN Point


We are looking to appoint a suitably qualified skilled and experienced Classroom Teacher to join our highly committed team .


The newly formed North Wiltshire Special School on the St. Nicholas site caters for children with a wide range of disabilities. (SLD, PMLD, ASD. Age range 4-19 years). We currently have 72 pupils on roll and this number is due to rise to 81 in January 2021.


We are looking for someone who:

 Is able to ensure every pupil makes good progress  Has an excellent understanding of child development

 Is a good, or outstanding, reflective and resourceful practitioner, who is dedicated to making their practice the best it can be.

 Has knowledge and understanding of effective positive behaviour management strategies  Has the ability to think creatively to support pupils to overcome their barriers to learning

 Has experience in the Preparing for Adulthood Curriculum


We can offer you:

 A very thorough and diverse Special Educational Needs professional development package.

 The opportunity to develop your teaching skills in a community that is committed to improving outcomes for our young people.

 The opportunity to make a real difference in our school

 A friendly, supportive team of staff


Hours of work: Full time

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date (and time): Wednesday 25 th November 2020 at 12 noon.

Interview date: Wednesday 9 th December 2020

Commencement date: 19 th April 2021 or earlier by mutual agreement


Additional information:

If you are interested in this post an application pack can be downloaded from the school website at . Alternatively, please contact the Personnel Officer, Denise Horn, at the School on extension 204, email to request an application pack.

Candidates are welcome to contact the School to arrange a convenient appointment for a guided visit. This will be considered in line with the current Government guidance regarding social distancing.

Completed application forms to be submitted to Denise Horn by 12 noon on 25 th November 2020.


North Wiltshire Special School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.



Corbridge Road
NE46 1UY

Hexham Priory School uses Supply Teachers and would expect any supply teachers that we use to be on the Northumberland County Council supply teaching data base. To find out more details about joining the Teaching Supply scheme, please ring Northumberland County Council on 0845 600 6400.

We like to invite possible supply Teachers into school on a voluntary basis to spend some time with our pupils before they cover a staff member. We have found that this benefits both the pupils and the supply teacher, especially if they have little special needs teaching experience.

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