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Primary Teacher - KS1 & KS2

Talbot House Children's Charity are looking to recruit a passionate and experienced Primary Teacher. Applicants must hold QTS with full Early Career Teacher (ECT) Status, formally NQT, to apply.

Suitable applicants must have experience of working with SEN pupils with complex needs, including SEMH, ASD, ADHD, trauma and attachment, to work in our growing school. Some of our pupils may have multiple needs. We are a non-maintained special school with pupils ranging from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 4, this role is to teach Key Stage 1 & 2. Class sizes are rarely bigger than 6 pupils. The applicant must have excellent knowledge of the curriculum, classroom management skills and high expectations for all pupils to achieve their potential.


See our Job Description and Personal Specification for full details of the vacancy. If you believe you have what it takes to become part of our fantastic team please apply.


Hours of work: 39 hours per week (term time plus some days as required e.g. GCSE results day). Working Monday to Thursday 8:00am to 4:00pm and Friday 8:00am to 3:00pm, alternative hours are Monday to Thursday 8:30am to 4:30pm and Friday 8:30am to 3:30pm.

Salary: competitive, we will consider all salaries for this role, equivalent M1 to M6. We offer a part SEN allowance for this role (this will rise again in April 2024 and to full minimum SEN in April 2025). Further details will be explained to those invited for an interview.


Start date: January 2024 (or sooner, pending your notice period requirements).

Working at the Charity you will:

  • receive death in service benefit, equal to 4 x basic salary, plus many other benefits such as employer assist program (EAP), GP and physio access and more.

  • be offered access to an independent financial advisor.

  • join the Teachers Pension Scheme.

  • attend staff events.

  • be working with a passionate team.

  • work in a bright and modern environment, with ample parking and grounds.

  • be provided with meals while at work.

  • be added to the DBS update service, paid for by the Charity.

  • be offered opportunities to undertake training and gain qualifications relevant to the role.

Closing Date: midnight, Sunday, 1 October 2023

Shortlisting Date: w/c Monday, 2 October 2023

Interview Dates: w/c Monday, 2 or 9 October 2023

If you have any queries regarding this position or the application process, please contact HR on: 0191 229 0111 or email:

To apply please fully complete our application form, using the personal specification to help you complete the 'skills, experience and knowledge' section of the form. Applicants who read our Tips for Applicants document before completing this section of our application form are more likely to be offered an interview. You will find our Tips for Applicants document attached above.


If you have any queries regarding this position or the application process, please contact HR on 0191 229 0111 or email hr at:

For safer recruitment reasons we are unable to accept CVs. You will find our Application Form attached above. CVs will not be reviewed.

Note: The Charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment (see full policy details on our website).This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances and continued subscription to the DBS Update Service. Please see link for further information:

Please note that this role is classed as regulated activity as it involves working directly with children and/or vulnerable adults. All shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a criminal records self-declaration form prior to interview. Please note it is an offence to apply for this role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and the Charity has the right to respond appropriately.

We can only accept a Charity Application Form for this role. We are not able to accept CVs for any role. If you submit a CV it will not be reviewed. Please view our safer recruitment policy. Applicants should be aware that any relevant issues arising from their declarations and references will be addressed at interview.

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