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Job title: Teacher (Primary) Start Date: January 2017 (or as soon as possible thereafter) Location: Church Lawton School East Cheshire Contract: Full Time Permanent Salary: Main Scale depending on experience plus SEN Allowance of £2,001 Job reference: NASAT- CLS Who we and our customers are

We are the leading UK charity for people with autism and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism. We are proud of the difference we make.

Who we are looking for

We are a new and forward thinking Autism Specific Specialist Free School seeking an enthusiastic and committed Teacher to work across the Primary Department within the school. Supported by the National Autistic Society Academies Trust, by the third year of opening, we will cater for up to 60 young people aged 4-19 with Autism and Asperger Syndrome. As a part of the NAS Academies Trust, we are developing significant professional and working partnerships with the already established Independent NAS schools drawing on knowledge and expertise through professional working relationships to ensure best practise is shared. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of our school’s continued development where you will be working closely with the Principal, Deputy Principal Teaching and Support staff to improve learning outcomes for all pupils. We aim to deliver the highest level of education and experiences to ensure that the best life chances become a sustainable reality for every young person (on an individual needs led basis). Together, we will create a safe, positive and structured environment in which every young person is respected and encouraged to achieve independence (through academic, employment and personal skills development). To be considered for this role, you will need to be able to demonstrate a desire for improving pupil outcomes (including those of high aspiration and vision), as well as some specialist ASD knowledge (through experience and/or practice). The right candidate will have a passion for teaching and learning and the skills to engage, inspire and motivate our students. You will also offer a flexible approach to your role and be confident in delivering learning and development to a small group and across various levels of academic ability. By joining our team, you would: Have an opportunity to make a difference to the lives of our pupils and to our school; Meet and work with wonderful, hardworking pupils and colleagues; Have increased opportunities for continued professional development. For further information on our school please visit our website www.churchlawtonschool.org.uk

Church Lawton School is part of the network of free schools and academies owned and operated by the NAS Academies Trust, a company limited by guarantee in England (No 7954396). Registered office 393 City Road, London, EC1V 1NG



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How to apply

To apply for this role, please visit https://www.jobtrain.co.uk/nas/displayjob.aspx?jobid=269 to complete the online application form. Alternatively please request a paper application form from Sally Dunne, HR and Finance Assistant, [email protected]

. In the event of school holidays, this is also available from the school website. CVs will not be accepted in any circumstances.

Please do not use the Cheshire East Application Form.

We are inviting potential applicants to visit our school on Monday 12 th September at 10.00am. To register your attendance, please contact Sally Dunne, HR and Finance Assistant on [email protected]

For more information about this role please contact Sally Dunne, HR and Finance Assistant, [email protected]

Please note that school will be closed from 19 th July to 7 th September 2016. Any queries will be responded to on our return.

Closing date: 16 th September 2016 Interview date: Week Commencing 26 th September 2016

Unfortunately, we cannot respond to all applications. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview on this occasion. The NAS and NAS ACADEMIES TRUST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and adults who use our services and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Charity number 269425 (England and Wales); SC039427 (Scotland) NAS ACADEMIES TRUST Company number 7954396 (A charity by statute) We are an equal opportunities employer. Church Lawton School is part of the network of free schools and academies owned and operated by the NAS Academies Trust, a company limited by guarantee in England (No 7954396). Registered office 393 City Road, London, EC1V 1NG

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