Employer: Chesnut Lodge School
Salary: M1-M6 £25,714pa - £36,961pa, plus SEN Allowance £2,270pa
Location: Green Lane, Widnes, WA8 7HF
Contract: Temporary
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 25/06/2021 at 23:55
Reference: TLRs/21/155137


Main scale: £25,714 - £36,961 plus SEN Allowance - £2,270

32.5 hours per week

Are you an experienced class teacher who is looking for a new challenge?

A vacancy exists for a suitably qualified / experienced Classroom Teacher to join the team at Chesnut Lodge Special School. 

Our school caters for pupils aged 2 – 16 years, with complex needs arising from physical, sensory and medical difficulties.  We are a well resourced school and enjoy a high profile within the local community. 

The Governors, staff and children are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, energetic, versatile and committed class teacher to provide a high quality curriculum meeting the wide variety of needs and abilities of the pupils at Chesnut Lodge (levels in the school range from early Engagement Steps to Progression Steps 6). 

We are looking for a teacher with a passion for working with pupils with special needs and an understanding of teaching a sensory based curriculum as well as the National Curriculum.  Following appropriate training, you must be willing and able to engage in and lead your class team in behaviour management strategies when required.

We are committed to providing high quality Continuing Professional Development and will support you by providing appropriate training and support for the post. The post will be in the Primary Phase of the school.

The successful applicant will be required to complete appropriate training programmes, including those required to meet the physical, including intimate care, feeding, behavioural and medical needs of the students.

You should note that, if successful, you will be required to obtain a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) or Enhanced DBS check for Regulated Activity.  Further information about DBS can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check/overview.

Application must be made on the Halton Borough Council job vcancies website.

Candidates are advised to read the Job Description and Person Specification carefully and to base their application around these.  

All information must be included within the application form – attached CVs and Personal Statements will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 25th June 2021

Interviews will take place on:  9th July 2021

 The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Halton Borough Council is an equal opportunities employer.

How toapply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CVs. Please fully complete the on-line application form.




This vacancy is now closed


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