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Class Teacher - Furze Down School

  • Location: Aylesbury Vale
  • Ref: FS11390
  • Closing date: 9th January 2020
  • Contract type: Temporary/Permanent
  • Working hours: Full Time
  • Salary: MPS / UPS


Teacher MPS/UPS + SEN  depending on experience

Fixed Term/Permanent

Full time post 

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Primary Teacher. 


About Us

Furze Down School provides a supportive and aspirational environment for children with complex Special Educational Needs (4-19). The school was recognised as being ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in 2006, 2009, 2014 and 2018 and we are looking for an inspirational teacher, able to build on this achievement.

In return we can offer you:

  • A school committed to your professional learning and development (training will be provided)
  • A supportive work environment which values (and challenges) everyone
  • An exciting, vibrant and creative place to work
  • Brand new facilities and a supportive staff team

For further information about our school visit www.fds.org.uk

About the role

To be responsible for the learning and achievement of all pupils in the designated pupil group, ensuring equality of opportunity for all.

Be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct.

To be a role model to pupil’s treat pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position.

To work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/carers, governors, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of pupils.

For more information please see attached Job description below. 

About you

The successful candidate will:

Be competent in all elements of the relevant Teachers’ Standards; an outstanding practitioner

Show evidence that their contribution to their current place of work has impacted significantly on pupil outcomes across a range of subjects and abilities

Have a strong working knowledge of the primary curriculum and how it can be modified to meet the needs of SEN pupils within the Communication and Interaction Strand

Show evidence of effective team-building and collaboration resulting in genuine impact on standards

Be able to build positive relationships with parents and carers so that they can support their children’s progress

Demonstrate a commitment to the following:

Raising achievement for all

Actively promoting inclusion

For more information please see attached Person specification below. 

Other Information

Informal visits to the school are welcome.

Arrangements can be made through the school office.

Tel 01296 711380

Address: Furze Down School, Verney Road, Winslow, Bucks, MK18 3BL

Please send completed application forms to recruitment@furzedownschool.org.uk by the closing date below.

Please note that we are unable to accept hand-written applications.

Closing date for applications 12 Noon Thursday 9th January 2020

Interviews to be held on Thursday 16th January 2020

Furze Down School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check before they are appointed.

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