Job Opportunities

We currently have the following job vacancies at Avalon School:

POST: 1 x Full time Teacher, permanent contract

Salary Range: MPS 1-6 + 1 SEN point (£2062), NQTs welcome to apply

Core responsibilities: Class teacher, teaching the full breadth of the curriculum.

Start Date: September 2019

Are you an inspirational teacher who has a passion for teaching pupils with SEN?

Are you skilled in supporting learners with additional needs, including learners with a range of learning difficulties, social emotional mental health needs, autism or speech, language and communication needs?

Then Avalon could be the school for you! We are seeking a creative, dedicated and engaging teacher to join our skilled, enthusiastic and dynamic staff team, to enable our pupils to make the best academic and holistic progress. 

Avalon School is a special school for 55 pupils aged 11-19 years with a broad range of cognition and learning needs. It is a good school [Ofsted 2018]. Our pupils enjoy learning, enabled by a skilled and dedicated staff team. Avalon is a growing school, with numbers due to increase across the key stages for the next academic year.

The curriculum is designed to enable pupils to take their next steps in to their adulthood with the confidence, skills, independence, determination and knowledge they need. Providing an extensive curriculum that is rich in opportunities to develop skills for life, work and wellbeing is a core value.

-          Do you have the passion to ensure all our pupils achieve this?

If so we would love to hear from you!

We encourage you to visit the school and meet our learners – please contact the office to arrange a tour.

Application form: in the personal statement section please focus on identifying how you meet the requirements of the person specification.

Closing date: 9:00am Monday 20th May 2019

Interviews: Thursday 23rd May 2019

Avalon School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff, external agencies and volunteers to share this commitment.  This appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  

POST: MID DAY SUPERVISORS, Fixed Term to 31st August 2020 (in the first instance)

GRADE:             Grade 15 point 3-4: £9.36 per hour, rising to £9.55 per hour

HOURS:             8.75 hours per week for 38 weeks per year 

                              (47.5281 paid weeks per year)

Term time and to be available for INSET days and job related specific training as required.

(Monday to Friday 11.45am – 13.30 pm)

Supporting pupils in the dining room, lunchtime clubs or on the playground; ensuring safety, discipline and well-being and attending to pupils’ personal care needs.

Opportunity for additional supply work supporting pupils in class.

Enhanced DBS check required

TO APPLY:          Complete and return the SCC Application Form below by email to or drop into the school office. Contact Tel: 01458 443081 

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