Job ID no. VR36

Fairfields School

Teaching School

Fairfields School is a community day special school for pupils aged 3 to 11 years.  The school meets the needs of pupils who have severe or profound learning difficulties, with additional difficulties that may include physical difficulties, speech and language delay, sensory impairment and under developed social skills. Pupils may also have a diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Disorder. All pupils at Fairfields try their best to achieve throughout the school day, every day! The children are happy and have a real love for learning.

Fairfields is a well established school with a great staff team who have worked energetically to design and implement a bespoke curriculum and assessment framework. All staff believe that children learn best when teaching is purposeful, meaningful and memorable. Staff work hard to provide an engaging environment with irresistible invitations to learn.

Fairfields are seeking to appoint a great practitioner who has:

  • Successful experience of teaching children with a range of learning needs
  • The highest of standards and expectations for all children
  • A passion for a creative and personalised approach to learning
  • A commitment to working as part of a team to secure the best outcomes for children

In response, Fairfields can offer successful candidates:

  • A centre of excellence, judged to be “Outstanding”
  • Safe and happy learners making outstanding progress
  • A culture of partnership working
  • An inclusive environment
  • A motivated, talented and caring staff team
  • A continually developing learning environment that promotes optimum learning

Fairfields school is committed to safeguarding  the welfare of pupils and ensuring equality of opportunity for all pupils, staff, parents and carers; irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, race, belief, sex or sexual orientation and expects staff to share that commitment. The post is subject to satisfactory references, enhanced DBS & health clearance.

Due to COVID-19, as an alternative to a school visit, we encourage an initial conversation with the Headteacher. You can contact her by calling 01604 714777 but due to skeleton staff, please leave a message if you cannot get through or email

Application deadline: Tuesday 16th March 2021, 12pm.

Interview: Thursday 25th March 2021

Start date: September 2021

Salary: Main Scale + SEN Allowance

Please download and complete the application form and return to school via post or email to

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