Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
School Type:
Special Primary with Secondary
School Size: 0-250
School Age Range: 7-18
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: Longdon Green, Lichfield, WS15 4PT
Ofsted Ranking: Not yet rated


Class Teacher

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Do you love teaching? Do you want to have the autonomy to create fun, exciting and engaging lessons for children with Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) challenges and or Autism? Longdon Hall School is looking for innovative thinkers who can create new and encapsulating ways of teaching the bespoke curriculum to our students.

We are looking for a creative, active and open-minded Class Teacher to join our family feel team at Longdon Hall. You must have a keen interest in encouraging and inspiring even the most challenging of minds and behaviours. We are looking for candidates, who want to get involved, have their ideas heard and who are resilient and caring. If you are an NQT, we are also happy to receive your application. Ideally, you will be a creative thinker and be able to turn the subjects you teach into fun and engaging ones. Previous experience or a professional interest in SEMH and Autism would be preferred, however, if you would still feel confident you are right for the role, please research Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) and Autism to understand the challenges it presents.

Longdon Hall School is an independent specialist day school for boys and girls aged from 7 to 18, catering for children with a wide range of social, emotional, and mental health needs. Our dedicated team, work together to ensure successful outcomes for pupils who often arrive at the school with a troubled view of education and life.

The established staff team come from a variety of backgrounds and have individual skills, which can be utilised, within this school. We have a multidisciplinary team including clinicians who you will be able to learn off and collaborate with in order to achieve the best outcomes possible for our children.

Why work for Longdon Hall?

  • Intensive training including a two week induction and buddy system
  • Defined career pathways with support to achieve your goals
  • Access to shopping discounts, a wellbeing platform and a CPD online course account
  • Backing of a large company so you will be supported locally and nationally and may be able to progress quickly with dedicated training provided.
  • And it goes without saying: company pension, free parking and a free DBS

Acorn Education and Care are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.

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About Longdon Hall School

Longdon Hall School
Standing in a superb therapeutic setting with its own grounds and Forest School woodland, Longdon Hall’s outstanding reputation stems from its overwhelming success in re-engaging the most vulnerable and disillusioned learners across the Midlands.

With an innovative curriculum to reignite interest in each pupil, Longdon Hall embraces a raft of initiatives with personalised targets to ensure every child can make excellent progress which is appropriate to their specific needs.