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IT Teacher

Job Type

Full-time, Permanent (Term Time Contract)


£40,000 to £44,500 DOE

Closing Date


About the Role

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of pupils with Special Educational Needs (SEN)? Do you have passion for all things IT, unlimited energy and patience to share your technology skills with our pupils to inspire young minds? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

We're seeking an IT Teacher to meet the exceptional demand for our School.
As an IT Teacher at Yarrow Heights School, you'll demonstrate a thorough curriculum knowledge, the ability to innovate and create stimulating lessons which meet each child's needs, so that they make exceptional progress and accreditation, whilst ensuring they gain essential skills and knowledge for their future success. You'll deliver high quality teaching, supported by effective use of resources leading to high levels of achievement for all pupils.


Qualifications and Training:

·       Qualified Teacher Status (Newly Qualified teachers are welcome to apply)

·       Subject Specific Degree


·       Experience working with children with special educational needs, such as autism, SEMH, and ADHD, is preferred.

·       Training in aspects of SEN, i.e., ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism, is advantageous. 

·       Teaching experience; involvement in school self-evaluation and development planning

·       Desirable to have line management experience of departments

·       Experience of contributing to staff development

·       Desirable to have experience of safeguarding, either as a safeguarding officer, or safeguarding lead.

Skills and Knowledge:

·       Data analysis skills, and the ability to use data to set targets and identify weaknesses

·       An understanding of high-quality teaching, and the ability to model this for others and support others to improve

·       An understanding of school finances and financial management

·       Effective communication and interpersonal skills

·       Ability to communicate a vision and inspire others

·       Ability to build effective working relationships

·       An understanding of the processes involved in EHCP documentation

Personal Qualities:

·       A commitment to getting the best outcomes for all pupils and promoting the ethos and values of the school

·       Ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively

·       Commitment to maintaining confidentiality at all times

·       Commitment to safeguarding and equality

·       Boundless energy, creative thinking approach and a can-do attitude

About the Company

Yarrow Heights School is a mixed 7-19, local authority funded, SEN day school for children, most of who are able learners with an EHCP and a diagnosis with ASC and associated needs.
At Yarrow Heights every pupil is valued and treated as an individual and with respect. We are a team with extensive experience and expertise in special education and therapeutic support for pupils whose needs can no longer be met in a mainstream provision. The vision of our school is to nurture aspiration, develop resilience and empower learning. It is centred on our single desire to make a positive, lifelong difference to the lives of our pupils.

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