Employment Opportunities

Would you like to join our team? Our staff are the best advert for attracting our future workforce!

Newfield School is developing itself as a model employer and a true centre of excellence to offer integrated services to meet the needs of children and young people with learning difficulties and disabilities. We believe we can do this by unlocking the potential in our staff.

Please see details below regarding our current job opportunities:

  • Teacher

    Advert Date: Tue 17 April 18 - Closing Date: Mon 07 May 18


    Full Time – Permanent

    Main Pay Range to UPR3 plus SEN 2 allowance

    Newfield School is an impressive, well-resourced special school situated in Blackburn, Lancashire providing high quality specialist education, care and therapy for children and young people aged 2 - 19 years with a wide range of learning difficulties including autism, PMLD, SLD, complex medical needs, sensory impairments and physical disabilities.

    In Summer 2018, under the Leadership and Management of Newfield, we will be opening a new building to expand our autism provision.

    We have been judged as Outstanding by Ofsted (February 2016) – please click here to see our full Ofsted report.

    This post will provide an excellent opportunity for teachers interested in working in our outstanding school and offer exciting opportunities for professional development and personal growth.

    We are looking for a teacher to work in potentially any area of the school, however initially the post would be based in our NAS Accredited autism spectrum provision.

    We welcome applications from teachers who are creative, passionate and motivated to deliver high standards in education to join our friendly, supportive and dedicated school, starting in September 2018.

    A full programme of training and mentoring will be provided for successful applicants. Applications from NQTs are most welcome.

    If you feel you are at a time in your career where you would relish this challenge, please apply!

    Informal discussions with Vicki Clements, Deputy Head Teacher for ASD, or Jenny Nelson, Assistant Head Teacher for ASD are welcome, as are visits to the school. Please call the school on 01254 588600 to arrange.

    Find out more about our school by visiting www.newfield.org.uk

    Application forms are returnable to Newfield School, Old Bank Lane, Blackburn BB1 2PW for the attention of Gemma Woods.

    The closing date for applications is Monday 7 May 2018. Interviews will take place week commencing 21 May 2018.

    Newfield School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

    This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory check supplied by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions

    Teacher - Cover Letter
    Teacher - Cover Letterclick to download
    Teacher - JD & PS
    Teacher - JD & PSclick to download
    Application Form - Teaching Staff
    Application Form - Teaching Staffclick to download