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Grove Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this committment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS. The school will, in addition to this, make the necessary employment checks and take up references.



Class Teacher vacancy from September 2019.

NOR 110 pupils aged 4-19 with wide range of SEN including MLD/SLD/PMLD and ASD

Class Teacher   - NQT/ MPS /UPR + 1 SEN point

Crowborough, East Sussex

Grove Park is a successful and vibrant special school on the East Sussex and Kent borders.   We are seeking to appoint hardworking and enthusiastic practitioners, to join our school.   In addition to a full time post, there is potentially a job share position. Experience of working with pupils who present with a range of special educational needs including autism is desirable, but we welcome applications from teachers who have a specific interest and passion in the field of SEN.

Candidates should have:

• A commitment to and possible experience of, raising achievement in a special school setting

• The ability to demonstrate outstanding practice differentiating plans, writing Individual Education Plans, liaising with supporting agencies and implementing additional support programs to meet pupils’ specific needs.

• Relevant training and/or willingness to train and gain experience relating to working with pupils with autism and communication disorders including different forms of Alternative Augmentative Communication strategies (AAC), PECS and TEACCH training.

• Skills in managing a team of support staff or are keen to develop those skills.


We have successfully supported a number of NQT’s who have benefitted immensely from working with such a diverse population therefore applications from graduates looking for their first teaching position are welcome to apply.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic candidate. 

The school operates over three sites with our Secondary & 6th Form co-located with a mainstream academy. Pupils use a number of the schools as well as local community facilities to support curriculum delivery.

For further information please contact Alison Norman on 01892 603095


Closing date:  Midday Thursday 23rd May 2019

Interview date:  Tuesday 28th May 2019