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SEN Teacher

Reference: 979a342a-d6c1-4f1b-ab37-c6a1eaa2447e
Employer: Outcomes First Group
Location: Liverpool
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

How would you like to be paid for five days but only work four ?

Our colleagues’ wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do at OFG, so we’re always looking for new ways to improve everyone’s work/life balance. We’re taking part in a trial of the 4-Day Working Week, meaning that you could be working one day less a week (or equivalent).

4DWW will be rolled out within our school, when we have a full complement of staff, and within the next year – so there’s never been a more exciting time to join us !

Job title: Teacher

Location: Hazel Cottage School, Fazakerley, Liverpool

Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum dependent on experience

Hours: 37.5 hours per week; Monday to Friday

Contract: Permanent; Term Time only

Are you a Teacher looking to enhance your career in Special Education?

Hazel Cottage is a new school meeting the needs of autistic pupils aged 4 – 11 years who may have additional needs. Hazel Cottage is proposed to be a 35 place school.

We are situated in Fazakerley, Liverpool. Our school is a Grade 2 Listed building which has been refurbished and re-designed to the highest standard to meet the needs of our wonderful pupils. At Hazel Cottage everything we do is centred around the individual needs of each pupil attending our school, with the aim that every learner is able to fulfil their individual potential and thrive. Alongside a broad, exciting and memorable curriculum, we focus on developing core life skills such as communication and social interaction, sensory processing and emotional regulation. We work towards every pupil being as independent as possible when they move on to the next stage of their education.

Main Purpose of the Job

To provide a high-quality education service for our students in accordance with Company policies, procedures and practices and the standards set by the Regulatory Body.


  • Experience of work within an education setting
  • Experience of planning, delivering and teaching lessons
  • Relevant Teaching Qualification
  • Willingness to work towards further qualifications as required
  • Undertake relevant group induction training on commencement


  • Experience of work with autistic spectrum disorders and/or challenging behaviour
  • To hold the National Award in Special Needs Coordination or a commitment to completing this award on taking up the post. Note: From 2024, this award will be replaced by National Professional Qualification for SENCOs
  • Driving licence

About Options Autism

For over 16 years Options Autism have provided care and education to pupils, young people and adults with autism, complex needs and learning difficulties. As part of Outcomes First Group, we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

Why join Options Autism?


Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the pupils and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and young people. All applicants will be subject to social media checks and successful applicants to a fully enhanced DBS.

You’ll work 80% of your contractual hours for 100% of your pay, giving you more time to do the things that make you happy.

How to Apply

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