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Teacher – Primary

Reference: 85f43d90-5d81-42be-8d45-fffcc049a23d
Employer: The Aurora Group
Location: Horley
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Overview and Responsibilities

Teacher – Primary

Location: Smallfield, SurreyContract: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £31,350 – £46,179 per year (M1 – UPS2 Fringe) Plus £5,000 Welcome bonus For Qualified Teacher Hours: 40 hours per week

Start Date: we are looking for an immediate start but will accept a September start if required

Aurora Redehall School

We’re currently looking to recruit a Primary Teacher to join our team at Redehall School. The successful candidate will be delivering high quality teaching and learning. Our students are aged between 6 – 16 with difficulties with communication and social interaction, typically associated with Autism.

Aurora Redehall School is linked to Caterham Education Centre, they share the same Principal and Head of School, however each site has its own Assistant Head and team of Teachers and TAs There is also a full therapy team on site to support staff and students. Although the sites operate separately, students and staff do cross between sites.

To take a virtual look around our school please click here: Aurora Redehall

What’s in it for you? / Why Should You Apply?

  • You want to make a difference in the lives of our students and their families.
  • You want to contribute to our broad and creative curriculum offer.
  • You want to work with an inspiring student population.
  • You enjoy working as part of a collaborative and committed multi-disciplinary team.
  • You have a strong commitment to student and staff well-being and want to work in an organisation with the same strong values.
  • You want to work within an organisation that support, develops and invests in their staff.

Key Duties:

You will be accountable to the school leadership teams to provide the following roles and responsibilities. Below is a small part of the responsibilities that you will hold, for the full job description please contact Liz from the recruitment team

  • To contribute to the delivery and development of the curriculum, having regard to the educational, physical and social needs of the students within a learning environment.
  • To work collaboratively with other members of staff as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • To maintain and use short, medium and long term plans in delivering the curriculum.
  • To set, monitor and review personalised targets that will optimise learning for each individual.
  • To monitor, assess, review and report on the progress and work of students to parents, team members, senior staff, examination and funding bodies through reports and identified meetings as directed and as is required through school policies and procedures.
  • To develop lesson plans analysing and self-reflecting on the outcomes.
  • To contribute to the review of Statements and EHC plans, PEP and LAC reviews.
  • To provide clear structures for lessons maintaining pace, motivation and challenge.
  • To maintain an overall awareness of current issues in the field of autism in order to be able to plan for effective teaching and learning.
  • To work in a non-confrontational way to ensure individual needs are met.

Please note that duties will vary and you will be expected to contribute to the overall aims of Redehall when required

Skills and Qualifications

  • PGCE, QTS, or equivalent teaching qualification and evidence of in-service training
  • Experience of teaching secondary age in a primary manner desirable.
  • Ability to teach across a range of subjects.
  • Relevant knowledge and experience of pupils with ASD, SEMH and PDA profile
  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures
  • Experience of managing a range of approaches to behaviour, including managing behaviours that challenge

Benefits and Additional Information

Be part of our successful team and also benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Life assurance
  • Competitive Pension
  • Welcome bonus is payable in 2 payments – 50% following successful completion of probation and 50% after one year service
  • Perkbox – offering high street discounts
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Car lease scheme
  • Fully funded training and qualifications
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Free membership to our Health cash back plan – Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more.

How to apply:

To apply please complete our online application form. For a copy of the job description please contact Liz at

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Aurora Group is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer.

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