Teacher (SEN)

Salary: Salaries in line with teacher’s main scale (M1 £22,917 – M6 £33,824)

Hours: Fulltime – Term Time

Location: Aurora St Christophers School, Westbury Park, Bristol

It’s a new era for Aurora St Christopher’s in Bristol. The site is currently undergoing a multi-million-pound redevelopment that will see current services modernised and upgraded and brand new facilities opened.  

As a result of this we are looking for new qualified Teacher to join our Teaching staff.

The purpose of the Class Teacher is to provide high quality, challenging and differentiated educational activities and experiences through teaching a broad and balanced curriculum aiming at pupils achieving their full potential in all areas of learning.

Aurora is an innovative provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with special needs and disabilities.

Key Accountabilities:

  • To provide a variety of educational activities tailored to suit the individual needs of the pupils allowing them to realise their full potential.

  • To promote pupils’ cognitive, social, emotional, behavioural, physical development and spiritual well-being through a Waking Day Curriculum.

  • To establish a warm, caring and supportive relationship with pupils in order to support them feeling safe and enabling them to enjoy and learn during their time at the School.

  • To promote and encourage independence and personal development in pupils and maintain high expectations of behaviour at all times.

  • To lead and manager the class team (Higher Level Teaching Assistant, Teaching Assistant and LCA’s)


PGCE, Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent teaching qualification and evidence of in-service training.


  • Working knowledge of students with complex needs and SEND.

  • Experience of working in a special school environment.

  • Experience of successfully delivering a differentiated curriculum to pupils with a wide range of needs.


Being part of The Aurora Group entitles you to a generous benefits package including:

  • Life assurance

  • Pension plan

  • High street discounts

  • Child care vouchers

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Paid Holiday

 How to apply:

If you’re inspired and wish to apply then click on “Apply Online Today”  or to find out more contact Aurora St Christopher’s School on 0117 973 6875 or email STC-Recruitment@the-aurora-group.com  

Agencies please note we are not looking to go to agency with this vacancy. 

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and adults in our care. Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

Click here to view the full job description

Click here to download an application form - If you are not applying online please email to: STC-Recruitment@the-aurora-group.com

Closing Date: January 10th 2018