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The Abbey School

Full Time English Teacher for a Special School

Closing date: 24/06/2024 at 17:00

Job Start Date: 02/09/2024

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Key Stage: KS1/KS2

Salary Type: Main Pay Range

Salary Details: £31,350-£47,839 (Corem1-Excelm3 MPS/UPS) + SEN1 £2539

Hours of Work: Full Time

Location of Role: Farnham, Surrey

Job/Person Summary

Duties and responsibilities (full details are held in the job pack on our website)


·         Plan and teach well-structured lessons to assigned classes, following the school’s plans, curriculum and schemes of learning

·         Assess, monitor, record and report on the learning needs, progress and achievements of assigned students, making accurate and productive use of assessment

·         Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of students

·         Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge students

·         Promote good progress and outcomes by students

·         Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge

·         Participate in arrangements for preparing students for external tests

·         Keep student target cards and profiles regularly updated

·         Teach subjects outside of specialism when required

·         Attend parent evenings as and when required


·         Lead Annual Reviews for students in form group

·         Ensure all provision specified on EHCP is in place

·         Adapt, personalise and differentiate lessons to accommodate student SEND

·         Keep up to date and abreast of new SEND initiatives/legislation

Whole-school organisation, strategy and development

·         Undertake the role of Form tutor

·         Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the school’s policies, practices and procedures, so as to support the school’s values and vision

·         Coordinate a subject curriculum area

·         Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school

·         Work with others on curriculum and student development to secure coordinated outcomes

·         Provide cover, in the unforeseen circumstance that another teacher is unable to teach

·         Attend meetings, including but not limited to, subject specialist, CIN, pastoral and Team Around the Child

Application Procedure

How to Apply

Please complete the application form provided (or download a copy from the school website https://www.abbey.surrey.sch.uk/1270/vacancies ) and send to:

Zoe Mackie,

Operations Manager

The Abbey School, Menin Way, Farnham GU9 8DY

e-mail: [email protected] 

The Abbey School reserves the right to interview candidates before the closing date.


Closing date for applications:        Monday 24th June 2024

Interviews:                                      Monday 1st July 2024

We look forward to receiving your application to join our dedicated and passionate team

Safer Recruitment

The Abbey is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS, Children’s Barred List and Right to work in the UK checks are required for this post. The Abbey School is committed to creating a diverse workforce. We’ll consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, religion, belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, age, disability, marriage or civil partnership.

About us

Address: Menin Way, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 8DY

Telephone: 01252 725059

Website: www.abbey.surrey.sch.uk

Application form