Required for January 2018

Location: Doucecroft School, Eight Ash Green

Salary: £22,244 to £32,831 plus up to 2 SEN points available for a suitably experienced and qualified candidate

Full time role

Job ref: D152

Autism Anglia’s Doucecroft School is a vibrant, dynamic and highly supportive independent day and boarding school for children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Condition.

Our school provides a bespoke, individualised education to children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Condition and has a proven track record of dramatically raising the outcomes for the students who have completed their education with us.

Our school has multidisciplinary working at the heart of achieving outcomes for children and young people, with specialist therapists and professionals providing expertise in addition to the highly skilled education team.. All staff within the school are committed to striving towards outstanding, led by an enthusiastic and dynamic senior management team.

Required for January 2018; a highly motivated and inspirational teacher who is committed to improving the life chances of children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Condition. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced teacher to develop their career in a school which offers excellent continued professional development, support and supervision. By its nature, Doucecroft School offers an excellent work/life balance reflected by small class sizes and a senior management team who are committed to reducing the administrative tasks of its teachers, in order to allow teaching staff to focus heavily on direct outcomes for the students.


  • Qualification in Teaching, eg BEd, PGCE – essential
  • Qualification/training in special education – essential
  • Knowledge of S.E.N. and assessment across both P levels and National Curriculum levels - essential
  • Relevant experience working with students with autism or learning disabilities in an educational setting – essential
  • Training in the management of challenging behaviour - essential
  • Experience working with students across the ability range and autistic spectrum - desirable
  • Experience managing a team of learning support assistants 

Visits to the school are highly recommended to fully appreciate the fantastic environment and ethos of our school. For an informal chat about the role or to organise a visit please contact Jane Smart; Head Teacher directly on 01206 772134

To apply for this job please use the links below to download the application form and associated documents.  Please complete and return to us at  You will need to refer to the Application Guidance Notes, Job Description, and Person Specification document while completing the Application Form. Please note that the Application Form includes the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and the Disclosure of Criminal Convictions Form. If you would prefer to receive an application pack by post, please contact Doucecroft School Office on 01206 771234.

Closing date for applications will be Friday September 29th 2017

If no response is received within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful. You are welcome to apply again for other positions.

Job Description And Person Specification

Application Form

Guidance Notes

Autism Anglia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check as well as requiring a signed declaration of ‘disqualification by association’ for anyone who lives or works in your household.