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SEND teacher


We are looking for an SEND teacher to work with children from EYFS through to Y6, working within our inclusion team and reporting to our 2 SENCos.

We are interested in applications from teachers with SEND experience, such as working in a SILC, that are interested in delivering a personalised and ambitious curriculum for our SEND children.

Our purpose, our motivation is simple ‘ to give our children the best experiences we can’ and we are looking for a teacher that is passionate about supporting SEND children to join this purpose.

We are set in the developing inner-city community of Harehills, we're lucky enough to serve the children that make Leeds a diverse metropolis of language and culture, with over 41 languages spoken, 759 NOR and a staff team of 100, we are not your ordinary school, which is why we are looking for the extraordinary.

If you were successful, you would join a team of talented staff where our values of respect, creativity, tolerance and perseverance permeate through everything we do, they are our guide, which make Hovingham a special place to work.

Team Hovingham thrives on challenge and opportunity, we work relentlessly to ensure our children make rapid progress and we give our children engaging, enriching educational experiences delivered through passion and care.
Closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers is paramount to what we do. Social mobility is an issue in Harehills; which is why we continuously set out to transform standards at Hovingham. We are committed to ensuring that every child in Harehills has access to the best possible education in order to nurture their individual potential.
If you are interested, you need to be committed to delivering the best learning opportunities for every child; remove the stubborn learning challenges many of our children face so that every child succeeds.

If you share the same passion for inspiring the next generation, then apply below! Curriculum responsibility and TLR 3 may be available depending on experience.
Is this for you?

Are you a talented individual who wants to be a part of transforming education and helping to create an exceptional place of learning?

  • Are you knowledgeable about and experienced in implementing current good practice across all areas of teaching and EAL practices?
  • Do you enjoy teaching, have a desire to contribute to the development of our great school and are hungry for development?
  • Do you thrive working in a collaborative team approach?
  • Is your work ethic bound by energy, loyalty, passion and integrity?

If you said yes, smiled and feel excited - download the application pack for a full job description and person specification. When submitting your application please can you also submit a handwritten letter addressed to the children at Hovingham outlining Why Hovingham? and Why now? This will be used as part of the interview process.

If you would like a tour of our school and to meet the Principal, please email the Principal’s PA:
The closing date is 9am on Friday 12th May.

Please return completed applications to

Interviews will take place on Friday 19th May.

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