Forest House School, Forest Road, Narborough, Leicestershire, LE19 3EQ
Priory Group Division
Education & Children's Services
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time
£22,467 to £33,824 (M1 to M6)
37.5 hrs per week
Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Job Advert Location Description

Located in Narborough, Leicestershire, Sketchley Forest House is a specialist day school for young people aged 8 to 19 who have Asperger’s syndrome, autistic spectrum disorder and associated conditions. 

Sketchley Forest House has been built following the success of Sketchley School and is under the same management and registration as Sketchley School, which has received an outstanding in all areas by Ofsted.

As a day school, we provide an alternative to residential education which supports pupils to develop independence and social skills, whilst living in their home environment. We aim to deliver the highest level of education and care according to individual need in a safe, warm, welcoming, structured and fun environment.

Job Advert Role Description

We are seeking to appoint a committed and reflective teacher, who has an understanding of how to meet the additional needs of pupils in a specialist provision, to join our vibrant and enthusiastic staff.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent skills in planning and reporting across the curriculum for key stage 4.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a small group of young people with autism and complex needs, supported by experienced Teaching Assistants. Additional training will be available where appropriate.

The successful candidate will:

  • Share our passion for high aspiration and achievement for all
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be highly organised and adaptable
  • Be committed to working in partnership with parents and outside agencies

The following skills would be of benefit to the role:

  • A good knowledge of autism and/or experience of working with young people on the autism spectrum
  • Experience in teaching maths and/or science preferable.

Priory Education Services are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with current and past employers and the Criminal Records Bureau.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Interviews & Assessment day: Friday 20th April 2018

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For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 5 years.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

If you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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