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Teacher Primary (Maternity Cover)




Hurworth House School, Westfield Drive, Hurworth, Darlington, DL2 2AD

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Full Time


£22,917 – £32,126 Dependent on experience


37.5 hours per week

Job Advert - Division Information



Job Advert Role Description

Hurworth House School is seeking a Qualified Teacher of Primary KS1 & KS2 on a Maternity Cover. The successful teacher will start as soon as possible, ideally before September 2019. This Maternity cover will be approx 9-12 months. The ideal teacher will inspire the class, monitor progress, plan engaging lessons and deliver work differentiated to suit the various abilities in the classroom.

Hurworth House School is a SEMH specialist provision working with up to 57 children and young people from the age of 5 – 19 years.  It is an expanding school which has just opened a bespoke primary provision and is continuing to develop.  This is an exciting opportunity to work as a middle manager within a school which provides a blended academic and therapeutic approach for children with complex and multiple needs.  The school employs a professional and experienced therapy team and are developing practice and expertise in a range of areas, leading to innovative and successful approaches for the most marginalised children in our society.

We are looking for a passionate, dedicated, and devoted teacher who can  achieve the very highest standards of quality. We want people who are able to see the possibilities of all our exceptional learners and develop a provision that enables them to thrive. You will be joining an enthusiastic, friendly, and well qualified staff team and will find this post challenging, stimulating and rewarding. Priory Group is committed to the continuous professional development of our Teachers.

Salary expected will be £22,917 – £32,126 (M1-M5)

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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.



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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