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Personal Development / Transitions Teacher




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

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time




37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Aspris Children’s Services (an independent company which was formally Priory Education and Children’s Services) is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of specialist care and education for a reason. We recruit some of the most committed staff in the sector.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Teacher who is passionate about learning and who will add quality to our excellent team. You should be of Qualified teacher status, you will deliver a specialised and differentiated curriculum for students with the aim of supporting transition in to School.

You will:

  • Further develop and contribute to the schools 3 C ethos -building character and developing innovation through creative practice and research.
  • Facilitate and encourage a learning experiences that provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
  • Ensure all baseline assessments are completed for all new students and support young people to transition into a class group. In addition you will deliver intervention sessions as directed by the head teacher.

What do you get in return?

  • A generous salary
  • Being part of a company that invests in you and your team for personal and professional development
  • Reward and discount schemes
  • Pension
  • Enhanced DBS fee paid
  • Access to a holiday package
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing support

Aspris 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 the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Hurworth House School is a specialist SEND provision working with children and young people from the age of 5 – 19 years.  This is an exciting opportunity to work within a SEND environment which provides a blended academic and therapeutic approach.  The school employs a professional and experienced therapy team who work in partnership to provide specialist education for young people with a wide range of complex difficulties and autism.  Hurworth is committed to developing character through creative and innovative practice.

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For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our schools.

About us

Our UK specialist schools, colleges, children’s homes and fostering agency provide the highest standards of support to children with a range of needs. This includes autism, learning difficulties, social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties and supporting some of society’s most vulnerable children. With a large national footprint, as well as education services in the Middle East, this also offers significant and exciting development and progression opportunities for our staff.


Aspris Education & Children's 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. Aspris Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.


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