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Teacher - Key Stage 1 and 2




Eastwood Grange School, Milken Lane, Ashover, Derbyshire, S45 0BA

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£27,600 - £31,778 per annum


37.5 hours over 39 weeks. Mon, Wed, Thu - 8.30-4.00/Tues - 8.30-4.30/Fri - 8.30-3.30

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.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast developing school. Your experience, knowledge, enthusiasm and innovation will help you to deliver high quality and exciting lessons that will be fully supported by the schools leadership.

We are looking for an innovative and creative thinker who can bring the curriculum to life both inside and outside of the classroom environment. We are keen to hear from educational professionals who can think outside of the box in order to engage and enthuse a diverse range of abilities in the learning process.

You will:

  • Bring ideas, energy, enthusiasm and a commitment to developing reading and phonics in your class and the wider school community.
  • Have the ability to teach subjects across the curriculum is required to support the schools offer of a broad and balanced curriculum. Y
  • You will need the ability to deliver all Core subjects at Key Stages 1 and 2 level including teaching our Identity Curriculum, incorporating SMSC/FBV, Relationship Education, PSHE and SEAL, and working pastorally with our children, as well as utilising personal skills and interests that might help to support our expanding curriculum in practical ways. 
  • Be resilient to dealing with difficult behaviours and a flexibility to classroom practice, to support strategies for learning, will be necessary.

We want all of our pupils to experience the best in a high quality learning environment - our curriculum is supported by our own therapeutic team that work alongside our teaching staff to develop strategies to help and support the pupils.

You will benefit from opportunities for further professional development and career progression as we value and support our staff in all aspects of school life. We have a comprehensive induction programme for staff, an open door policy and a highly supportive leadership team, who are personally familiar with the teaching and learning processes at Eastwood Grange School.

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

Eastwood Grange is a day school, located in the village of Ashover, near Chesterfield, that provides a high quality of education for up to 50 boys and girls for the age of 5 to 18. All our pupils have education, health and care plans and experience social, emotional and mental health difficulties. We are a forward looking and innovative school that seeks to transform the lives of the pupils in our care. The introduction of girls and a lower age group is new and has been achieved through a complete refurbishment and material change to the school. This will bring exciting new challenges and opportunities to the right candidate.     

Division DBS info


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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