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Interested in joining the Ivel Valley team?

We are looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join our team for the posts below. Visits for prospective candidates for all posts are welcomed and encouraged. To arrange a visit please telephone 01767 601010 or follow the guidance in the ‘Candidate Letter’ for the post.

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Class Teacher

Grade: MPS/UPS + 1 SEN point

Job Description:

An exciting opportunity to support the next stage of the development of our highly respected local special school and to deliver improved outcomes and life chances for our pupils.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, ambitious and highly skilled teacher who wants to work with our fantastic children and young people. If you think that you meet these criteria please get in touch (even if you haven’t worked in a special school before)!

In return we will offer you a structured induction programme and a commitment to your future professional development. In addition to this you will become part of a dedicated and enthusiastic staff team, a school with inclusion and respect at its core, and a school that is quickly working to establish itself as a centre of excellence.

This vacancy is suitable for a primary or secondary class teacher as you may be asked to work in any key stage across the school. However, previous experience, training and personal preference will always be taken into account.

Our school

Ivel Valley School is a maintained area special school catering for children and young adults aged from 3 to 19 years who have a wide range of complex learning needs and disabilities.

The job

You will be a member of the school teaching team. You will be class teacher on our school site.

This post will commence as soon as possible.

Pay Scale


Closing Date for Applications:

12 noon on Wednesday 5th February 2020


Thursday 6th February 2020


Wednesday 12th February 2020

Further details are available to download from, or from

We encourage prospective candidates to make an informal visit to the school prior to applying for this position.  See details on page 2.

We look forward to hearing from you.

IVS Teacher Job Pack Jan 2020

IVS Teaching Application Form

IVS Application Form Guidelines

Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Grade: Level 2A (Special Schools) Points 4 - 5

Salary: £9.55 - £9.74 per hour (term time only)

Job Description:

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and energetic teaching assistant. Although previous experience is preferred, we are looking for people with the skills, aptitude and attitude to work effectively with our pupils, all of whom have special educational needs. If you think that you fit the bill and would like to work with our fantastic children and young people please submit an application!

The successful applicant will be appointed to the whole school and you could be required to work on either site or in one of our satellite classes.
The post is a permanent full time contract and is for 32.5 hours weekly and the hours you will be required to work are 8.45 – 3.45 on a daily basis.

This is an exciting time to join the school and play a role in our future development. For further details please visit our website at:
Visits for prospective candidates are welcomed and encouraged. Please get in touch with Alison Cobb, Principal’s PA by email: or by telephone: 01767 601010 to arrange a visit.

Closing Date for Applications: Midday on Friday 24th January 2020

Interview Date: Friday, 31st January 2020

Letter to Candidates Jan 2020

Job Description

IVS Level 2TA Person Specification

Non-teaching-application-form-Feb 2019

IVS Application Form Guidelines