Class Teacher Vacancy - The Mendip School

The Mendip School, Edmund Rack Road , Prestleigh, Shepton Mallet, BA4 4FZ, 01749 838040, email:

Class Teacher (With potential for DT TLR)

MPS1 - MPS6 + SEN Allowance 

FTE 1.0 – permanent

Starting September 2020

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and innovative class teacher to work at The Mendip School, a school for children aged 4-19 with Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Speech Language and Communication Needs.  The post holder could be placed within EYFS/KS1/KS2/KS3/KS4/KS5 depending on their area of experience and the need within the school.

We are committed to and passionate about the learning and progress of our pupils. Staff and governors have high aspirations for our children and we aim to provide a high quality, relevant and balanced education for all. There is a happy and positive atmosphere in which children can fulfil their potential and grow in self-confidence with respect for the people and environment around them. 

Applicants from specialist or mainstream settings are encouraged.  The position will be an excellent opportunity for colleagues looking for a new challenge in their teaching career.  Previous experience of working in a special school is an advantage although training will be provided.  

Applicants will need to be confident, resilient and have excellent communication skills.  We are a hardworking and enthusiastic team who enjoy the challenges and opportunities of working within a school environment.  If you are interested in joining our staff, please access further details and an application form from the vacancies section of the website.

Previous experience of working in a special school is an advantage although training will be provided. 

The Bath and Mendip Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

All applications should be emailed to  Please note, we cannot accept CVs.  

A full application pack can be found at

Closing Date: Sunday 12th July @ 5pm

Interview Date: Thursday 16th July 

Posted by Liz on June 30th 2020

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