Posted 21 September by The Aurora Group

Essential Criteria: PGCE, Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent teaching qualification and evidence of in-service training.
Location: Stoke
Contract Type: Full-time
Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: In line with TPS - £25,714 - £36,961

The Aurora Group
The Aurora Group is an innovative provider of education and care for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. 

We are currently looking for an experienced Teacher in Stoke on Trent where our 'Outstanding' rated Aurora Hanley School supports young people aged 6 - 19 with complex needs typically related to Asperger’s Syndrome, Autism and associated conditions.

The Role:
As our Class Teacher; your role will be to provide high quality, challenging and differentiated educational activities and experiences through the teaching of a broad and balanced curriculum to enable our pupils to achieve their full potential in all areas of learning. Experience of Key Stage 2 delivery would be beneficial. 

To facilitate this, you’ll plan and deliver lessons according to DFE guidance and the school’s policies and be responsible for the day to day running of the class and other relevant aspects of the running of the school. 

You’ll supervise and provide support and guidance to our Teaching Assistants and Higher Level Teaching Assistants and play a key role in their Professional Development Reviews. 

Naturally, you will take responsibility for implementing school policies and practices, including those relating to safeguarding and equality of opportunity. Additionally; you will also be expected to carefully monitoring the health, well-being and personal care of our pupils; informing care/medical/behavioural support teams and any other relevant professionals of any concerns.

Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate:

  • Qualified Teacher status
  • Thorough working knowledge of the curriculum, new OFSTED frame work and how to adapt this for pupils with SEN
  • Experience of working with young people with ASD
  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures
  • Ability to create and maintain nurturing relationships with young people
  • Experience of managing a range of approaches to learning, to include the students with anxiety.
  • Knowledge of strategies and visual teaching methods to engage reluctant learners important.
  • A flexible approach and a high level creativity 


  • Employee Assistance
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Car Lease Scheme
  • Healthcare Plan
  • Free Parking
  • Perk box
  • Teachers’ Pension

If you are interested in this great opportunity then please apply on-line, or for more information, please email  

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer.

Reference: 40932116

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