Gloucestershire County Council
Date Posted
School Gloucester Road Primary School
Address Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GL51 8PB
01242 512792
Web Site
Post Title (Subject) Specialist Teacher (Key Stage 2)
Grade Main Scale
Allowances (Not applicable)
This post is suitable for newly qualified teachers
Hours Full Time
Contract Fixed Term Contract (Until 31/08/2025)
Closing Date: 06/05/2024
Interview Date: 20/05/2024
Start Date 02/09/2024

We are seeking to appoint a Specialist Teacher to teach full time from September 2024 on a fixed term contract. This role is specialist as you would be leading a small class of 6-8 children of mixed age (Y3-Y6) who are having their specific needs met in a specialist way: in a low demand environment with high staff ratio and bespoke curriculums and daily plans, encompassing experiences that support them to thrive academically, socially and emotionally. We have successfully been offering this provision since January 2024 and wish to continue this offer into academic year 24/25.

The successful candidate will be committed to Gloucester Road’s aims, vision and values. In addition fulfilling the person specification, they will;

• Have creative ideas to plan and deliver engaging learning within our bespoke EARLY and DEEP curriculum.
• Support relational practice and strive to develop respectful relationships with all stakeholders.
• Be astute at planning and delivering a specialist teaching programme that ensures our pupils received the highest quality teaching.
• Have an astute ability to adapt to the individual needs of all pupils.
• Have experience and knowledge of teaching and working with children who have SEN.
• Be compassionate and consistent with pupils to enable them to regulate and access their education successfully.

We can offer you;

• A commitment to staff well-being in line with our well-being pledge.
• A Leadership Team and Governors who are united in a shared vision of improvement.
• A Staff Team who are passionate, friendly and inclusive.
• A commitment to individualised continual professional development.

We are a small primary school situated in the heart of Cheltenham with 208 pupils on roll. There is a strong, caring ethos between both staff and pupils and the school has a strong 'family' feel. Our children are polite, caring and happy. Our staff are friendly, hardworking and dedicated, as are our supportive parents and governors.

You will be challenged but well rewarded.

We warmly welcome and encourage you to visit our school. Please contact Caroline Parker to arrange a visit on 01242 512792 or email

Please use the standard GCC application to apply. Please download the application form from the Gloucestershire County Council website

Applications may be received by email:

Gloucester Road Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references being obtained.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff, and volunteers, to share the same commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.