Class Teacher

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About the role

Southfield School. Amazing pupils, the chance to make your mark, a great staff team, a school that is aiming high. Come and join us!

Southfield School is looking for a creative and energetic  class teacher, to provide continuity for our pupils during a period of Maternity Leave.  We need a  highly skilled and adaptable teacher who realises that 'one size does not fit all'. Our successful candidate will be a team player who has high expectations. Our fantastic pupils deserve teachers who will make their learning fun, whilst enabling them to reach their goals.

We can offer you opportunities to develop and consolidate your skills, in the diverse and fast changing field of Special Education. We value the CPD of our team and support, and specific training to meet the needs of our pupils (ASD/MLD/SLCN/ADHD) will be offered. You will have opportunities to become involved in imaginative new initiatives through the school development plan, for example enabling pupils to develop a pro-active approach to their own wellbeing through our new 'Feelgood Friday' initiative and developing international links with our partner school in Sri-Lanka.

Candidates from both special and mainstream education are welcome to apply. What matters to us is that you have a flexible approach, a positive commitment to removing barriers to learning, and the passion to aim high for all pupils.

We are a friendly, supportive and skilled staff team and work closely with parents and professionals from a number of other fields.

This is a really exciting time to join our school. We have settled into a beautiful new building in Hatfield town centre. We are developing great links with our local mainstream schools and International  links with a partner school in Sri Lanka. We deliver a creative curriculum through specialist provision and imaginative approaches.

Southfield is a good school (Ofsted Nov 2015) and our plans are focused on securing a judgement of outstanding. We need  an aspirational teacher, who is highly committed to school improvement.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and can be arranged by contacting Linda Dyball on 01707 276504.

Southfield is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All vacancies will be subject to DBS checks and satisfactory references

The closing date for this vacancy is 9.00 a.m. on 8/1/2018. The post will commence in Spring 2017.




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Contact details

Southfield School , Headteacher
Woods Avenue Hatfield
Hertfordshire AL10 8NN

Telephone: 01707 276504
Fax: 01707 266511