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01562 882 253

Qualified Teacher (QTS)

Sunfield Children’s Home

Competitive Salary for Outstanding Teachers + SEN Allowance

Immediately Required

Sunfield School and Children’s Home, part of the Ruskin Mill Trust Group, is a thriving independent special school and children’s home, set within 58 acres of idyllic parkland and nestled on the slopes of the Clent Hills.

Sunfield provides innovative and experiential education, developed out of the inspiration of Rudolf Steiner, William Morris and John Ruskin and supports young people (6 – 19 years) with complex learning needs, including Autistic Spectrum Conditions and PDA.  On-site resources include a state-of-the-art sensory integration suite and family accommodation, along with resident carers, teachers, psychologists, therapists and healthcare professionals.

We are now looking to appoint a qualified and creative practitioner to deliver high standards of learning and achievement to our students, in accordance with a  Steiner-Waldorf inspired Curriculum and in conjunction with the Independent School Standards. The successful candidate will work closely with children and young people with complex needs; utilising the classroom, sensory suite, on-site farm and parkland to help them to succeed and flourish

Prospective candidates must hold appropriate professional qualifications and ideally hold or have a desire to work towards attaining a Steiner Teacher Certificate. Candidates must be able to demonstrate substantial experience of working with students with SEND and complex behavioural needs.

Although challenging, working at Sunfield is incredibly rewarding and in return we offer competitive salaries and a Teacher pension scheme. In addition staff receive;

  • A comprehensive, interactive induction and extensive training and development plan including a Steiner Teacher Course.
  • Free car parking facilities on site.
  • Free lunches.
  • Discounted health care cash plan.
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Free employee assistance programme.

Closing date: Friday 14th December 2018 (Sunfield reserve the right to close the advert earlier).

For further information and to apply visit or contact the HR Team on 01562 882 253 (switchboard).

Alternatively please complete an application form (sorry no CVs) by “clicking” on the links below, which includes information on how to complete your application form.

Access the Sunfield Job Application Form here.

Access the Application Form Guidance here.

Access the Sunfield Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form here. 

Access the Job Description here.

Access the Application Privacy Notice here.

Access the Steiner Education Study here.

This post is subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for both Adults and Children, medical check, evidence of qualifications, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.