Class Teacher - Cliffdale Primary Academy

Teachers: Mainscale + SEN, Permanent, September 2021

Full time roles available - £25,714 - £36,961

Solent Academies Trust is looking to recruit inspiring teachers who have a genuine interest in teaching pupils with special educational needs to join our Trust. We are a special schools academy trust and we are delighted that 3 of our schools, Mary Rose, Cliffdale and Redwood Park are judged Ofsted outstanding with our 4th school, Littlegreen in West Sussex on a fast track journey to excellence, having joined us as a sponsored academy in January 2019.

Due to the planned expansion, we are seeking a forward thinking and dynamic teacher to join our established team at Cliffdale Primary Academy, based in Portsmouth, for September 2021. Cliffdale Primary Academy is a school for pupils aged 2-11yrs, with severe and complex learning difficulties including a high percentage of pupils with autism.

These significant and important posts need teachers who care passionately about the education and wellbeing of pupils with special educational needs and their families.  We are seeking mainscale teachers looking to progress in their career and some of these roles would be suitable for an Early Careers Teacher. 

We will provide high quality coaching, support and professional development.  You will have the opportunity to share your talents and make a real difference to the lives of pupils with severe and complex learning needs and who face significant challenges in their learning and development.

Please complete a Solent Academies Trust teaching application form accompanied by a letter of application.  In your letter, please describe the contribution you feel you can make to the achievement of pupils in our school.

An application pack can be downloaded from our website or at the links below. Please send a completed application to

Please note we will only accept applications completed on our Solent Academies Trust application form.

Solent Academies Trust welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. Only applications submitted on the academy’s application form will be accepted Solent Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.