CAIRB Teacher

We are looking for a high quality person to be the 'Teacher in Charge' to lead this successful Communication and Interaction Resource Base (CAIRB).

This small base within the High School supports 8 young people with diagnosed Autistic Spectrum conditions. The appointed person will be supported by an experienced Higher Level Teaching Assistant and lead several other dedicated teaching assistants as well as providing support and training to teachers. We are seeking a teacher who is able to get the best out of young people on the Autistic Spectrum, able to work with adults to support their practice and understanding when working with young people with Autism, clear about inclusive principles and practice,able to help young people overcome significant barriers to support learning and progress and highly motivated and qualified with experience of teaching students with Special Educational Needs (SEN). Although advertised as a full time post, part-time working (conducive to the benefits of the students) will be considered.

Tiverton High School is an innovative and successful school situated within easy reach of Exmoor and the North Devon coast. We have over 1100 students aged 11-16 on role and have a genuinely comprehensive intake. Our philosophy is grounded on the belief that ‘we are here to help children succeed: it’s that simple’.

We are a cooperative trust school and have recently joined a formal federation with Heathcoat Primary and Rackenford C of E Primary School.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for this post.

If you are willing to go the extra mile and share our ambition to provide an outstanding education to fantastic children, then we would welcome your application.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact us on 01884 256655 to arrange this. For further information or for an application pack please telephone Meg Hepworth on 01884 256655, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or download the forms below.

Job Term

Full time

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Hours per week


Weeks per year



TPS + TLR2a £2,668

Closing date


Interview date

w/c 21/05/2018

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