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High Well School

Preparing for Positive Futures
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Team Teach Tutor & First Aid Trainer


Location: High Well School, Rookhill Road Pontefract WF8 2DD & Priory PRU St. George's Road Wakefield WF2 8BB

Salary: G8 £25,472 - £27,849 FTE

Hours: 37 hrs per week 195 days per year

The Governing Body in conjunction with Priory PRU are seeking to appoint a Team Teach and First Aid Tutor take lead responsibility for Team Teach and First Aid training within agreed Special Schools/PRUs and other settings who have purchased training within Wakefield.  The post-holder will have responsibility for coordinating and leading training sessions and making sufficient training available within Wakefield for a range of settings including but not exclusive to mainstream primary, secondary schools and special schools/PRUs. 

In addition the successful candidate will also undertake IOSH training in order to support the Head Teacher in Health and Safety issues, ensuring that all safety legislation is adhered to and policies and practices are adopted and support management of Health and Safety of the school site and off site provisions.  The successful candidate will also be trained as the Educational Visits Coordinator using the Evolve System at High Well School and Priory PRU. 

The post will be be based at High Well School 4 days per week and Priory PRU 1 day per week. 

High Well School is a Special School which caters for seventy 11-16 year olds with an Education Health & Care Plan for severe and profound social, emotional and mental health needs as well as other learning difficulties. The School meets the needs of some of Wakefield’s most complex and vulnerable young people.

High Well endeavours to provide a nurturing environment with personalised support and specialist teaching to enable our pupils to re-engage in learning, develop their social and emotional skills and leave with not only appropriate qualifications but the skills required to succeed in life after school. This is reflected in our vision of ‘Preparing for Positive Futures’.

Visits to the school are essential.  For more information, please contact Ms Louise Quinn Headteacher on 01924 572100.

Applications and job description by email to or visit school website @

The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.

For further information please visit: Alternatively, you can contact the Recruitment Line on 0345 8506506 (typetalk calls welcome) or email

Closing date: Tuesday 9th July 2019 3pm

Shortlisting: Friday 12th July 2019

Interview date: Tuesday 16th July 2019