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Primary Teacher for children with SEMH and associated difficulties

Marchbank Free School

The Education Village Academy Trust

32.5 hours per week (1 FTE)

Whole Time (52.143 weeks per year)

Teacher Mainscale/Upperscale

SEN 1 allowance

Marchbank Free School is part of The Education Village Academy Trust family of schools.  Established to cater for primary aged children with Social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties, the free school is situated in a beautiful red brick building in magnificent grounds in Darlington but serving the Northeast region.

We are looking for a teacher who has a genuine love of working with children, a desire to develop the whole child and an understanding of and belief in close multi-agency working. You will be emotionally secure, resilient, have a great sense of humour and above all value the importance of working in a team.

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate:

  • Proven excellent classroom practice with the ability to engage and motivate all learners;
  • knowledge of effective assessment practice to ensure progress is tracked and informs further development for each individual;
  • clear commitment towards raising standards and expectations to enable all learners to reach their potential;
  • excellent organisation skills with a commitment to professional development;
  • a demonstrable record of outstanding classroom practice – commitment, dedication and enthusiasm in sharing our vision for the development of our community;
  • a commitment to child protection procedures and policy and an understanding of safeguarding.

Closing Date: Wednesday 29th November 2023 at 12 noon

 Interview Date: To be confirmed

 Application forms and further information regarding the post are available on our website Application forms are to be submitted to the People Team at

 The Education Village Academy Trust (EVAT) is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people. You will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure check and Disqualification declaration.

 In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be completed on all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant during the interview process.

Application Form – Teacher

Primary SEMH Teacher Job Description










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