Teacher Vacancy

Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Range + SEN Allowance

Required September 2019 to August 2020

The Russett Learning Trust and Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic practitioner who is passionate about teaching pupils and young people with complex needs.

The Russett School is an all aged (2 – 19) special academy providing outstanding education for pupils and young people with, Severe Learning Difficulties, Speech and Language Difficulties and Complex Needs.

It is anticipated that the successful candidate will be able to deliver outstanding teaching bringing high expectations of behaviour and attainment.

We would welcome the opportunity to talk to you and show you around the academy. To arrange, please contact Jane Palfreyman, Office Manager The Russett School on 01606 853005 or by email to

An application pack (including job description and person specification for this role) can be obtained/returned to:  J. Palfreyman, The Russett School, Middlehurst Avenue, Weaverham, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 3BW

Telephone: 01606 853005 or Email:

Closing date: Noon on the 12th June 2019

Shortlisting:   Week commencing the 17th June 2019

Interviews will be held on the: 28th June 2019

The Russett School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and expects all those working at with the School/Trust to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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Governor Vacancy

The Russett School Middlehurst Avenue Weaverham CW8 3BW

The Board of The Russett Learning Trust are seeking to recruit Co-Opted School Governors to enrich the existing skills mix of The Russett School Governing Committee.
We are specifically seeking people who have a background or skills and experience in at least one of the following areas;

• Finance
• Human Resources
• Marketing/Promotion/PR
• Working or volunteering with young people
• Connections with local schools in the area

This is an exciting opportunity to further support your local community.

The purpose of the post is to contribute to the role of the governing committee in achieving its three core functions;

• Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction within the context of the Russett Learning Trust;
• Holding the Head Teacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils; and
• Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent

If you feel you are able to volunteer your skills and inspire change please contact Julia Hughes Clerk to Governors on 01606 855831 and find out more about the work of governors at the Russett School.