Vacancies at our school will be advertised here and on the Gloucestershire County Council website.

We may also publish vacancies in the local press and, for Leadership Roles, the Times Educational Supplement.

Vacancy for KS1 Teachers 

We are looking to recruit two KS1 teachers for our special school.  With one full time post to take the lead on KS1 and a part time post (0.6) to commence on 1st  September 2020
Location:  Battledown Centre for Children & Families, Harp Hill, Cheltenham, Glos, GL52 6PZ
Grade:  TMS/UPS + SEN 1
Contract: Permanent subject to a probationary period
Start date: 1st September 2020
Closing Date:   1st May 2020
Completed application forms should reach the school no later than 3pm on 1st May 2020

INTERVIEW DATE:TBC – due to the present COVID-19, interviews may take place via Skype.
START DATE:  1st September 2020  – Subject to DBS & Medical clearance
Please email your completed application form to
Please note that CVs are not accepted and late applications will not be considered

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff, and volunteers, to share the same commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
• Job Description KS1 Teacher and Lead
Job Description KS1 Teacher
 Personal Specification
• Application Form



At Battledown we have several volunteers who help children to play and learn in class and at activities such as Riding, swimming and Forest School.

All volunteers receive basic training on how we work at Battledown and additional training that is specific to the children they work with. This is an opportunity for you to meet new people and share your skills with others.

If you think you would like to support children play and learn and are interested in:

  • Messy Play
  • Drop-in groups
  • Riding
  • Forest School
  • Swimming

If you think you have others skills to offer like:

  • Light gardening
  • Fundraising
  • Grant/bid writing

If you are over 16 and think you would like to help will you please download our starter pack.

  • Information form
  • Prospectus
  • Guidance for Safer Working Practice for Adults working with children
  • Keeping Children Safe in Education Part 1
  • Safeguarding Policy

Contact Jane Davis for more information on 01242 525472 or email

Please note an Enhanced DBS Clearance and photo ID will be required for any volunteer.

Battledown Centre for Children & Families. Harp Hill, Cheltenham GL52 6PZ Tel: 01242 525472 • Fax: 01242 257557

Battledown Centre for Children & Families. Harp Hill, Cheltenham GL52 6PZ Tel: 01242 525472 • Fax: 01242 257557

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