We are delighted that you are considering joining the Ivy House School family, and we extend a warm and enthusiastic welcome to you. Your decision to explore opportunities with us is the first step toward an exciting and fulfilling career in education.

Ivy House is a happy, supportive and purposeful environment where children and young people are nurtured, praised and acknowledged for who they are, the knowledge they acquire and the tasks they accomplish. We have the specialist knowledge and skills to meet the needs of pupils aged 2-19 with a range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. Our pupils like to come to school and they are justifiably proud of what they achieve and enjoy celebrating not only their own successes but also those of their friends from across the school. Ivy House truly prides itself on being a school that is; “Working together to Inspire, Nurture & Empower”.

Thank you for considering Ivy House School and The Shaw Education Trust as your potential employer. We look forward to the possibility of having you on our team and making a positive impact on the lives of our students.

We hope to welcome you to our wonderful school soon.

Ian Armstrong


Ivy House School


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  • Job Title

    Parent Councillor

  • Location

    Derby, Derbyshire

  • Posted

    1st May 2024

  • School

    Ivy House School

  • Salary


  • Hours

    Full Time

  • Description

    We currently have vacancies for Parent Councillors on our Ivy House School Academy Council. The role is a chance for you as a parent to have an influence over the education the sc ...

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We are part of Shaw Education Trust.

We are a growing multi-academy trust which places high achievement at the heart of all we do. We lead and manage academies in all phases, all sectors and in all communities.

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Our Specialist settings cater for children and young people with a wide range of Specialist Educational Needs, including profound medical needs, sensory needs and emotional and mental health needs.

All the pupils within our Specialist settings have an individualised education and are educated in small classes and groups with enhanced support to ensure that all of their needs are met. There is nothing more rewarding than being part of a team that supports a child or young person with Specialist Educational Needs to reach their goals.

Teaching, support and operations rolls all provide a wonderful opportunity to work within an establishment that has a ‘family’ feel that puts the children, young people and their families at the heart of what they do. You truly will make a difference to the life of a young person and their family.

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