Pay M1 - M2 plus SEN allowance


Posted Tuesday 30th Jan 2024

Close Date Wednesday 28th Feb 2024

Job Description

“A good school with outstanding Pupil Personal Development and Leadership” Ofsted 2021

The school is a specialist independent school for children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). We are seeking a KS1/2/KS3 teacher with a good knowledge of the primary curriculum to teach three secondary aged pupils. This is a unique role and will involve using the TEACCH approach and support staff to deliver a highly personalised curriculum to the pupils.

The aim of the school is for pupils to develop self-confidence, independence and resilience through an engaging and holistic curriculum. This will provide the skills, life experiences and qualifications pupils need to participate successfully in wider society 

We believe that personalised teaching and learning in an autism specific environment allows pupils’ individual needs to be met and their capabilities fully realised. Our vision is powerful and ambitious.

The Roles

As a qualified teacher you will be highly motivated to teach children with special needs to make progress and fulfil their potential. You will have:

  • relevant experience of classroom teaching and of working with children who have ASD
  • knowledge of curriculum, assessment and inspection requirements
  • a wider interest in working with children, young people and their parents/carers both inside and outside the classroom
  • the ability to contribute positively to the overall programme of learning for each student to ensure progression
  • a focus on pupil outcomes and pupil progression
  • to contribute to learning outside the classroom
  • understanding that safeguarding all children is a top priority: to ensure their safety and wellbeing at all times 


You should have:

  • a relevant teaching qualification
  • interest in a particular area of learning or the curriculum
  • experience working within an ASD setting
  • a high degree of initiative and sound judgement when working with children and young people
  • ability to communicate effectively with learners and their parents/carers
  • ability to work with parents
  • ability, patience and judgement to manage behaviour



The School offers:

  • Fantastic pupils
  • Supportive school community
  • Innovative curriculum
  • Employer’s pension contribution of 8%
  • All school holidays plus up to 10 additional days holiday entitlement
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Full induction programme
  • Monthly professional training and development
  • 8 Inset Days with a focus on autism best practice and curriculum knowledge and development
  • Career progression routes - including promotion
  • Individual CPD opportunities - middle and senior leadership training



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