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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Up to £53k depending on qualifications and skills

What skills and experience we're looking for

About you:

  • You’ll be awesome
  • You’ll want to have purpose in your work life and want to make a difference in the world
  • You will be a qualified teacher with QTS (if you are an ECT that’s fine!)
  • You will have a passion for supporting pupils with additional educational needs and be motivated by the challenges that holds
  • You will be able to work collaboratively to secure the best outcomes for all pupils
  • If you have knowledge of THRIVE and an understanding of behaviour management strategies and how to apply them in the classroom that would be great, but if not, you just need the desire to learn

We are particularly keen to hear from candidates with ASC experience.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • You’ll be making a difference! As an awesome Teacher you’ll help to nurture and teach a small group of pupils who have a diagnosis of Autism or Complex Needs. You will change their lives.
  • You’ll be developing your career! Whether you are a Mainstream Teacher looking to make the leap into the Realstream or an experienced SEND Teacher with a strong track record, our extensive CPD programme and supportive leadership team will take you to the next level and help you develop your career into what you want it to be. We want you to be happy and to be the best version of yourself that you can be – we will help you to reach that goal.
You’ll relish your time at work and have the work-life balance to enjoy your time at home! We take our staff well-being seriously. Our staff team is welcoming and professional and we believe that you will find the school a great environment to work in.

What the school offers its staff

It’s not just a job, it’s a career – the benefits we offer you:

  • Extensive CPD training which provides a range of tailored and bespoke CPD opportunities to all
  • A well-resourced and enjoyable working environment
  • Competitive salaries and pay progression – as a growing school there will be a number of opportunities over the next few years for staff that wish to progress
  • A supportive leadership team who are engaged in your professional development and success
  • Employee Assistance Programme (Counselling, information and support)
  • Well-being and medical support
  • Generous LBH Pension Scheme (employer contribution 23.68%)
  • Excellent transport links with Hatton Cross Station and Feltham Station close by
You can find much more about us on our website. All the forms you need to make your application are available on our website vacancies page.

Further details about the role

Be awesome. Be you. Teach SEND

We believe that through our learning, work and play we can nurture, challenge and inspire each other to achieve our full potential. As a new and expanding purpose built SEND school, we have fantastic opportunities for people to use their knowledge to teach, their passion to change lives and their enthusiasm to inspire.

If you would like to visit our school or if you have any queries relating to this opportunity, please contact the HR department.

Shortlisting will take place as applications are received. Interview details will be confirmed directly with shortlisted candidates

Commitment to safeguarding

Marjory Kinnon School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to DBS checks. Please note that following the new KCSIE online checks will be carried out for shortlisted candidates. Online checks will be carried out for shortlisted candidates.
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About Marjory Kinnon School

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 16
School size
316 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16

Marjory Kinnon School is a successful and growing special school for children and young people with moderate and complex learning difficulties, a high proportion of whom have a diagnosis of Autism. Ofsted judged the school as ‘Good’ with behaviour being judged as ‘Outstanding’. We facilitate learning in a professional and caring environment where the children have the chance to develop their self-esteem, core values and independence, and to learn and make maximum progress. We do everything we can to ensure that our children and young people have a safe environment where they can learn. While working at Marjory Kinnon School you will work with pupils who have autism and/ or MLD. You will provide support with their learning through a curriculum that meets each pupil’s specific needs in order that they reach their full educational potential. A key aspect of working at Marjory Kinnon School is identifying individual needs and being responsible for creating a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment. You will prepare lessons and resources, teach either individuals or small groups of pupils within, or outside, the class, mark and assess work, and develop and adapt conventional teaching methods to meet the individual needs of pupils. You will also liaise with other professionals, such as social workers, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists and educational psychologists as well as working closely with parents and carers to achieve the best outcomes for all our pupils. We provide extensive ongoing training for all staff that also links in with your continued professional development.

Arranging a visit to Marjory Kinnon School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@marjorykinnon.hounslow.sch.uk.

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