Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Your hours will be 32.5 per week (1 FTE). Your working hours per annum will be 1265 hours

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 - M6

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Teaching experience of pupils with autism and complex learning needs within a mainstream or special school setting (primary or secondary).
  • Create a stimulating and safe learning environment.
  • Establish and maintain a purposeful and supportive working atmosphere.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver a broad and balanced curriculum relevant and appropriate to pupils with autism and complex learning needs.
  • Teach using a wide range of teaching strategies to meet differing learning styles and a wide range of abilities.
  • Assess and record the progress of pupils’ learning to monitor progress and to inform next steps.
  • Use a variety of strategies to maximise achievement for pupils with autism and complex learning needs.
  • Encourage pupils in developing self-esteem and respect for others.
  • Successfully deploy a wide range of effective behaviour management strategies appropriate to pupils with autism and complex learning needs.
  • Develop effective working relationships with parent/carers, colleagues and multi-agency professionals.
  • Lead and manage a team of Teaching Assistants within the class.
  • Working with pupils with autism and to enable them to reach their full potential.
  • Managing challenging situations in a positive and solution-focused manner.
  • Working flexibly across the school within a pupil-centred approach to learning.
  • Equality of opportunity and promoting the Federation’s vision and ethos.
  • Reflective practice and a willingness to further professional skills, knowledge and abilities.
  • Promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school.

What the school offers its staff

  • The Federation of Westminster Special Schools are committed to developing staff as well as ensuring our pupils make excellent progress and enjoy the learning. You need to be flexible,energetic and committed to working with children with complex needs and/or autism and be ready for anything!
  • We have a strong team of committed staff in a happy,supportive community.If you are up for a challenge and really want to help make a positive difference to the lives of pupils with special educational needs,then one of our schools could be the place for you.
  • We will provide you with excellent staff induction,training and a commitment to continuing professional development.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We have a comprehensive safeguarding policy, which all staff adhere to, ensuring a safe and secure learning environment.

Staff undergo regular training around the latest safeguarding practices.

We work collaboratively with parents/carers, and external agencies to prioritise the wellbeing of every child. We promote a culture of openness encouraging pupils to voice their concerns. Our robust procedures aim to identify, assess, and support those at risk, with a commitment to preventing harm.

Safeguarding is at the core of our mission, ensuring every child can thrive.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to

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About College Park School

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 19
School size
106 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Phone number

College Park School is a maintained local authority school in Westminster for pupils with autism and complex learning difficulties within the moderate range for children and young people between the ages of 4 and 19 years of age. It is part of Federation of Westminster Special Schools Training and Outreach.

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