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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    30 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 October 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full time 32.5 hours pw. Part time Flexible working possible on request

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS (outer London)

Additional allowances

SEN 1 allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

About our Vacancy

The current vacancy exists within our KS3 phase. We offer a comprehensive and bespoke CPD programme. throughout the year and have a good record of upskilling staff at all levels. The role is more likely to suit those who are trained/experienced within Early Years or Primary special settings but secondary trained practitioners, ECTs and those with SEN/autism experience are also welcome to apply.

We operate an EYFS/Primary model of teaching up to and including Year 9.

This is an opportunity for a teacher who actively collaborates in an ambitious team. We are particularly keen to hear from you if you have experience of delivering tailored and personalised learning programmes for children with SEND.

We are seeking to appoint a class teacher who is:

  • Passionate about high quality personalised provision for children with autism.
  • An excellent teacher with experience or expertise in working with pupils with complex needs in EYFS/Primary/Special Needs.
  • Will be an excellent role model, especially encouraging positive relationships with everyone they come into contact with.
  • Equipped with strong inter-personnel needs.
  • A resilient practitioner committed to further development.
  • Someone who loves working closely with others to change things for the better.

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • Friendly, enthusiastic, delightful pupils and students who teach us something new every day
  • A committed and caring staff team
  • A proactive and supportive SLT and governing body
  • A comprehensive induction and an ongoing extensive CPD programme
  • Opportunities to develop your skills and talents

Very small class sizes with high pupil/staff ratio

Commitment to safeguarding

Woodside Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school.

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About Woodside Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 18
School size
199 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18
Phone number
01322 350 123

About Woodside Academy

Woodside Academy is an all age special school, (EYFS-Post 16 for pupils with a primary diagnosis of autism). The school is a flourishing and vibrant learning community located in the London Borough of Bexley. The school’s moto is “All together better” and we are committed to achieving our shared goal of individual and collective excellence for all. Visitors to the school frequently comment on the welcome they receive, the calm and positive ethos as well as how much pupils and staff enjoy being at school.
Woodside Academy joined London South East Academies Trust in April 2019. London South East Academies Trust is a thriving multi-academy trust consisting of mainstream and specialist schools offering special and alternative provision. We aim to provide outstanding education and training for children and young people in every Trust academy, bringing together specialist provision to deliver a real alternative to mainstream education. We are quickly developing a track record of academic success and with ambitious growth plans of the group, there has never been a better time to join this exciting organisation.

Arranging a visit to Woodside Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email karen.bellett@woodside.lseat.org.uk.

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