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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3

Working pattern

Full time: Monday-Friday 27.5 hours weekly

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Salary – £34502 (M1) - £53482 UPS3 SEN Allowance £2384 TLR 2 Lower £3017

Additional allowances

Salary – £34502 (M1) - £53482 UPS3
SEN Allowance £2384
TLR 2 Lower £3017

What skills and experience we're looking for

Main Purpose of the Job:

  • Take specific responsibility for the day-to-day management and organisation of teaching and learning, over-seeing therapies and interventions within Years 7 & 8 to ensure a high standard of provision for pupils including staffing, timetabling, room allocations, budget monitoring
  • To lead and manage pupil development across the curriculum ensuring continuity in relation to whole school developments
  • To be responsible for the pastoral care of pupils, dealing with incidents of behaviour and their well being, liaising with professionals and parents as appropriate
  • Have an impact on educational progress beyond your assigned pupils,
  • To analyse assessment data in Years 7 &8 and oversee arrangements and interventions for pupil progress in learning, behaviour and therapies
  • Actively participate in whole school self-evaluation and school improvement planning
  • Line manage and appraise identified staff
  • Assist in the smooth running of the school at all times, including being responsible with the other TLR holders for the school in the absence of the Headteacher, Deputy and Assistant Headteachers , attending regular SLT meetings
  • To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school
  • To lead transition into and out of Years 7 & 8

· Be an excellent classroom practioner

We aim for our pupils to become confident, independent and motivated members of the community.


  • will be hard working and committed to work across the age range (4 to 19 years);
  • will be able to manage your own workload and prioritise
  • Will be able to liaise with a wide range of agencies, professionals and parents.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer a highly supportive working environment and you will be part of a dedicated team.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safer recruitment, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dbs-checking-service-guidance--2.

Candidates who have lived or worked abroad may require an overseas police check and may be asked to provide a good conduct certificate. Further information can be found at www.gov.uk

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About John Chilton School

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 19
School size
136 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Phone number
0208 289 4790

John Chilton School is a successful school for pupils who have complex physical, medical and learning difficulties. We are innovative in our approach to educate pupils with a range of cognitive, physical and medical needs (4 to 19 years) in a unique environment. The school has two sites co-located with mainstream academies and will be expanding further in September 2023. The post holder will be expected to work across both sites.

Arranging a visit to John Chilton School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email finance@john-chilton.ealing.sch.uk.

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