16 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Summer Term

  • Closing date

    29 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint highly motivated and enthusiastic Early Years practitioners who:

  • holds or is working towards a full and relevant Level 5 qualification or degree
  • can demonstrate a current knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage and Framework, early years practice and its implications for pupils with disabilities and learning difficulties (or a willingness to engage in updating this when in post)
  • has a good understanding of how children learn and develop
  • is self-motivated, resilient and flexible
  • can build effective, positive relationships and work collaboratively with all stakeholders including parents/carers, therapy teams and other specialist services to support the development of the pupils and ensure the best outcomes possible
  • enjoys a challenge and wants to be part of team of an exciting journey in setting up a new school

What the school offers its staff

We are dedicated to providing a range of induction and continuing professional development opportunities to the successful candidate and look forward to hearing from applicants with suitable skills and experience.

Further details about the role

If you would like to discuss this opportunity, please contact Vicky Mummery, Head of School on 020 590 7272. For more information about Hatchside School, please visit www.astrum-mat.org and follow the link to the Hatchside School website https://www.hatchside-school.org/

Please send your completed application form to The HR Officer at Astrum MAT, Newbridge School, 161 Gresham Drive, Chadwell Heath, Essex, RM6 4TR or by email to recruitment@astrum-mat.org

Closing date: 29thth April 2024, 10am

Shortlisting to be held: 1st May 2024

Interviews will be held on: 9th May 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

Astrum Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work at the school is expected to share this commitment.

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 recruitment@astrum-mat.org

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About Hatchside School

School type
Free School, ages 2 to 7
School size
42 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 7
Phone number

Hatchside School opened in April 2021 as a new 64 place special school, in response to the growing numbers of pupils requiring specialist placements. It’s curriculum and practice are founded on the principles of early intervention and assessment, particularly as pupils are currently aged 2-7 (EYFS/KS1). We admit pupils who have severe and profound learning difficulties with a range of special educational needs including; Sensory impairments/Autistic spectrum disorders/associated behaviours/physical and medical needs. The school serves a multi ethnic population, which reflects the diversity of the borough and East London.

Arranging a visit to Hatchside School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@astrum-mat.org.

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