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  • Start date details

    Required for September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS (Inner London)

Additional allowances

SEN Allowance. Leadership TLR2 £3,213

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you passionate about securing the best outcomes for children with special educational needs and particularly for those with severe learning difficulties, social communication difficulties and/or Autism?

We are looking for a talented teacher and leader to join our team. We are at an exciting phase of our school development and the successful candidate would have the opportunity to develop alongside an already established leadership team to grow our curriculum and provision offer.

We are looking for someone who is;

  • A qualified teacher (with QTS) and with experience in leadership of small or large teams in a primary or specialist setting
  • Experienced in developing other team members including support staff and trainee teachers
  • Aligned with our school values: Communication, Care and Community.
  • Has knowledge and experience in teaching children with special educational needs and physical disabilities particularly semi-formal learning needs from Key Stage 1 – 2 and experience with pupils with ASD is essential
  • Has the ability to inspire and develop pupils to achieve their full potential through creative teaching and researched based pedagogy
  • Excited about working in collaboration with multi-professional agencies to secure the best outcomes for all children
  • Has excellent classroom management skills and is able to effectively lead a team of support assistants
  • Has experience in leading in an area of the curriculum to promote teaching and learning across the school
  • Has a knowledge of Integrated Therapy, as well as, providing care support for pupils as part of their daily provision

What the school offers its staff

This position provides the scope to develop your own leadership whilst also supporting others with theirs. As part of our commitment to you we offer support from an experienced leadership coach who currently works with our middle and senior leaders as well as access to formal leadership training from an external provider.

Greenmead School is an Outstanding Special School (November 2021) for primary aged pupils who have severe and/or multiple learning difficulties, some who have additional communication and physical disabilities and/or complex medical needs.

‘Pupils really enjoy attending Greenmead School. The nurturing atmosphere helps pupils to thrive. Staff are experts in communicating with pupils. They are also skilled in helping pupils to develop their confidence.’ (Ofsted 2021)

This is an opportunity to join our supportive team of highly regarded teachers. We have a state-of-the-art building with wonderful new facilities co-located with an Outstanding Primary School with a shared vision for establishing a truly inclusive community.

We can offer:

  • A supportive and committed staff team who enjoy working creatively, collaboratively and innovatively with one another
  • Happy and enthusiastic children
  • A well-resourced and pleasant working environment
  • A location with excellent transport links
  • Training opportunities to further your professional development including middle or senior leadership training for the right candidate through a supportive performance management system and links with external providers
  • A team of therapists who are on site and who actively work in partnership with the school and class teams to provide integrated therapy.

‘The school is calm, friendly and welcoming. Pupils said that they feel safe. They get on very well with staff and with each other. Pupils value the friendships that they make and enjoy the time they spend together. All of this contributes to pupils’ excellent behavior in school. Staff encourage pupils to follow the five school values in all aspects of school life.’ (Ofsted 2021)

Further details about the role

We encourage equality, diversity and inclusion in our work place and school community. We welcome applications from anyone who meets the criteria set out in the job description and personal specification. We treat applications fairly and acknowledge the protected characteristics as set out in the Equality Act 2010 within our recruitment processes. We value our existing diverse staff team and welcome your application.

Visits to the school to learn more about us are warmly welcomed!

Candidates should arrange to visit the school. To arrange a visit please contact the school office on 020 8789 1466. The interviews will take place in person week of 20th May 2024.

A Job Description can be downloaded below for reference.

You can get an application form and job description by emailing admin@greenmead.wandsworth.sch.uk and asking for a job pack.

Closing date: Friday 17th May 2024 (at noon)

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

As part of the recruitment process, Greenmead Primary will consider carrying out an online search (including social media) as part of our due diligence for shortlisted candidates.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Greenmead Primary School
147 Beaumont Road
SW19 6RY
Telephone: 020 8789-1466
Email: admin@greenmead.wandsworth.sch.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Greenmead School

School type
Special school, ages 2 to 11
School size
62 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
020 8789 1466

Arranging a visit to Greenmead School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@greenmead.wandsworth.sch.uk.

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