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  • Start date details

    Autumn Term 2024

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 March 2024

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

Part time: 0.6 contract (3 days per week)

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

Qualifications and Experience

  • Qualified Teacher Status *working towards this status with significant experience and knowledge of working in a special school
  • Successful teaching and curriculum experience
  • Evident successful experience of collaborative work with parents, colleagues and other professionals
  • Training and experience in strategies used at Pond Meadow (TEACCH, Attention Autism, Intensive Interaction, PECS, Makaton)
  • Experience of teaching pupils with Autism, Severe Learning Disabilities and Complex Needs
  • Evident successful experience in leadership of teams

Skills and Knowledge

  • Basic understanding of the strategies Pond Meadow uses to support pupils with Severe Learning Disabilities, Autism and
  • Knowledge of the National Curriculum and how to apply in a specialist setting
  • Responsive to individual need and ability to adapt teaching
  • Knowledge of effective behaviour management strategies and commitment to follow school positive behaviour management programmes
  • Knowledge of safeguarding requirements and how to implement these effectively

What the school offers its staff

We offer excellent training and support long with the Teachers’ Pension scheme, Employee Support Programme and other well-being benefits.

Commitment to safeguarding

Pond Meadow is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. We expect all staff, governors, visitors and parents/carers to actively support this commitment. This includes doing everything we can to protect our children in school, at home, in the community and online.

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About Pond Meadow School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
149 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

Pond Meadow Academy Trust is a specialist day school providing high quality education for approximately 150 pupils from 2- 19 years of age. Based in Guildford, Surrey. The school meets the needs of pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Severe Learning Difficulties and Complex and Profound Learning Difficulties (including complex medical needs).

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