Outstanding teachers ready to take their next big step in special needs education Whitefield Schools, London

Job description

Whitefield Academy Trust is internationally recognised for its expertise in teaching children and young people with a wide range of special educational needs. Our schools, situated on two campuses in Waltham Forest in North East London are dedicated to helping students with complex needs, autism, and visual impairment unlock their full potential and lead happy and fulfilled lives. We also have a base in a local college where students develop independence and gain vocational qualifications. Both schools have a long history in their community; Whitefield Schools opened in 1903 and Joseph Clarke School celebrated its centenary last year.

You will be working with the most knowledgeable and supportive specialist teachers in the country – and with excellent facilities. Our Research and Development Centre offers unparalleled potential for continuous professional development and collaborates with both Kingston University and the University of East London – you will have the opportunity to gain a Post Graduate Diploma in Special Education whilst working with us. Middle and senior leaders are supported to complete the National Professional Qualification for Middle/Senior Leadership
Whitefield is uncompromising in its commitment to safeguarding children and young people.

Essential educational requirements

Evidence of continuous professional development
Evidence of understanding of key issues within SEN

Essential qualifications

Honours degree and QTS

Essential skills and experience

Knowledge of safeguarding and child protection
Knowledge of positive approaches to managing behaviour
Effective differentiation leading to positive outcomes for children and young people

Employee benefits

SEN allowance

About Whitefield Schools

Special Educational Needs

Macdonald Road, London, E17 4AZ
Not Applicable
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