12 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    23 April 2021 at 7:59 pm

  • Date listed

    27 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Art and design, Design and technology, Food
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPS + SEN allowance

Job summary

Are you creative, courageous and resilient and want to make a real, tangible difference to children and young people’s lives?

We have a fantastic opportunity for a secondary teacher in a unique special school for pupils with social, emotional, behavioural and mental health needs in the London borough of Barking & Dagenham, a diverse urban area.

The ideal candidate will have successful experience of teaching within the secondary phase, with preferably a specialism in Humanities/RE. As our school caters for young people with a wide range of needs, candidates will need to be flexible in the delivery of the curriculum and be experienced in planning for educational needs across the full ability range.

Candidates may come from a mainstream or a special school background. We pride ourselves in supporting staff development and there will be leadership opportunities for the right candidate.

Employee benefits

Eko Trust and Pathways school offer:
An excellent induction programme including regular and frequent team debriefs
Opportunities to take part in group supervision, reflection and in school coaching and to participate in the Eko SEMH schools network (Pathways is one of two SEMH special schools in the Trust)
Access to First Aid and Team Teach Training
A very supportive and widely experienced team
Access to School Advisory Service which includes GP consultations, counselling, referrals to physiotherapy and other specialist services at no cost
Opportunity to join the Trust Talented Leaders programme for developing leadership
Access to a wide set of professionals for expert support e.g. CAMHS, Educational psychology
The opportunity to gain accreditation - e.g.NPQML, NPQSL, NPQH, Level 3 Leadership programme, Senior Leader Apprenticeship (MA level)

Applying for the job

Please contact Amanda Marquis, amanda.marquis@ekotrust.org.uk, 0203917 6900 for an application pack.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Free School
Education phase
School size
28 pupils enrolled
Age range
6 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
020 3917 6900

About Pathways School

Pathways School is a small special school, currently catering for pupils from KS2 to KS4 and offering a curriculum based on a child’s right to ‘Learn, Grow and Thrive’ .We absolutely believe that all our children and young people deserve to achieve and succeed and will do so, with the right guidance, academic and pastoral support.

The school joined Eko Trust, a family of good and outstanding schools in Hackney, Newham and Suffolk, in September 2019. As we continue to grow as a Trust, this is an exciting time for a new person to join the team to help shape the school on its journey.

Arranging a visit to Pathways School

Please contact Amanda Marquis , amanda.marquis@ekotrust.org.uk, 020 3917 6900

School location

40 Thames Road, Barking, IG11 0HZ

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