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  • Start date details

    Sept 2024

  • Closing date

    13 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 {£34,514} - UPS3 {£51,179}

Additional allowances

plus 1 SEN point {£2,539}

What skills and experience we're looking for

About You

We are looking for dynamic, compassionate and driven individuals who share our values to:

  • Promote and respect pupil voice and advocate on behalf of our pupils so they each receive the learning experience, support and opportunities that are right for them;
  • Adopt a child-centred proactive mindset, follow our trauma-informed approach and demonstrate understanding and empathy for our pupils;
  • Uphold the very highest standards of safeguarding to ensure our pupils’ wellbeing is promoted and protected at all times;
  • Work closely with parents and carers and external professionals so that our pupils receive holistic care and support;
  • Work as part of a team by offering colleagues mutual support and understanding and working together in the best interests of our pupils;
  • Strive to continuously improve their own practice and work collaboratively with others to create and implement new innovative approaches across the school.

Above all, we are looking for candidates who are prepared to go the extra mile to enable our pupils to flourish and make the progress that is right for them.

What the school offers its staff

Why join Flourish Learning trust?

Just as we seek to give our pupils a fantastic school experience, we want every member of our team to find being part of Flourish Learning Trust a fulfilling and enjoyable experience. Whatever their role, we are committed to supporting each team member and giving them every opportunity to progress their careers across our schools and services.

It's not always an easy job, but it offers huge job satisfaction. You'll be part of a supportive team and we'll teach you how. The Trust is noted for its staff training and professional development. There are opportunities to progress in your career through our internal progression scheme.

Further details about the role

About Flourish Learning Trust

With an ethos based on enjoyment, achievement and wellbeing for all,Flourish Learning Trustseeks to open up the world for children and young people with SEND. Located in Waltham Forest,the Trust comprisesJoseph Clarke School(for children with vision impairment and /or additional needs),Whitefield School(for pupils with complex needs including autism, learning difficulties and sensory and physical impairments),Professional Development Servicesand thehighly successfulProject SEARCH East London.

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 Whitefield School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
358 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Phone number

Special Educational Needs

Arranging a visit to Whitefield School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email flourishlearningtrust@hays.com.

School location

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