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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Key stage

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

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

SEN Allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

Experience of Autism or SLD/PMLD, ambition and welcome a challenge

What the school offers its staff

As part of Learning in Harmony Trust (www.lihtrust.uk) you will be joining a friendly, enthusiastic and well-qualified staff team in a highly stimulating and rewarding environment. In addition, we offer a range of non-contractual benefits to our staff including a cycle-to-work scheme, access to premium wellbeing services and Perkbox membership as well as participating in the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.

If you have the appropriate experience and ambition and you are passionate about outcomes for pupils with SEND, then please contact Nithra Subramaniam (Headteacher of Connaught Special School) or Jim Robinson (Headteacher of JFK Special School) on 0208 534 8544 / info@jfk.lihtrust.uk if you would like further information or to arrange a school visit

Safeguarding Statement:

Learning in Harmony Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and the successful applicant will need a satisfactory enhanced DBS certificate and supportive references.

Our aim is to foster a culture of inclusivity that celebrates differences, promotes understanding, and ensures that no one is discriminated against in any way. By embracing diversity, we believe we can tap into the unique perspectives and talents of our employees, creating a more innovative and creative workforce that can better meet the needs of our pupils.

Further details about the role

Our Trust has two amazing special schools and we are recruiting for a range of teaching roles at both of them.

JFK Special School:

  • Caters for children with profound and multiple learning difficulties(PMLD) and autism spectrum conditions (ASC).
  • Has a strong values-driven approach to education, ensuring it is a fantastic place to work and learn.

Provides a stimulating environment where children can be safe and enjoy learning with a dedicated team of staff. Staff are our most important resource and we invest heavily in CPD based on individual need.

Connaught Special School:

  • Caters for complex autistic pupils.
  • Provides a stimulating environment where children can be safe and enjoy learning with a dedicated team of staff. Staff are our most important resource and we invest heavily in CPD based on individual need.
  • Ensures that all our young people receive individual and personalised learning and support.
  • Will provide up to 26 pupil places at a temporary site in Upton Cross Primary School in Newham. When opened at its new permanent site on Royal Road in Oct 2024 the school will have a capacity of 105 pupils.

There will be options for career progression at JFK, Connaught and our partner schools in the Learning in Harmony Trust in the future for successful applicants.

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About Connaught Special School

School type
Free School, ages 5 to 19
School size
Up to 105 pupils
Age range
5 to 19
Phone number
0208 534 8544

Arranging a visit to Connaught Special School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email info@jfk.lihtrust.uk.

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