Special school class teacher

Richard Cloudesley School, London


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £34,839 to £53,930

Job summary

Richard Cloudesley School is a four times outstanding special school for pupils aged 2-19 with severe physical and complex learning needs. We are on split sites, co-located with mainstream partners and based in Islington.

We wish to appoint a class teacher for a mixed ability class who is keen to contribute the vision and ethos of our exciting school.We wish to appoint a class teacher for a mixed ability class who is keen to contribute the vision and ethos of our exciting school.

The successful candidate must also:
•Be a resilient, dynamic, innovative and exceptional class teacher.
•Be able to work in close partnership with families and healthcare professionals to support young people's cognitive, communication, emotional, physical and sensory development.
•Have excellent communication skills and be able to work effectively with all members of our community.
•Be able to motivate, lead and inspire young people.
•Have energy, enthusiasm, a positive attitude to life and a love of learning.
•Be able to lead a team of classroom based teaching assistants to maximise young people's learning.
•Understand the role of assessment in supporting students to make the best possible progress in all aspects of their learning.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified teacher

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

At least two years teaching experience within the last seven years.
At least two years’ experience as a class tutor in a mainstream or special setting.
An understanding of the educational needs of pupils with severe and complex learning difficulties.
The ability to manage pupil behaviour.
Evidence of training in ICT.
Evidence of managing teaching assistants.
The ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team.
Evidence of keeping records and writing Individual Education Plans.
Ability to adapt the curriculum to meet a wide variety of physical and learning needs.
An understanding of equal opportunities in relation to physical disability.

Employee benefits

Maximum SEN allowance
Excellent CPD opportunities

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Special School
Education phase Not Applicable
School size 81 pupils enrolled
Age range 2 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Richard Cloudesley School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email sarah.kelly@cloudesley.islington.sch.uk

About Richard Cloudesley School

A split site special school for pupils aged 2-19, co-located with mainstream partners

School location

Tudor Rose Building, London, N1 8RE