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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Teachers Pay Scale Inner London

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you an inspirational and motivated Teacher looking to extend you skills within a resource base for children on the autism spectrum?

Are you ready for the exciting opportunity to join us as part of the development of our newly established ASD Resource Base (opened in October 2023) within our inclusive mainstream primary school?

This is an exciting opportunity to join The Alton School as part of the development of our newly established ASD Resource Base (opened in October 2023) within our inclusive mainstream primary school.

Our Resource Base aims to provide a supportive education for students on the autism spectrum, meeting their needs and helping them to prepare them for the next stage of their education.Students accessing the base will have the advantages of small-class specialist provision, tailored to young people on the autistic spectrum.Students will, where appropriate, mix socially and learn together with the students from the wider school community.

We focus on quality inclusion, so where possible we seek integrate our Base provision into the wider life of our friendly one-form-entry mainstream school, giving all children a broad, balanced, engaging, ambitious and nurturing provision.

Job requirements

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • experience of teaching pupils with ASD in the primary phase, ideally in a specialist Base or provision.
  • A passionate, creative and motivated professional looking to help all our children achieve and succeed.
  • Experience of working with children with autistic spectrum disorders
  • Demonstrable knowledge of approaches to working with children with autism and assessing their needs.

What the school offers its staff

  • Ofsted say that:
Pupils come to school happily
Leaders and staff support every pupil to reach their full potential.
Pupils achieve well in a range of subjects.

Staff benefit from regular training to develop their expertise.

  • We have a fantastic staff team and a supportive parent/carer community
  • We offer a high quality, well-resourced and carefully structured provision, within an excellent broad and balanced curriculum
  • We strive to meet the needs of all children – doing ‘Whatever It Takes’ to help children fulfil their potential
  • We are proud to hold UNICEF's Gold Rights Respecting Schools Award
  • Free Car Parking and good transport links

Amazing grounds within 5 minutes’ walk of Richmond Park

Commitment to safeguarding

The Alton is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check. Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) for an additional pre employment check with effect 1 Sept 22, please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process.

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About The Alton School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
190 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

The Alton is an inclusive community school, next to Richmond Park. We are a one form entry school with extensive facilities that offer our children a wide array of fantastic, vibrant and diverse opportunities. We are also home to a small Resource Base for children with MLD and ASD,.

We are now part of the Quality First Education Trust, a growing multi-academy trust with four south London primary schools.

Arranging a visit to The Alton School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email helen.matthews@thealton.wandsworth.sch.uk.

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