Teachers with experience of Autism or SLD/PMLD

John F Kennedy Special School, London, E15 4RZ

55 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    1st September 2023 with potential for earlier start dates

  • Closing date

    31 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 November 2022

Job details

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

Staff reward package, Employee Assistance Programme

Further details about the role

JFK Special School is an innovative multi-site special school in East London (Beckton/North Woolwich/Plaistow/Stratford).

We are delighted to be broadening our provision by expanding one of our sites at Beckton with a new purpose-built block.

  • This expansion will create opportunities to join our team at all levels with options for career progression at JFK and our partner schools in the Learning in Harmony Trust.
  • 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.

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.
  • 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.

    If you have the appropriate experience, ambition and welcome a challenge, then please contact Nithra Subramaniam or Debbie Foster on 0208 534 8544 /info@jfk.lihtrust.ukif you would like further information or to arrange a school visit

    Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

    Closing date: 31st January 2023

    Interviews: Arranged termly

    Start dates: 1st September 2023 with potential for earlier start dates

    Commitment to safeguarding

    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 particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

    We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in our care and expect all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and the successful applicant will need a satisfactory enhanced DBS certificate and supportive references.

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    About John F Kennedy Special School

    School type
    Academy, ages 2 to 19
    School size
    138 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    2 to 19
    Phone number
    0208 534 8544

    Arranging a visit to John F Kennedy Special School

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

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