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Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Resource Base Teacher - Granard Primary School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

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Full time
Required September 2023

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join ASD Resource Base within our inclusive mainstream Primary School.    
Our Base opened in September 2022, initially with 12 children.  From September 2023 we will be increasing our intake with a further 14 children, eventually developing into a provision for up to 42 children from Reception to Year 6.  You will be responsible for leading a class of up to 8 ASD children.

The successful practitioner needs to have the knowledge, skills and experience of teaching pupils with ASD in the primary phase, ideally in a specialist Base or provision.  

We believe our school motto sums up our vision: Growing together; Achieving together.

For the right candidate, we can offer:
    A dedicated Leadership Team and a supportive, professional environment
    Excellent CPD opportunities to develop you professionally and many varied opportunities to foster your passions and talents
    Manageable workloads and achievable deadlines.

We are looking for a candidate who:
    Has additional SEN/ASD qualifications or a commitment to undertake such training
    Has experience of working effectively with children with ASD, ideally in a Base or specialist setting
    Can work effectively with children who have emotional needs
    Has a good understanding of special needs children and how to inspire and motivate them
    Has excellent spoken and written language skills and is able to challenge, inspire and motivate others
    Has high expectations and is dedicated in enabling children to fulfil their full potential
    Supports and promotes the inclusive ethos of the school through the development of a personalised learning programme and the integration of pupils into mainstream, where appropriate.

If you are interested in joining our dedicated, friendly, supportive and highly motivated team, to help us to build upon our continuing success with the opening of an ASD Resource Base at Granard, please contact the school office. Visits to the school are strongly recommended. To arrange a visit or for further information please contact Mr Wheeler (Deputy Head) on 020 8788 3606.  

An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.
Completed applications should be returned via email to

Closing date: Wednesday 21st June 2023 (at noon)
Interviews: Friday 23rd June 2023

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

This post is subject to a DBS check.

CVs are not accepted.

Granard Primary School
Cortis Road, Putney, London, SW15 6XA
Tel: 020 8788 3606
Headteacher: Mrs Cheryl Grigg

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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