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English Teacher (SEND) - Garratt Park School

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

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Required from January 2024

Are you driven to provide the best possible education for young people with special needs?

Are you an innovative, creative teacher? 

We are looking for an English teacher with an interest in special needs education to join us at Garratt Park.   You may be an experienced teacher or ECT from a secondary, primary or special needs background.  We are a small school, so the ability to teach other subjects would also be an advantage.  You will need to be an excellent classroom practitioner who is able to deliver these subjects to students at different levels.  English is taught across the school and is accredited at KS4 and KS5 through Entry Level Certificates, GCSE with excellent rates of progress for students in relation to their pathway.  

We have a supportive body of staff and everyone is automatically a member of the Employee Benefit Scheme with a range of external support and discount offers. Furthermore, there is a potential for further Teaching & Learning responsibilities and appropriate training for the right candidate.

 Garratt Park School is a special school for children and young people aged 11-19 who have moderate learning difficulties, along with other special needs disabilities including Autism, SCLN, sensory impairments and a small number with more complex needs.  We are situated in the inner London borough of Wandsworth and most of our students come from the local area, from diverse backgrounds with around one third entitled to free school meals.  Earlsfield is well served by public transport with easy access to the city center.

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit our friendly and welcoming school. Please contact Janice Button at  to arrange this.

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

Completed application should be returned to the school either by email - or post.  

Closing date: 4 October 2023 (at noon)        

Interview date: Week Commencing 09 October 2023

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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.

Garratt Park School

Waldron Road, London

SW18 3TB

Tel:   020 8946 5769


Headteacher: Sharon Gladstone

Current roll: 215

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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