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Experienced Primary Teacher - Victoria Drive Primary Pupil Referral Unit (PRU)

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

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Experienced Primary Teacher-Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties

Victoria Drive is a warm, welcoming and inclusive Primary Pupil Referral Unit that prides itself on the highly effective working partnership with Wandsworth Primary Schools .It provides expert teaching and support to pupils who have Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) including Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties (SEMHD). The core objective of the work is to sustain very low levels of suspensions by promoting the inclusion of pupils and strengthening schools’ capacity to respond to pupils’ needs.

We wish to appoint an experienced primary teacher, with an outstanding record of managing children with challenging behaviour and ensuring good progress. The successful candidate will be expected to plan and deliver the National Curriculum: primary curriculum, as well as delivering specific programmes aimed at developing the social and emotional skills of the pupils within the Pupil Referral Unit. 

The successful candidates will need a high level of resilience and a commitment to working as a team to support vulnerable children. There will also be opportunities to work peripatetically to support pupils in their mainstream schools. 

Experience of teaching within a specialist Social, Emotional and Mental Health setting is not required.

The staff team at Victoria Drive PRU is long established and highly skilled. From our recent Ofsted Inspection that took place on the 9th March 2023, we were judged OUTSTANDING.

Visits to the PRU are welcome. 

Please contact the School Business Manager, Sarah Parmenter to book a time to visit on 020 8780 2360

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

Alternatively for an application form please contact Sarah Parmenter, Bursar on the same number. 

Completed application should be returned to the school 

by email -  

Closing date: 12 October 2023 (at noon)

Interviews: TBC

Victoria Drive PRU is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. 

The successful candidate will be required to have DBS clearance prior to starting work.

Victoria Drive PRU is 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 an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that we do not accept CVs

Victoria Drive Primary Pupil Referral Unit (PRU)

78 Victoria Drive,

Southfields, London

SW19 6HR

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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