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SEN Class Teacher - Smallwood Primary School

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

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Required ideally from September 2023 would consider a Jan 2024 start

Smallwood Primary School and Language unit is a one form entry school with 265 pupils currently on role, including a resource base with 45 pupils. Our recent Ofsted inspection (2022) graded it a ‘Good’ school, highlighting: ‘pupils enjoy coming to school and are safe’, ‘they value their teachers and describe them as kind’.

We are a school moving forward with purpose to improve the quality of teaching and learning with a commitment to raising standards.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Smallwood Primary School Language Unit for an excellent practitioner who is committed to the development of high-quality inclusive provision for pupils with language impairments and associated special educational needs.  
We require a confident, enthusiastic teacher with a ‘can do’ mentality and excellent inter-personal skills to work as part of a team in developing and delivering a range of learning activities.

You will be:

    An outstanding classroom practitioner
    Knowledgeable about Speech, Language and Communication Difficulties.
    Passionate about teaching and learning
    Able to demonstrate a good knowledge of communication disorders, including DLD, Autism and effective strategies used to enhance the learning and development of these pupils
    Ability to adapt the curriculum to suit the needs of the children.
    Committed to enabling pupils to progress in all areas of their educational experiences in our school
    Committed to inclusion
    Willing to undertake training for professional development

Significant experience in the teaching of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, and/or language impairment is essential and knowledge of Makaton and TEACCH is desirable.

This is an exciting time to join Smallwood’s team as there are opportunities for forward thinking, passionate individuals to play a significant part in further developing our school.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.  
Completed application should be returned to the school by email:

Closing date: 27 June 2023 (at 9am)
Interviews: 05 July 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.

Smallwood Primary School & Children’s Centre
Smallwood Road
Tooting SW17 0TW
T: 020 8672 6024
F: 020 8682 2065
Headteacher:  Mrs. F. Loudon

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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