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Specialist 1:1 Teacher for SEND, Pathways - Francis Barber Pupil Referral Unit

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

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Required from September 2024 

This teaching post is based primarily at the Westdean site of the PRU in central Wandsworth and is for Pathways (Complex Needs Department).

The post is initially for one year as it is a fund related post.

Line Managed by Pathways Co-ordinator. 

An exciting and impactful opportunity has arisen to shape the development of our new curriculum of our 1:1 provision for seven pupils with complex special needs such as SEMH & Autism. We are looking to appoint an experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic 1:1 Specialist Teacher for our Pathways Programme.

The Pathways Programme provides a much-bespoke education for a wide variety of secondary aged pupils all of whom have an EHCP for complex needs, usually a combination of SEMH, ADHD and ASD.

Whilst the focus of the curriculum offered is English, Maths, and PSHCE, other curriculum areas are included for pupils as appropriate and flexibility is key. A great advantage is the ability and experience of teaching a Key Stage 2 Curriculum.

Francis Barber is a great place to work with a friendly staff team and fantastic transport links and shops and banks nearby.  The school is very mindful of supporting staff wellbeing and there are many opportunities for CPD, mentoring and coaching. Other benefits include; access to Cyclescheme, a contribution towards the cost of eyecare, season ticket loans and access to our Employee Assistance Programme.

For informal discussions please call Marie Smith Pathways Co-ordinator on 020 8874 8251.

An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

Please email completed applications to

Closing date: 12th July 2024 (at noon)
Interviews: Week commencing 15th July 2024

Francis Barber PRU is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All appointments are subject to a DBS check. 

CV’s are not acceptable.

Francis Barber Pupil Referral Unit
5 Westdean Close
SW18 8JX
Tel: 020 8874 8251
Headteacher: Jackie Addison
Head of School: Sophie Gadd

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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