Watergate School Class Teacher
Salary: Inner London Main Scale or UPS + SEN allowance, suitable for ECTs
Are you ready to take the next step in your career and join our outstanding team?
In September 2023 we are opening additional classes and are looking for inspirational teachers to join our expanding, experienced and skilled team.
Watergate is an Outstanding primary special school for children with a range of severe and complex learning difficulties, many of whom also have autism. We are at an exciting stage of our development, with expansion on the horizon and a holistic, child-centred curriculum in place.
At Watergate we believe in creating an aspirational, exciting, creative and fun learning community.
"Leaders, including governors, have ensured that there is an ambitious and well-designed curriculum. Planned sequences of lessons help pupils to work on personalised goals. Teachers use interesting and imaginative resources to bring lessons to life. Staff know pupils very well and have extensive subject knowledge in the areas they teach. They also have an expert understanding of pupils’ needs." Ofsted March 2022
Multi-disciplinary working and close family liaison are central to our ‘team around the child’ approach. We are looking for exceptional classroom practitioners who are able to lead a team in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for our pupils. You will be expected to take a role within an area of the curriculum and to be an active part of the Watergate school community.
We offer significant professional development opportunities for all staff, wherever you are on your career path. We would welcome applications from experienced teachers and Early Career Teachers with commitment to and some experience of children with SEND.
If you are an inspirational, enthusiastic and skillful teacher, keen to develop your career in an innovative, creative and caring learning community, we want to hear from you.
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Please send completed applications to Adeana Roberts – email@example.com
Closing date: Sunday 19^h March 2023 – 12.00 Midnight
Interviews – Week Commencing 20^th March 2023
We encourage you to visit, please contact the school office to arrange.
Watergate School, Lushington Road, Bellingham SE6 3WG
Tel: 020 8695 6555 Fax : 020 8695 8280
Watergate school takes its commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children very seriously. All staff must share this commitment.
The school is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Therefore, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) as well as qualifications and reference checks.
If you have lived or worked overseas for three months or more as an adult (Over 18) you must provide the relevant overseas check
Original evidence of right to work within the United Kingdom will be required prior to commencement of employment