Lead Teacher in charge of New Satellite Provision

(Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale - (negotiable depending on experience) A SEN (lower) allowance of £2149 per annum and TLR3 allowance of £2683 are payable on appointment. The full SEN allowance of £4242 per annum is payable following the acquisition of a post-graduate qualification in the field (supported by the school), the completion of two years in post at Dysart or significant SEN experience.)
Location: Dysart School, Surbiton, KT6 6HL Hours: Full time (non-negotiable), Permanent, From September 2019 or as soon as possible after this date

Closing Date: 17/06/2019


Job Description

Dysart School is part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust (OHC & AT) who are a family of education providers operating out of sites at Carshalton, Hackbridge, Camberwell, New Malden, Hillingdon, Kingston, Croydon and Uxbridge. OHC & AT provides a stimulating yet safe learning environment enabling each pupil/student to achieve to their maximum potential whilst managing their specialist and complex physical, health and learning needs.

Dysart is a vibrant and Ofsted-rated outstanding school for pupils between the ages of 4-19 who have severe and complex learning disabilities, including Autistic Spectrum Conditions.  Our vision places our learners and their families at the heart of everything we do.  If you believe that pupils with SEN have an entitlement to engaging and exciting schooling, and that teachers have a critical role in enriching the lives of young people, then we want to hear from you.

Please click here for the Job Description and Person SpecificationLead Teacher JD Dysart School – May 2019 (3)

Person Specification

We are looking for a very special person to be the Lead Teacher of our new Satellite Provision for children who have severe and complex learning disabilities, including Autistic Spectrum Conditions.   We are seeking to recruit a lead teacher who has drive, creativity and a passion for teaching and learning to join our dedicated and welcoming team.  Experience of working with pupils with SEN is essential.  It is imperative that you have high expectations, a sense of humour, a love of challenge and a determination to make a difference to the lives of our fantastic children.

The school is committed to a multi-disciplinary approach to meeting pupils’ needs, and promotes high quality professional development for all staff.

Further Information

It is imperative that you visit the school if you are interested in applying.

To discuss the post further, please email the Principal on ledser@dysartschool.org or the Vice Principal on emurphy@dysartschool.org or call the school.

Application Guidance

To apply, please download an application form and send your completed application form to recruitment-dysart@dysartschool.org.

Alternatively for further details please contact the school either by telephone or by sending an email.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

OHC&AT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date:             4pm on Monday 17th June 2019

Interviews:                 Thursday 27th June 2019

You are rightly proud of your work around pupil wellbeing, and ensuring pupils are ready for learning.  This has enabled you to establish a calm and purposeful learning environment for pupils with considerable needs.

Ofsted 2018

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