Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


Do you have a passion for working with pupils with additional needs especially those with ASD?

Are you an experienced teacher looking for a new and rewarding challenge?

Do you want to join an outstanding, passionate and supportive team?

Do you want to develop your expertise and knowledge?

The Woolwich Polytechnic vision is ‘success for everyone’ and we are looking for staff that can bring this vision to reality. Woolwich Poly, part of the PolyMAT multi academy trust, is an all-inclusive boys’ school with a co-educational Post 16 and is rated Good by Ofsted. The school prides itself on a culture of high standards from staff and pupils. It is a demanding yet rewarding school where students and staff feel valued and supported.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced teacher to lead our new and exciting DSP for boys with both moderate learning difficulties (MLD) and autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), within a mainstream setting. It gives the ideal candidate the opportunity to develop their expertise and knowledge.

We are looking for a teacher who has:

•A desire to lead a new and inspiring provision

•A genuine passion for teaching children with ASD and developing an effective alternative curriculum.

• The ability to be an outstanding practitioner

•The drive and enthusiasm to engage and inspire pupils with ASD

•The commitment and resilience to improve the life chances of young people with ASD

As a member of staff at Woolwich Polytechnic School we can offer you:

•Extensive training and continual professional support

•Comprehensive induction programme supplied by the ASD Outreach team

•Opportunities for career progression

•A contributory pension scheme

•Opportunities to collaborate with outstanding and dynamic teaching professionals

•Access to various discounts for a small monthly fee

•An employee assistance programme

•Season ticket loans

•Finders fees for personal introductions of staff that we employ

•Excellent catering facilities

•Secure on-site parking

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, including the need for the successful candidate to undertake a disclosure and barring check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The school is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The closing date for applications is 5 January 2020. Interviews are scheduled for week commencing 13 January 2020.

If you feel that this is a school for you, then please apply by completing the application form.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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