Computing Teacher, Lambeth

Closing date:Expiring today

The Vanguard School, LambethLambeth

Date posted:
Start date: Sept 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £30,480 - £49,571 (£30,480 - £49,571 Inner London & SEN Allowance £2,209)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The innovative and landmark Vanguard school opened in January 2020. Due to its early success we are looking to expand our creative and dynamic teaching team. Are you an experienced Computing teacher in search of a school where you can really make a difference? We wish to appoint an outstanding teacher to join our new school from September 2020. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced teacher to join our supportive and forward thinking team. The ideal candidate would also have SEN experience specifically within Autism

The NAS Academies Trust (NAS-AT) in partnership with Lambeth Local Authority has established a special free school (NAS Vanguard School) for autistic students. As with all NAS schools, the pedagogy will be informed by researched and established methods of best practice in teaching autistic young people. 


NAS Academies Trust currently includes two other free school, Church Lawton School & Thames Valley School. It has been designated that Thames Valley School & Vanguard School will be partner schools, under the leadership of an Executive Principal and Executive Business & Finance Manager.  Both schools will work collaboratively to maximise the standards, curriculum, offer training and employment opportunities. This new role will enable you to influence & contribute to the future of the NAS Academies Trust schools.


Vanguard School opened in January 2020. We are looking for a hardworking and committed person to join our team of specialist teachers and support staff with a commitment to ensuring the best possible outcomes for our students. 

Do you want to work in a fun and motivating environment with supportive leadership?

A breakthrough can seem like the smallest thing, but it can make the world of difference to someone on the autism spectrum. By becoming a teacher at The National Autistic Society you’ll help to make every day breakthroughs happen more often.

We need you to be resilient, supportive and sensitive towards the needs of autistic people.  You will be responsible for high quality autism specific education and development for children with Autism. You will have the ability to plan and deliver a personalised curriculum that is relevant and motivating for children on the autism spectrum. You should be able to have potential to develop skills in order to work with pupils with complex needs in addition to autism spectrum disorder, such as ADHD, OCD and PDA. 

Along with a host of benefits – from shopping discounts to flexible working and a competitive pension scheme - we’ll make sure you get excellent autism-specific training to help further your career.

If you share our values and are willing to make a difference to the lives of autistic people, we’d love to hear from you.

If you have any specific questions about the role, get in touch with carlysidhu@thamesvalley.reading.sch.uk

Interviews will be w.c 30/03/2020

To apply for the job, please apply online via the button at the end of this page.

The National Autistic Society is here to transform lives, challenges perceptions and build a society that works for autistic people. 

Visit our website to find out more about who we are and what we do.

Successful applicants will be required to complete the relevant safeguarding checks

We are an equal opportunities employer.




More about The Vanguard School, Lambeth
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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Lollard Street, Kennington, Lambeth, London, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 0596 310