English Teacher (Maternity Cover), Wandsworth

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Priory Lodge SchoolWandsworth

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teacher MPS M1 - M6
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Priory Lodge School, Priory Lane, Roehampton, SW15 5JJ

Hours: Full time

Priory Lodge School are looking for an outstanding teacher of English to teach across KS3, 4 and 5.  We're looking for an extraordinary candidate that can deliver lessons that inspire our learners to succeed in order to achieve the best possible outcomes.  Your drive for continuous improvement will be exceptional.

This is a fixed term contract until 1st November 2020 to cover maternity leave.

The successful candidate will be expected to lead Literacy across the school encouraging other staff to promote literacy across the curriculum.  Extra curricular activities linked to the curriculum will also be an expectation of the role. You will have the opportunity to shape the English curriculum (in line with The National Curriculum) as you feel would best suit the needs of our pupils.

It is also essential that you have a good knowledge of GCSE requirements and a track record of excellent pupil attainment.  Some experience of teaching pupils with special needs would be desirable.     

The Priory Lodge School is a school for young people aged 7-19 with mild to moderate autistic spectrum disorders, Asperger’s Syndrome and associated learning difficulties. Located in Roehampton, SW London we aim to deliver the highest level of education and care according to individual needs in a safe, positive and structured environment

Our Benefits

  • Online discounts and cash back for high street to holidays
  • Free monthly £1,000 colleague lotto
  • We pay for your DBS
  • Career Pathways – Our commitment to your career progression
  • Amazing charity schemes
  • Free parking on site
  • Cash for colleagues - Earn money for friends you recommend.


For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.


Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

More about Priory Lodge School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 19 years
Address: Priory Lane, Roehampton, London, SW15 5JJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 392 4410
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The Priory Lodge School is a purpose-built day school for young people with autistic spectrum disorders, in particular Asperger's Syndrome and associated learning difficulties. It is situated next to the Priory Hospital Roehampton.

The school opened i...