Head of Specialist Resource Provision, Kingston upon Thames

Closing date:Expiring soon

Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth FormKingston upon Thames

Date posted:
Start date: April 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: UPS | Outer London | SEN Points
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Specialist Resource Provision

Tolworth Girls’ School & Sixth Form

UPS | Outer London | SEN Points

Permanent | Full-time

Required for April 2019

Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is a World Class School with high expectations, encouraging our students to be aspirational with their learning and to enjoy all aspects of school life. We are looking to appoint an experienced Teacher to lead our new Specialist Resource Provision unit. 

This post offers an excellent opportunity for a well-qualified and focused specialist, to work within an innovative and successful Inclusion Faculty. We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated professional who has a real understanding of students with SEMH and ASD. They must have a real love for their field and the capacity to use creative approaches in their teaching. We have a hardworking faculty, with a strong team ethos. 

Reporting to the SENCO you will lead colleagues in providing appropriate support for students who present with social, emotional, cognitive/ASD and any associated behavioural challenges. You will work closely with internal colleagues, students and their families and build relationships with external agencies and the local authority.

Our ideal candidate will be a committed practitioner who shares our vision ‘Let your light so shine – Be the best you can be’. You will have experience of managing people, playing an active part in school life, whilst staying up-to-date of developments and legislation in your field. 


Employee wellbeing is a key part of our values, we have a wide range of incentives to engage staff and ensure they are appreciated and feel valued.  Our benefits include Teachers pension scheme; discounted on site Gym membership; Childcare vouches; cycle to work loan scheme and good relationships with a local estate agent for those relocating or renting. Also, free on-site parking and free breakfast every day.

Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form

Our last OFSTED Inspection in September 2017 confirmed that Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is an Outstanding school in all areas. In 2018 we also received World Class School Accreditation, supporting our absolute committed to providing the very best education for our students. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check. The School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.

Closing Date: 9am Monday 25 February 2019

Interviews: 28th February 2019

Applications will not be considered from speculative recruitment agencies. We will only accept direct applications at this time.

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More about Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Fullers Way North, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 7LQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 83973854
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Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is a thriving Academy with a healthy and open attitude to progress and change.  Rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in September 2017, staff are aspirational for their pupils and want the best for the...