Music Class Teacher, London

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Phoenix Primary and Secondary SchoolLondon

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main/Upper Pay Scale (Inner London) + SEN Allowance (£2,106) + TLR 2A (£2,667)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for dynamic Music teacher to join an exciting and innovative school. The position would suit energetic and creative professionals who are looking to make a difference to the lives of young people with autism and complex needs as well as furthering their own professional development. Experience of working in a special school is not essential but knowledge and expertise of SEN is required.  

You will be joining an Outstanding School (Ofsted December 2013) with strong leadership and committed staff team. Phoenix School is successful, ambitious and forward-thinking.  Pupils are aged between 3 and 19 and make very good progress with access to an enriching curriculum.   

We are an award winning school and accredited through the National Autistic Society; praised for our creative approach to working with children with autism.   

The school has excellent facilities and resources to support teaching and learning. There is a comprehensive induction and training programme for new and existing staff. This is an exciting opportunity in a school providing for children and young people, where change and challenge are key to what we do.   

Demand for places is high and having already increased our accommodation to admit new referrals we are now opening a new site in September 2018.  

If you feel you have the skills, experience and drive to take on this role and become a member of our team, we would very much like to hear from you.  

You will:  

  • be willing to make an outstanding contribution to our school 
  • be committed to high standards and improving achievement for all
  • be able to provide a friendly and warm welcome to our parents, governors and the wider Community  

To discuss the post further please contact Veronica Armson,    

Closing Date: 9am, Friday 22rd June 2018 

Interviews & Assessment:  Friday  29th June 2018  

Completed applications to be returned to:   

For further information about the school, please visit

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More about Phoenix Primary and Secondary School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 49 Bow Road, Tower Hamlets, London, E3 2AD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 89804740
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Phoenix is a very successful all age special school meeting the needs of children with language and communication difficulties, severe learning difficulties with autism (3-19) in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. It is a great place to work with e...