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SEND Teacher/Head of Additional Needs

Pembridge Hall SchoolNotting Hill, W2

Required from January 2022

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a qualified, passionate, driven SEND teacher who has experience of working with young children and works with equal efficacy independently and as part of a team. The Additional Needs Department is a key part of academic provision at Pembridge Hall, working across the school to support children both inside and outside the classroom. The role will involve specialist teaching to small groups and individuals, and administrative duties in relation to special educational needs across the school therefore IT proficiency is required. Experience of teaching in a London preparatory school would be an advantage, though by no means essential.

For the right candidate, there is also the option of Head of Additional Needs who will be responsible for leading and managing a team of teaching and support staff with the provision of SEND and EAL throughout the school. Nurturing learners and raising attainment for pupils with additional needs is intrinsic to our whole school ethos and applicants should share our vision for high aspiration and achievement for all. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and have the human skills necessary to collaborate effectively and engagingly with parents, external agencies and staff in order to develop strong relationships with children, parents and the wider community.

Candidates should indicate in their application if they are interested in pursuing this additional role.

The School

Pembridge Hall is an independent girls’ preparatory school (ages 4 – 11) of 420 girls set in a tranquil residential square in Notting Hill. Pembridge prepares its pupils for many of the top day and boarding senior schools in the country and therefore works at a level significantly above National Curriculum expectations. It is part of the Alpha Plus Group of Schools. 

School Vision: Pembridge Hall recognises that our girls will enter a complex and ever-changing world which befits emotionally intelligent, resilient girls who can embrace the wonderful opportunities available to them. Pembridge girls love coming to school and gain an appreciation of wider society and the diversity of nationalities, faiths and languages represented by Pembridge families. We believe that creativity and independence of thought are as integral to the girls’ development as traditional forms of learning.


Pembridge Hall and the Alpha Plus Group are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and employees of Pembridge Hall are expected to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all staff within Alpha Plus Group Schools and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation. All members of staff must have an enhanced DBS and prohibition order clearance, be aware of and follow the safeguarding, Prevent Duty, anti-bullying and behaviour and discipline policies of the school, and partake in training on safeguarding, prevent duty and personal welfare.

Equal Opportunities

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Application Process

Please click here to begin your application via the Alpha Plus Careers Site.

Applications should reach the school no later than Sunday 19 September at 23:59.

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