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Class Teacher

Dysart SchoolKingston upon Thames

Salary:         Main Pay Scale -   A SEN (lower) allowance of £2149 per annum is payable on appointment.  The full SEN allowance of £4242 per annum is payable following the acquisition of a post-graduate qualification in the field (supported by the school), the completion of two years in post at Dysart or significant SEN experience.

Hours: Full time (non-negotiable), Permanent

Dysart is a vibrant and Ofsted-rated outstanding school for pupils between the ages of 4-19 who have severe and complex learning disabilities, including Autistic Spectrum Conditions.  Our vision places our learners and their families at the heart of everything we do.  If you believe that pupils with SEN have an entitlement to engaging and exciting schooling, and that teachers have a critical role in enriching the lives of young people, then we want to hear from you.

Dysart School is part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust (OHC & AT) which is a family of specialist education providers. OHC & AT provides a stimulating yet safe learning environment enabling each pupil/student to achieve to their maximum potential whilst managing their specialist and complex physical, health and learning needs.  

Dysart are seeking to recruit class teachers who have the drive, creativity and a passion for teaching and learning to join our dedicated and welcoming team.  Experience of working with pupils with SEN is desirable but not essential.  What is imperative is that you have high expectations, a sense of humour, a love of challenge and a determination to make a difference to the lives of our fantastic children.

The school is committed to a multi-disciplinary approach to meeting pupils’ needs, and promotes high quality professional development for all staff.

Newly Qualified Teachers are welcome to apply for this position.

It is imperative that you visit the school if you are interested in applying.


To apply for the role please use the quick apply option to submit an application. If you have any queries, please contact recruitment-dysart@dysartschool.org.

To discuss the post further, please email the Principal on ledser@dysartschool.org or the Vice Principal on emurphy@dysartschool.org or call the school.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: Thursday 9th December 2021

Interviews: w/c 13th December 2021

OHC&AT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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