English Subject Lead, Sutton, Surry

Closing date:

Eagle House SchoolSutton, Surry

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018 or earlier
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Attractive salary based upon experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Eagle House School (Sutton)

Secondary and Post 16 Education for Young People with an

Autism Spectrum Disorder & Aspergers Syndrome 


New Position Available - English Subject Lead 

Attractive salary based upon experience

Position to commence September 2018 or earlier

Do you have a specialism and passion for English? Would you like to make a difference to the lives of young people with Autism? 

Eagle House School is an independent co-educational day provision for students between the ages of 11 and 19, who have an autistic spectrum disorder. We recognise that successful learning for our students is achieved through positive experiences and we strive to create a school day that is motivating, rewarding and purposeful for each young person.

We are looking for a talented teacher of English to join our team. We are extending both our school and Post 16 provisions and are expanding our English department. Our Senior Leadership Team is looking for an outstanding and inspirational teacher possessing QTS and SEN experience, who is committed to raising standards in Teaching and Learning. If you are looking for a new challenge in your career, we would love you to join us on this exciting journey. 

You will have an in-depth knowledge of the current secondary English curriculum to GCSE level, and will have previously worked with pupils who have an autism spectrum disorder or social communication difficulties. You will be experienced in approaches that are known to be successful for learners with autism and will be familiar with a total communication approach to supporting students. The school provides a full Autism Training Programme to supplement skills and you will have the benefit of working alongside our experienced in-house multidisciplinary team of therapists, including speech & language therapists, occupational therapists and assistant psychologists.

The opportunity for progression to an Assistant Head position will be available for any suitably qualified and experienced applicants

If you are:

  • A good / outstanding Teacher of English with QTS
  • Able to teach the Secondary Curriculum across KS 3 and KS 4 including Entry Level and GCSE qualifications 
  • Experienced in and passionate about working with pupils who have autism 
  • Effective at coaching and mentoring 
  • Enthusiastic, dedicated and resilient
  • Committed to raising standards and improving pupil’s life chances to achieve their potential
  • An experienced leader who inspires colleagues and holds them to account
  • A flexible team player
  • Committed to continuing professional development

Then you are the person we are looking for!

If successful, you will benefit from working in a highly specialist, supportive environment. The appointed candidate will have the opportunity to join: 

  • Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Our private Health Care Plan 
  • Access to our childcare voucher scheme.
  • A relocation package if required
  • Opportunities for extensive CPD

Eagle House Group is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all of its employees to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

If you have high expectations of your pupils and want to work within a stimulating and motivating learning environment as part of a successful and supportive team, then please get in touch. To arrange either an informal discussion with Francesca Arocas (Head of Education) or to arrange a visit, please contact Irena Graham (HR Officer) on 0208 770 7788.

To request an application pack, please contact the Human Resources Department on 020 8770 7788 or email irena.graham@eaglehousegroup.co.uk CVs will not be accepted; only applications submitted on the Eagle House Group application form will be considered.

Closing date: 9.00am, 18 May 2018 Interview date: 25 May 2018



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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Sutton Campus, 95 Brighton Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5SJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8661 1419
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