Form Tutor, Cambridgeshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Gretton SchoolCambridgeshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: From £18,000 dependant on experience
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking a motivated team player to join us as a Form Tutor in our secondary phase. 

Your new school

Gretton School is an independent specialist school for children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Conditions, specifically high functioning autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. We welcome students from 5—19 years old, as weekly boarders or as day students. Based just outside Cambridge, we work with 12 counties to provide a broad and individualised education for these unique and wonderful students.

Your new role 

We are seeking a motivated team player to join us as a Form Tutor in our secondary phase to be responsible for all planning, assessment, monitoring and implementation of the EHCPs and Individual Education Plans for a small tutor group of pupils with autistic spectrum conditions (ASC).  Other responsibilities include;

  • The implementation, delivery and assessment of the school programme and to liaise with subject co-ordinators to ensure effective curriculum delivery.
  • Supporting the management of behaviour within the school and implement the policies and procedures that underpin the Gretton Approach.

What you'll need to succeed 

The successful candidate will have a minimum of GCSE Grade C (or equivalent) in Maths and English, knowledge of strategies used for teaching children and young people with ASC and experience of facilitating learning programmes for a range of pupils. You will also need to be flexible in order to respond to the needs of the school and students in undertaking additional duties commensurate with the role. 

What you'll get in return 

Gretton is a friendly school where staff are supportive of each other inside and outside of the classroom and there is an opportunity to really make a difference to the lives of our students and their families. Gretton has a person-centred focus, providing each child with a personalised education and care programme tailored to help meet their unique needs. At Gretton, our staff are like family, so don’t delay and apply today to join the Gretton family.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, see our dedicated recruitment website at or click 'apply now' to forward a n up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Brett Coventry on 020 3818 7041  

Safeguarding and Equal  Opportunities statement. 

Gretton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. We aim to be a fair employer and are committed to equal opportunities. Gretton School does not discriminate against employees on the basis of gender, ethnic origin, disability or age.

Job location

More about Gretton School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Manor Farm Road, Girton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0RX, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1223 277438
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