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Head of Specialist Resource Provision

Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth FormKingston upon Thames

Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is a World Class School with high expectations, encouraging our students to be aspirational with their learning and to enjoy all aspects of school life. We are looking to appoint an experienced Teacher to lead our newly established and outstanding Specialist Resource Provision unit. 

This post offers an excellent opportunity for a well-qualified, inspirational and focused specialist teacher, to work within an innovative and successful Inclusion Faculty. We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated professional who has an in-depth understanding of students with Autism including related Social Emotional Mental Health. They must have a real love for their field and the capacity to use creative approaches in their teaching. We have a hardworking faculty, with a strong team ethos. 

Reporting to the Line Manager you will lead colleagues in providing appropriate support for students who present with ASD and associated SEMH along with related behavioural challenges. You will work closely with internal colleagues, students and their families and build relationships with external agencies and the local authority. 

Our ideal candidate will be a committed practitioner who shares our vision ‘Let your light so shine – Be the best you can be’. You will have experience of managing people, playing an active part in school life, whilst staying up-to-date of developments and legislation in your field. 

Benefits

Employee wellbeing is a key part of our values, we have a wide range of incentives to engage staff and ensure they are appreciated and feel valued.  Our benefits include Teachers Pension scheme; early finish for all half and end of terms; discounted fees with a local nursery; on-site parking and flu jab vouchers. We have a dedicated newly refurbished staffroom, with free tea and coffee.

Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form

Our last OFSTED Inspection in September 2017 confirmed that Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is an Outstanding school in all areas. In 2018 we also received World Class School Accreditation, supporting our absolute committed to providing the very best education for our students. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check. The School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.

Closing date: midday 5 March 2021

Post available from: Easter 2021. Start date ASAP

Applications will not be considered from speculative recruitment agencies. We will only accept direct applications at this time.


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