Inspirational KS3/KS4/KS5 English Teacher required (other core subjects considered), Denmark Hill, London

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The Bethlem and Maudsley Hospital SchoolDenmark Hill, London

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Start date: April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No
  • Grade: MPR/UPR (Inner London)     
  • Salary: SEN Allowance + Recruitment & Retention 
  • Hours: Full Time but part time considered

The Bethlem and Maudsley is an OFSTED outstanding Hospital School with sites in Beckenham (Bethlem) and Denmark Hill (Maudsley).  We work with pupils aged 4 – 19 who are patients of the Bethlem and Maudsley psychiatric hospitals. The pupils come from local, regional, national areas and beyond. We support pupils continued learning and their successful reintegration. We complement the hospitals’ focus on recovery by seeking to minimise the future impact of admission.  

You will be required to work at both the Bethlem and Maudsley sites of the school, but primarily based at the Maudsley site of the school in the Intensive Treatment Programme (ITP).   The ITP is a highly successful service which provides treatment for pupils with eating disorders.    

You would be responsible for teaching mostly KS3, KS4 and KS5 English but the flexibility to teach additional subjects is also required.    We require an inspirational teacher who:  

  • is passionate about learning and teaching pupils; 
  • can motivate and lead pupils in learning; 
  • has proven good teaching across the curriculum; • has experience of helping pupils overcome barriers to learning; 
  • is committed to working in partnership with students, parents, staff and other professionals; 
  • can work well in a team and show initiative; 
  • will prepare pupils to reintegrate back to mainstream education; 
  • has experience of teaching either in a mainstream or special school.  

We can offer you:  

  • engaging work alongside a hardworking, professional and dedicated team; 
  • opportunities to work in a unique hospital setting; 
  • opportunities for personal and professional development.   

Informal discussion: Prospective applicants are welcome to telephone John Ivens, Headteacher or Maarten Crommelin, Deputy Headteacher, on  0208 777 1897 for an informal discussion about the post.  

Visits to the school on Tuesday 23rd January 2018 at 4.30pm.   Please email to register your interest and for further information.  

Closing date for applications: Thursday 25th January 2018 at 12 noon

Please send completed applications to The Bethlem and Maudsley Hospital School, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 3BX and mark for the attention of John Ivens, 

or alternatively, email to   

Interview date:  Tuesday 6th February 2018           This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Our recruitment processes follow the guidance in the DfE document Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education.  All staff will be required to undertake an Enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.  

We are an Equal Opportunities employer. 

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More about The Bethlem and Maudsley Hospital School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: C/o Maudsley Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 8AZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8777 1897