Outstanding Primary Classroom Teacher, Lewisham

Closing date:

Brent Knoll SchoolLewisham

Date posted:
Start date: as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to £47,298 plus a TLR 2A (£2667) and an SEN 1 allowance of £2106
Contract term: Permanent


  • Do you feel passionately about teaching and learning and are you prepared to strive to enable every pupil to achieve their potential?
  • Do you want to join a hard working, highly successful and committed team?

We require as soon as possible 


with teaching responsibility for a class of primary age learners and subject leadership of two foundation subjects (to be negotiated)

We are looking for outstanding, enthusiastic and creative teachers to join us in raising standards for our learners. 

You will already be;

  • An outstanding classroom teacher with primary mainstream or special school teaching experience 
  • Proactive, resourceful and energetic 

You will have;

  • A commitment to improving the outcomes and life chances of young people with complex special educational needs 
  • The skills to continuously improve the learning experience for our children

The post will involve teaching, care and pastoral responsibility for a class of primary learners and is ideal for an outstanding classroom practitioner looking to develop their teaching career in special education.

Brent Knoll is an all age special school for children and young people with social and communication difficulties including autism. Many of our learners also have significant learning difficulties. The school moved to a brand new purpose built building in September 2015 with outstanding facilities which have brought new and exciting opportunities for enriching the curriculum and learning.If you are interested in an exciting future in special school education in a cutting edge provision and working collaboratively alongside experienced and like-minded colleagues this could be the post for you. 

You will benefit from opportunities for further professional development and career progression as we value and support staff in all aspects of school life. We have a comprehensive induction programme for staff and a highly supportive leadership team as well as three Leading Practitioners on the staff team to provide expert advice and training for colleagues. 

We offer the equivalent of one day per week for preparation, planning and assessment and the support of working with a multidisciplinary team of professionals. We are committed to the well-being of all our staff and offer the benefits of a comprehensive programme of activities in support of this.

To get a feel for our exceptional school please visit our website at www.brentknollschool.co.uk 

The school is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we implement all aspects of the safer recruitment process.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 26th November 2017
Interviews will be held in week commencing 4th December 2017

The application and safer recruitment forms are attached. These must both be completed and returned via email to admin@brentknollschool.co.uk or by post to the school. CV’s are not accepted.

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More about Brent Knoll School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Perry Rise, Forest Hill, London, SE23 2QU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 86991047
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