Primary Classroom Teacher - Maternity Cover, Forest Hill

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Brent Knoll SchoolForest Hill

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Start date: February 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers Pay Range Plus an SEN 1 allowance of £2209
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

Required from February 2020


We are looking for an outstanding, enthusiastic and creative teacher to assume teaching responsibility for a class of KS1 learners

You will already be;

  • An outstanding primary classroom teacher with experience of teaching children with special educational needs 
  • 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.

  • The post is full time, 5 days per week and is offered as a 12 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave starting in February 2020

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. 

We  value and support staff in all aspects of school life. We offer the support of working with a multidisciplinary team of professionals. We have a comprehensive induction programme for staff and a highly supportive leadership team  to provide expert advice and training for colleagues. 

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 

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:  Wednesday 13th November 2019
Interviews will be held week commencing 18th November 2019 (thsi date can be subject to change)

An application form and a safer recruitment form is attached. These must both be completed and returned via email to or by post to the school. CV’s are not accepted.

Visits to the school during the school day are welcomed and encouraged.  Please call the school office on 020 8699 1047 to arrange.

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. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 86991047
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