Who we are:
We are a non-selective and inclusive school. The Academy supports and values the abilities of all of its students. We have a whole school approach to Special Educational Needs. All staff work together to ensure the inclusion of all students. We are committed to ensuring that students with Special Educational Needs fulfil their potential and achieve the optimal educational outcomes. We are committed to inclusion within the school curriculum and participation in all aspects of school life.
The Achievement Studio is a supportive resource base for students aged 11-19 who have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) or Statement of Special Educational Needs. The primary areas of Special Educational Needs (SEN), as detailed in the EHCP or Statement will be for:
Speech, Language Communication Needs
And / or
Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Southfields Academy is a thriving non-selective secondary academy located in south west London. It has recently undergone complete redevelopment and benefits from the cutting edge in art, design & vocational technology facilities, spacious and bright communal areas and classrooms. All of which are equipped with the latest technology and designed by our staff and students to ensure their fitness for purpose to educate the children of today and future-proofed for the children of tomorrow.
Who we are looking for:
We are looking for a motivated individual to work to the Senior Teacher SEN to oversee the fulfilment of the statutory requirements for the ASD students at the Academy, including helping to identify and deliver appropriate provisions and interventions. They will liaise with staff, parents and external agencies to ensure students are adequately provisioned. They will advise staff on strategies for working with and supporting our ASD students.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellent delivery skills to small groups and individuals. They will have a proven knowledge, understanding and experience of meeting Speech, Language and Communication needs. They will need to have a commitment to inclusion and inclusive practices and a proven application of Behaviour for Learning strategies. They must be able to demonstrate outstanding interpersonal skills and be a proactive and motivated individual, with experience of successfully working as part of a team.
The Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, sex, marital status, disability or age. All applicants are considered on the basis of their merits and abilities for the job. The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
All posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.
The Academy will only accept applications directly from candidates themselves.