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Other Job Titles that are to apply to this advert; Early Years Teacher, Nursery Teacher, EYFS Teacher, SEN Teacher, Special Needs Teacher, SEND Teacher or Primary Teacher.

Salary: MPS / UPS + TLR

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Temporary with permanent opportunities available

Required for: September 2020

Location: Wandsworth

Suitable for: NQTs, Experienced Teachers and Heads of Departments


About the Job:

This primary school are seeking an outstanding teacher for a Early Years class in the school’s autism provision. They are looking for an engaging, innovative, and highly motivated teacher capable of inspiring confidence in pupils with autism, parents and staff. The position is full-time starting in September 2020 and may initially include supporting other teachers in the SRP with PPA.

The successful candidate will be committed to helping pupils with autism reach their full potential and communicate with the world around them.

You will be a part of a great school team who work collaboratively to provide a safe caring, engaging setting where children are respected and valued for who they are. You will make a tangible difference while managing up to 3 SEN teaching assistants who will support you throughout the day. You will need to have a full appreciation of the importance of personal, communication, social and emotional development.

About the resource provision (Wandsworth):

This provision is based in a primary school situated in the London Borough of Wandsworth that has been ranked as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in their last inspection (2014). The school have a reputation for excellence with Ofsted stating that ‘Children in the resource base make an excellent start to school because they also receive outstanding teaching’.

The provision caters for children with autism spectrum condition and social communication needs. The environment within the provision is low arousal, to ensure a reduction in children’s anxieties and help them to learn by providing clear, visual structures.

  • Ofsted Education: Outstanding
  • EYFS
  • Ages 2 to 5 years  
  • Girls and boys
  • Small classes with a high adult to child ratio
  • Additional support provided through in class nursery nurse, 3.5 teaching assistants and school speech and language therapist.

This SRP are seeking a professional who is:

  • Experienced or trained in planning and teaching pupils in Early Years or KS1 with autism (or EHCP)
  • Knowledgeable and confident adapting the Early Years curriculum to meet individual learning needs
  • Ambitious and committed to the very highest standards of learning.
  • Dedicated to supporting the vision and ethos of the school
  • Keen to challenge and build self-esteem in pupils with autism
  • An excellent, innovative classroom practitioner with a drive for self-improvement and development.

To Apply –  Teacher

Teachers, NQTs and heads of departments are invited to apply to this advert by using the link or sending your CV to  

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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