SEN CLASS TEACHERS

(Outer London Teachers Main Pay Scale (SP1-SP12) £29,915 to £41,136 per annum plus SEN allowance £2,270 per annum)
Location: Temporary site at Canterbury Road, Croydon - moving to a newly constructed school in New Addington, Surrey Hours: Full time, all year round

Closing Date: 19/04/2021


Job Description

Addington Valley Academy (AVA) is a co-educational Special School which will have 150 places for children and young people aged 2-19 who have autism and social communication, cognitive, sensory and social, emotional, and behavioural needs in the Croydon region. All our children have Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD). We opened in September 2020 with an initial cohort of 22 ASD year 7 pupils in a temporary site based in Croydon.

Addington Valley Academy are seeking to recruit Class Teachers with Qualified Teacher status to be responsible for the education and welfare of designated classes or groups of pupils with complex needs on the Autistic Spectrum. You will be a passionate and committed advocate for SEND children and comfortable teaching across the key stages. From September 2021 the school will have children aged between 4 – 14 years who will work across a pathway system depending on the needs of the children.

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Person Specification

Experience of working with pupils with SEN, ASD or SLD is desirable but not essential, what is important is you have the drive, creativity and a passion for teaching and learning to join our new team. A full CPD programme will be offered to include PECs, Team-Teach, Attention Autism and TEACCH.

This is an exciting time in the school’s development with a planned relocation to a newly constructed school building for the academic year 2021-22 with a fantastic learning environment designed to meet the needs of autistic children.

Addington Valley Academy benefits from being part of Orchard Hill College (the College) and Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (the Trust), a family of specialist education providers for pupils and students from nursery to further education across London, Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex. As an outstanding provider and Academy sponsor, Orchard Hill College has a strong track record for making a positive impact within the local communities it serves.

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Further Information

We welcome any questions you may have, or if you wish to discuss the role informally you can contact us via email at jobs@addingtonvalley.org

Application Guidance

To apply, please click here.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: Monday 19th April midday

Start date: Tuesday 31st August 2021

Shortlisting: Tuesday 20th April

Interview date: Friday 23rd April 2021

OHC&AT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

I think your school and staff are amazing – you have wowed me!

Parent November 2020

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