Eagle House School (Sixth Form)

Autism Specialist Teacher

Autism Specialist Teacher

Salary: Inner London MPS/UPS (depending on experience)

plus SEN allowance

Available: May 2022 – Maternity Cover

Eagle House 6th Form (Strawberry Lodge), Carshalton is an independent co-educational day provision for learners between the ages of 16 and 19, providing further education for autistic young people. We recognise that successful learning is achieved through positive experiences and we strive to create a school day that is motivating, rewarding and purposeful for each young person.

We are looking for an inspirational Autism Specialist Teacher who is passionate about working with learners diagnosed with autism and associated conditions, including social, emotional and mental health needs. You will be an outstanding Teacher with QTS/QTLS and have experience of working with autistic learners, who is committed to developing confidence, ambition and independence of young people on their journey into adulthood.

If you are looking for an exciting challenge in your career, we would love you to join us!

If you are:

  • Outstanding Teacher with QTS or QTLS
  • Experienced in and passionate about teaching young autistic people
  • Able to use your knowledge and skills to provide the best possible education for learners
  • Inspiring and able to motivate and line mange the team of Learning & Job Coaches
  • Creative, resilient with a positive attitude
  • Committed to working collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team
    • Confident in dealing with young people who may display challenging behaviours and require support with their emotional and mental health needs. 

In return we can offer:

  • The opportunity to work in a highly specialist, supportive environment
  • A curriculum based on the National Curriculum developed specifically to meet the varied needs of autistic learners with the ‘Eagle House Approach’ at its centre
  • Wonderful learners with a highly positive and ambitious attitude to learning and to life
  • A commitment to individualised, specialised and collective continued professional development for all staff
  • Wellbeing & benefits programme including competitive salary and pay progression, teachers’ pension scheme, CPD and career development opportunities, private healthcare plan, , on site personal trainer sessions, health and nutrition advice, on-site parking.

Eagle House Group is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all of its employees to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

We are proud to be part of Witherslack Group, the leading provider of inspirational education and care to children and young people, resulting in life changing experiences and countless stories of success. Witherslack Group provide specialist education and care for children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs, communication difficulties (autism; speech, language and communication needs), ADHD and complex learning needs.

For an application pack, please contact the Human Resources Department on 020 8770 7788 or by email to CVs will not be accepted; only applications submitted on the Eagle House Group application form will be considered. For company information please visit our website:

Closing date: 5th June 2022                Interview date: TBC


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Contact us

Eagle House School (Mitcham): 020 8687 7050

Head Teacher: Lorraine Titchener

Eagle House School (Bramley): 01483 912 080

Head Teacher: Tom Milson

Eagle House School (Sutton & POST 16 Department): 020 8661 1419

Head Teacher: Francesca Arocas

Eagle House School 6th Form (Strawberry Lodge): 020 3745 8760

Head Teacher: Francesca Arocas

Out of term: 020 8770 7788

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