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Eagle House School (Sutton)
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Specialist Autism Teacher (Sutton)

Specialist Autism Teacher (Sutton)

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

Position to commence in February 2021

Eagle House School (Sutton) is an independent co-educational day provision for students between the ages of 11 and 19, providing secondary and further education for students who have an autistic spectrum disorder. We recognise that successful learning for our students 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 experienced primary or secondary school SEN Teacher (possessing QTS or QTLS) to work within our specialist school setting. You will be experienced in working with learners who have an ASD and be highly skilled in using approaches known to be successful for learners with autism such as TEACCH and Visual Support Strategies. You will be familiar with a total communication approach to supporting students understanding as well as positive strategies for understanding, supporting and managing learners with challenging behaviour. You will work alongside our in-house multidisciplinary team of therapists, including speech & language therapists, occupational therapists and assistant psychologists.

If you are:

  • Good /outstanding SEN primary or secondary school teacher with QTS or QTLS
  • Experienced in and passionate about working with pupils who have autism
  • Conscientious and committed
  • Innovative and forward thinking
  • Resilient with a positive attitude
  • Able to use your knowledge and skills to provide the best possible education for learners
  • Committed to working collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Confident in dealing with young people who may sometimes display challenging behaviours

Then you are the person we are looking for!

In return we can offer:

  • The opportunity to work in a highly specialist, supportive environment
  • Pro-active managers, supported by an outstanding team of ambitious and dedicated leaders and directors
  • A curriculum based on the National Curriculum developed specifically to meet the teaching and learning needs of children with autism with the ‘Eagle House Approach’ at its centre
  • Wonderful pupils with a highly positive and ambitious attitude to learning and to life
  • An in-house Curriculum Access Team of highly specialised therapists who facilitate a holistic approach to meeting the global needs of all pupils
  • A commitment to individualised, specialised and collective continued professional development for all staff
  • A personalised, motivating, rewarding and purposeful school day for every pupil
  • A creative, enthusiastic, supportive and caring team of staff

If successful, you will benefit from working in a highly specialist, supportive environment. You will lead a class of 4 to 6 students assisted by a minimum of 2 Learning Support Assistants. Your responsibilities will include line managing your LSAs, planning schemes of work with your teaching colleagues, setting PDP (IEP) targets, delivering high quality lessons and assessing students’ achievement and progress.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join:

  • Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Our private Health Care Plan
  • Opportunities for CPD

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.

To arrange an informal discussion with Francesca Arocas, Headteacher please contact Irena Graham, HR Officer on 0208 770 7788.

To request an application pack, please contact the Human Resources Department on 020 8770 7788 or email irena.graham@eaglehousegroup.co.uk CVs will not be accepted; only applications submitted on the Eagle House Group application form will be considered.

Closing date: 15th December 2020                                                             Interview date: TBC

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Learning Support Assistants (South London)

Salary £16,000 to £18,000 per annum pro rata with potential to increase to £21,000 (Depending on qualifications, skills and experience)

The position will involve:

  • Supporting Class teachers to offer a broad-based, appropriate curriculum
  • Assisting with the supervision of students outside of classroom activities e.g. meal times and recreation times

We are looking for Learning Support Assistants who have:

  • an understanding of/interest in autism
  • experience of working with children or vulnerable adults in an education or care setting
  • an ability to work as part of a team and to use their initiative to support and implement the Eagle House approach to helping pupils who have a range of needs associated with having autism
  • a calm, patient manner and ability to react positively to extreme levels of behaviour
  • GCSE Grade C or equivalent in English and Maths

Eagle House School (Sutton) is an independent specialist co-educational day school providing secondary year’s education for learners, aged 11 to 19 years with an autism spectrum disorder (including Aspergers syndrome) and associated social and communication difficulties. Many of our learners have complex needs and behaviour associated with their autism.

At Eagle House School (Sutton), we recognise that successful learning is achieved through positive experiences and strive to create a school day that is motivating, rewarding and purposeful for each pupil. At the core of our teaching and learning is the Eagle House Approach, which has been developed specifically for learners with autism and brings together the ‘best of the best’ approaches. This approach is supported by our in-house multidisciplinary team of therapists, which comprises speech & language therapists, occupational therapists, a behaviour support specialist, music therapist and yoga therapist and is led by our clinical psychologist. We are looking for candidates interested in working as part of this dynamic team.

LSA Job Description Covering Letter – LSA (Sutton) 

Hours will be Monday to Thursday 8.15am to 4.00pm and Friday 8.15am to 3.30pm, during term time only. 

The successful candidate will automatically be enrolled onto our private Health Care Plan.

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.

If you are interested in joining our team and wish to apply for the role please complete an application form found on our website or contact the HR Department on 0208 770 7788 or email admin@eaglehousegroup.co.uk .

CVs will not be accepted; only applications submitted on the Eagle House Group application form will be considered.

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