Assistant Head of School; Student Progress and Staff Development

To support the day to day management of the school and to make a contribution to the strategic development of the school through active membership of the leadership team. Full details are in the attached application pack.

Closing date 12th October


Full Time Speech and Language Therapist

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic Speech and Language Therapist, to join our friendly, supportive, multi-disciplinary team. You will be working alongside other Speech and Language Therapists, as well Music Therapists, Learning Mentors and teaching staff, to support our students’ speech, language and communication needs across the curriculum.

St John’s is a non maintained special needs school, situated on London/Essex border, with good transport links, parking and facilities. Our students have a range of learning needs, including Autism, Down’s Syndrome and Learning Disabilities. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assessment, report writing and review.
  • Attendance at Annual Review and progress meetings.
  • Liaison with teaching staff, parents and carers to provide consistency of approach.
  • Individual, group and whole class interventions.

St John’s offers excellent CPD opportunities, support and supervision, outer London weighting and Employment Assistance Programme through Health Assured.

Essential qualifications include:

  • Recognised and relevant Speech and Language Therapy degree and HCPC registration.
  • Some knowledge and experience of working within education environments.
  • AAC knowledge and experience welcomed.
  • Flexibility and enthusiasm

Job Type: Full Time, Term Time only

For an application pack please contact the school office on 020 8504 1818 or email

Full time Learning Support Assistants

To work with students aged 5-25 with a wide range of special needs. Hours 9.00am to 3.30pm, term time only, experience preferred.

Immediate and September starts available. For an application pack please contact the school office on 020 8504 1818 or email

Full-Time Assistant Caretaker

required for immediate start at a school for special needs students to provide general site maintenance and security. You will need previous similar experience together with an awareness of Health & Safety, full driving licence, be flexible and adaptable with good organisational skills.

For a job description and an application form, please contact the school office on 020 8504 1818 or email.
Applications close on Friday 4th May.

St John’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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