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Head of School: Wendy Killilea


SEN Class Teacher vacancy
Salary £37,053.00 – £48,087.00
MPS1 – MPS6 (Outer London) + SEN
Closing Date: 8th March 2024
Interviews From: 18th March 2024

St John’s RC School offers day provision for 100 pupils from between 5-19 years with a wide range of needs including moderate to severe learning difficulties, autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) and those with associated speech, language and communication difficulties. The school is organised into primary, secondary and Sixth form phases. Classes are small, with up to 8 pupils, and have high levels of staff support. Classes are organised broadly by key stages and curriculum paths, but we do consider a range of criteria when grouping pupils including behavioural needs and peer group.

We are looking for a SEN Teacher to join our fantastic team at St Johns RC School, you will take a creative approach to teaching pupils according to their educational needs delivering a curriculum in a way that maximises students’ achievements and ability to develop.

Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure, and you will be working in a school where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture.
Educated to qualified teacher status you will be calm, engaging, resilient and have an innovative style of teaching, motivated by helping every pupil to reach their full potential.

We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher with;
Vision and a thirst to deepen knowledge and practice.
Personal skills and qualities required to form positive relationships with colleagues, parents and carers.
Ambition for themselves and their pupils
Resilience and flexibility.

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.

Please contact us here or call 0208 504 1818 for an application pack.

Speech and Language Therapist Band 6/7

St John’s RC School is a special needs School and College in Woodford Green, in outer London, with 140 students aged 5-25. St John’s is a well-equipped school, with a large outdoor space, offering a wide range of learning opportunities and experiences for our students. It is accessible by tube and bus, with parking on site.

We are looking for an experienced speech and language therapist to join our dynamic and experienced on site therapy team. The successful candidate will have had experience of working in schools, and a good knowledge and understanding of autism, Down’s Syndrome and learning disabilities. Experience in AAC is also desirable.

This rewarding job offers the opportunity to develop strong and effective working relationships with both students and staff, to deliver positive learning experiences for our students in school as well as engagement in the wider community.

You will be working as part of a friendly and experienced multidisciplinary team, based in the therapies’ office onsite .. The team consists of speech and language therapists, occupational therapists and music therapists, as well as the wider multi-disciplinary team including teachers, learning support assistants, learning mentors and the family support worker, offering holistic support to students and their families. We offer unique opportunities for joint working with other disciplines, such as occupational therapy and music therapy, in delivering direct therapy to students.

We also work closely with our senior leadership team in delivering and informing the school development plan. As part of this, we provide training to school staff.

The department is well resourced with excellent support from our therapies’ assistant. CPD opportunities are available, as well as opportunities to specialise in specific areas including AAC.

The post is term time only with both full time and part time options available.

NHS matched and annual leave entitlement.

Additional benefits include:

  • Health Assured – Work, health and well being provider
  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • Outer London weighting
  • Employer contribution to the People’s Pension

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.

For an application pack please contact us or call 020 8504 1818.

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