Semi Formal Class Teacher

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Semi Formal Class Teacher

Grafton Road, Worcester Park, Surrey, KT4 7JW
Linden Bridge School
Full Time
up to £42,780pa FTE
1st April 2021
Start Date
1st September 2021
21st April 2021 12:00 AM
Contract Term
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Start date
1st September 2021
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1142885


Start Date: 1 September 2021

Please Note As A Result Of The Current Coronavirus (COV-19), Dependent On Location, Some Interviews For Teaching Roles Are Still Going Ahead Remotely Via TEAMS/SKYPE Or Zoom

Linden Bridge School is a special school in Worcester Park, Surrey for children and young people with complex communication and interaction needs. From September we are looking for a class teacher to work with our semi -formal learners. Our semi-formal learners are the Linden Bridge pupils who need a different educational approach because they have specific learning needs that need to be supported alongside support for their autism. We will consider full and part-time applicants.

We are looking for a teacher who can demonstrate:

• The desire to understand more about of the learning styles of pupils with autism / communication difficulties

• The desire to learn how to support pupils in their social communication and emotional regulation

• A creative approach to best support our semi-formal learners

Linden Bridge will support your professional development to become an outstanding classroom practitioner, this includes:

The opportunity to plan and deliver a personalised curriculum. Working creatively as part of a team and with specialist therapists

Being part of a trust who have expertise in all areas of SEND.

A comprehensive induction and training package including TEACCH; Behaviour for Learning; targeted interventions such as Attention Autism, Augmented Communication, Zones of Regulation, Social Thinking and Emotion Coaching.

At Linden Bridge teaching and supporting communication skills is key to enabling pupils to communicate their needs, wants, feelings, worries and opinions, whether using verbal language or autism specific strategies. We promote a strong safeguarding culture in our schools to ensure the safety of well-being of all pupils.

Originally part of the LIFT Partnership Multi Academy Trust, a family of schools who work together to use and share a wide range of expertise and services, LIFT Partnership has now merged with The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT) from March 2021.

THPT value their staff very highly, as reflected in the excellent retention rates across the Trust. THPT also operate an extensive Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty & Service Awards, consideration of relocation packages, travel allowances and grants, access to discount schemes and membership of the Teacher Pension Scheme.

For more information about working within The Howard Partnership Trusts and what we can offer please visit our website.

Interviews may happen earlier than the closing date by mutual agreement, early applications are encouraged.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Our Vision is to excel at ‘bringing out the best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and so increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment.


Safeguarding Statement:

Linden Bridge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff, volunteers and members of our community to share this commitment. We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued. We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support and protection. We actively support the Government's Prevent Agenda to counter radicalism and extremism, and promote British values and children’s rights.
Linden Bridge School

Linden Bridge School

Part of The Howard Partnership Trust

The Howard Partnership Trust