Orchard Hill

Maths / IT Teacher

Please note this vacancy application date has now passed

Salary Range: MPR (Outer London) + SEN 1

Contract: Full-time and Permanent

Start: 31st October 2022, or as contractually available

Location: The Link School, (Secondary site) 82-86 Croydon Road, Beddington, CR0 4PD

Working Pattern: 32.5 hours per week

The Link School is a special school situated in the London Borough of Sutton providing education for up to 140 students (with 70 students on the Secondary site aged 11 to 18) who have speech, language and communication difficulties.

The school provides a warm, caring, inclusive environment where students receive personalised learning opportunities in small class sizes. This nurturing approach increases students’ self-confidence and encourages them to flourish academically and creatively.

The Link School is an inspirational and rewarding place to work where dedicated staff are focused on delivering the school’s vision for all students – to leave with developed wellbeing, independence, communication and achievement in preparation for life after school. To find out more about us visit www.linksec.org.uk

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative teacher to join our dedicated and welcoming team. You will plan differentiated work to meet the needs of individuals and groups promoting progression, continuity and quality of learning by having clear intentions for our pupils learning. You should be able to accurately access need, deliver teaching reflective of need and measure progress with a determination to positively impact on the lives of our pupils. Lessons are carefully planned and take into account the needs, interests and abilities of all pupils so that learning is more purposeful and engaging.

Additional support in the classroom is provided by way of classroom assistants who work with pupils to build their confidence whilst also supporting their academic, social and developmental needs.

Please see the attached job description and person specification for full details on the role and the skills, experience and knowledge we are looking for.

The Link School is part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust, an established family of specialist academies and college centres that provide for over 1500 pupils and students with a wide range of learning abilities and additional needs. To find out more about us, and what makes us a special place to work please visit https://www.ohcat.org/work-for-us/

For an informal discussion about the role, candidates are invited to contact Karen Hayward via email khayward@linksec.org.uk to arrange a time to speak with the Executive Principal.

Your application form will be scored according to each of the requirements laid out in the person specification for this role. Please demonstrate in your statement how your experience, skills and knowledge match the criteria that are required for the role. Failure to show evidence will result in your application not being shortlisted for interview.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing Date: 3rd October 2022 – 12 noon

Interview Date: w/c 10th October 2022 

The Link School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to a health check and an enhanced DBS disclosure.