Orchard Hill College (the College) and Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (the Trust) together form Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a family of specialist education providers for pupils and students from nursery to further education. The College has 7 centres and the Trust is now home to 14 special schools across London, Surrey and Sussex.
The Link Secondary School is a vibrant, diverse, Special School for children with Speech, Language and Communication needs and/or a diagnosis on the Autistic Spectrum. Many of our students have associated learning difficulties including Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and often present with high levels of anxiety.
We are committed to providing our students with an outstanding education. Improving opportunities and outcomes for our students is at the heart of all that we do. We believe that all young people deserve to leave education confident that they have developed the skills they need to achieve their ambitions, with meaningful education, work and life experiences to draw on.
The school’s vision of Independence, Communication, Wellbeing and Achievement for all is integral to our work. We work in partnership with parents and carers, and with the wider community, to prepare our students for their future lives.
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The ideal candidate:
To be considered a real asset to the school, you must demonstrate:
- An understanding/knowledge and experience of working with children with special needs, particularly those with Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC)
- An ability to teach across all Humanities subjects
- An ability to lead and manage PHSE & Citizenship
- Excellent communication, time management and organisational skills
- An energetic and enthusiastic ‘can do’ attitude
- A friendly and professional manner
- Hold a recognised full teaching qualification such as QTS or be willing to undergo teacher training in line with current regulations
- An understanding of alternative and therapeutic interventions for student progression
- Innovation and competence in utilising resources to provide a stimulating learning environment
- Commitment to achieving the highest possible standards for all learners with a proven record of enabling learners to fulfil their potential
OHC&AT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Further details and how to apply
Please note that CV applications will not be considered.
Closing date: 5pm on Wednesday 15th May 2019
Interview date: w/c 20th May 2019