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Strathmore is a forward-thinking and innovative special school with a very exciting future ahead of us. We have recently moved into purpose built accommodation co-located with local, inclusive minded mainstream Primary and Secondary schools.

We are a happy, positive and hard working day special school for pupils aged 4 - 19 with complex learning difficulties. 60% of pupils have an additional diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorders or have additional physical and sensory disabilities.

Our pupils are at the heart of our vision and we believe that together we make a positive difference.  Our school provides real opportunities for aspiring teachers, school leaders and support staff who want to work in a special educational needs environment.

We recognise that the success of our school is largely dependent on the quality of our staff and are committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding individuals.

Our current vacancies are as follows:

Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTA)

Start Date: 04 Nov 2019
Hours: Full Time - 32.5 hours per week
Contract: Term Time Only - 39 weeks p.a.
Salary: £21,021.22 (Spinal Point NJC18)

Strathmore is a forward-thinking and innovative special school with a very exciting future ahead of us.

We have recently moved into purpose built accommodation co-located with local, inclusive minded mainstream Primary and Secondary schools.

We are a happy, positive and hard working day special school for learners with complex learning difficulties. 60% of pupils have an additional diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorders or have additional physical and sensory disabilities. Our pupils come from all parts of the borough and from neighbouring boroughs. We work closely with our colleagues from Educational Psychology, Health and Social Care to ensure that our learners receive all the support and challenge they need to achieve. Every pupil has an individual learning programme that details what and how they are learning, including input from Speech and Language, Occupational, Physiotherapy and Music Therapy. Our Family Worker provides invaluable encouragement and information to our families. 100% of parents said that their child is happy and enjoys school and that they would recommend Strathmore.

We have very high aspirations for all of our learners and high expectations of ourselves.

100% of our staff said they feel positive and happy coming to work each day.

Successful candidates will:

  • Be experienced working with children/young people with SEND within Early Years/Primary/Secondary and/or Post 16 setting.
  • Have a good understanding of child development and learning processes.
  • Have very good Communication and Numeracy skills and can use ICT effectively to support learning.
  • Working knowledge and experience of implementing national/foundation stage curriculum and other relevant learning programmes/strategies.
  • Demonstrate high expectations of children’s achievements and behaviour.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of situations – verbal and written.
  • Ability to organise, lead and motivate a team.

We offer you:

  • Excellent professional development opportunities;
  • Enthusiastic and supportive colleagues, parents & Governors;
  • A well-resourced school;
  • The opportunity to make a significant positive contribution to the learning and experiences of the pupils in this unique Special School.
Closing date for applications: 3pm on Thursday 10th October 2019
Interviews Week commencing 21st October 2019

Please email all completed application forms to Annushka St Paul, Trust HR Manager; recruitment@strathmore.richmond.sch.uk

This post is physical in nature and may present emotional and physical demands not common in mainstream schools. Strathmore School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will undergo safeguarding screening, including checks with past and current employers and an enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

Teaching Assistant (TA)

Start Date: 04 Nov 2019
Hours: Full Time - 32.5 hours per week
Contract Term Time Only - 39 weeks p.a.
Salary: £18,885.75 (Spinal Point NJC12)

Strathmore is a forward-thinking and innovative special school with a very exciting future ahead of us.

We have recently moved into purpose built accommodation co-located with local, inclusive minded mainstream Primary and Secondary schools.

We are a happy, positive and hard working day special school for learners with complex learning difficulties. 60% of pupils have an additional diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorders or have additional physical and sensory disabilities. Our pupils come from all parts of the borough and from neighbouring boroughs. We work closely with our colleagues from Educational Psychology, Health and Social Care to ensure that our learners receive all the support and challenge they need to achieve. Every pupil has an individual learning programme that details what and how they are learning, including input from Speech and Language, Occupational, Physiotherapy and Music Therapy. Our Family Worker provides invaluable encouragement and information to our families. 100% of parents said that their child is happy and enjoys school and that they would recommend Strathmore.

We have very high aspirations for all of our learners and high expectations of ourselves.

100% of our staff said they feel positive and happy coming to work each day.

Successful candidates will:

  • Have experience of working with children and young people. Experience of working with children with SLD/PMLD/ASD is an advantage;
  • Have good Communication and Numeracy skills;
  • Have an enthusiastic, imaginative and caring approach to children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities;
  • Have high expectations of pupils’ achievements relating to learning, independence and behaviour;

We offer you:

  • Excellent professional development and promotion opportunities;
  • Enthusiastic and supportive colleagues, parents & Governors;
  • A well-resourced school;
  • The opportunity to make a significant, positive contribution to the learning and experiences of the pupils in this unique Special School.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for the post, you will need to email your CV and a cover letter. Your cover letter needs to address the below points:

  1. Why are you applying for the role of Teaching Assistant?
  2. What is your interest and experience in SEN?
  3. What can you bring to the role?
Closing date to apply: 3pm on Thursday 10th October 2019
Interviews Week commencing 21st October 2019

To apply please email your CV and cover letter to Annushka St Paul, Trust HR Manager; recruitment@strathmore.richmond.sch.uk

This post is physical in nature and may present emotional and physical demands not common in mainstream schools. The Auriga Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check with a check of the DBS Barred List.

Teaching Assistant/ Play Leader

Start Date: 04 Nov 2019
Hours: Part Time - 20 hours per week
Contract Term Time Only - 39 weeks p.a.
Salary: £10,584.79 (Spinal Point NJC07)

Strathmore is a forward-thinking and innovative special school with a very exciting future ahead of us.

We have recently moved into purpose built accommodation co-located with local, inclusive minded mainstream Primary and Secondary schools.

We are a happy, positive and hard working day special school for learners with complex learning difficulties. 60% of pupils have an additional diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorders or have additional physical and sensory disabilities. Our pupils come from all parts of the borough and from neighbouring boroughs. We work closely with our colleagues from Educational Psychology, Health and Social Care to ensure that our learners receive all the support and challenge they need to achieve. Every pupil has an individual learning programme that details what and how they are learning, including input from Speech and Language, Occupational, Physiotherapy and Music Therapy. Our Family Support Worker provides invaluable encouragement and information to our families. 100% of parents said that their child is happy and enjoys school and that they would recommend Strathmore.

We have very high aspirations for all of our learners and high expectations of ourselves.

100% of our staff said they feel positive and happy coming to work each day

Successful candidates will:

  • Have experience of working with children and young adults. Experience of working with children with SLD/PMLD/ASD is an advantage;
  • Have very good Communication and Numeracy skills;
  • Have the ability to support and encourage children to learn to play and develop;
  • Have an enthusiastic, imaginative and caring approach to children with Special Educational Needs and disabilities;

We offer you:

  • Excellent professional development and promotion opportunities;
  • Enthusiastic and supportive colleagues, parents & Governors;
  • A well-resourced school;
  • The opportunity to make a significant, positive contribution to the learning and experiences of the pupils in this unique Special School.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for the post, you will need to email your CV and a cover letter. Your cover letter needs to address the below points:

  1. Why are you applying for the role of Teaching Assistant/ Play Leader?
  2. What is your interest and experience in SEN?
  3. What can you bring to the role?
Closing date to apply: 3pm on Thursday 10th October 2019
Interviews Week commencing 21st October 2019

Please email all completed application forms to Annushka St Paul, Trust HR Manager; recruitment@strathmore.richmond.sch.uk

This post is physical in nature and may present emotional and physical demands not common in mainstream schools. The Auriga Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check with a check of the DBS Barred List.

If you are interested in applying please contact The Auriga Academy Trust HR Manager, Annushka St Paul at recruitment@strathmore.richmond.sch.uk