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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:

Teaching Assistant Job Vacancy

 

Start Date: 07 Jan 2019
Hours: Full Time - 32.5 hours per week
Contract: Term Time Only - 39 weeks p.a.
Salary: Grade 5 Spine 22-25, £17,723.05

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. We also have a Play Therapist in school and 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 (Staff Survey, May 2017)

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 very good Communication and Numeracy skills;
  • Have the ability to use ICT effectively to support teaching and learning;
  • Have an enthusiastic, imaginative and caring approach to children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities;
  • Be able to work as part of a team and build positive relationships;
  • 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.
Closing date for applications: Midday on Thursday 29th November 2018
Interviews: Friday 7th December 2018

Please email all completed application forms to Annushka St Paul, Trust HR Manager; astpaul@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 Job Vacancy

 

Start Date: 07 Jan 2019
Hours: Part Time - 20 hours per week (9.45am - 1.45pm)
Contract: Term Time Only - 39 weeks p.a.
Salary: Grade 4 Spine 18-21, £9369

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. We also have a Play Therapist in school and 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 (Staff Survey, May 2017)

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;
  • Be able to work as part of a team and build positive relationships;
  • Have high expectations of pupils’ achievements relating to learning, independence and behaviour;
  • Be able to show initiative and be prepared to take responsibility for delivering programmes to individual and small groups of pupils;

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.
Closing date for applications: Midday on Monday 3rd December 2018
Interviews: Monday 10th December 2018

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