Class Teacher

(MPS (Outer London) + SEN 1 )
Location: The Link Secondary School, 82-86 Croydon Road, Beddington, Surrey, CR0 4PD Hours: Full-time and Permanent

Closing Date: 14/05/2020

Job Description

For a full Job Description, please click here.

Person Specification

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 the core skills of English, Maths, Science, IT and Relationship Education to a class group working at Pre –Key Stage standard level.

-An ability to teach a specialist subject to students working from Pre-Entry levels to early Entry levels.

-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

For a full Person Specification, please click here.

Further Information

There is an exciting opportunity to join our innovative and rapidly improving school.

The Link Secondary School is a vibrant, diverse, Special School for children with a primary need of Speech, Language and Communication or with a diagnosis on the Autistic Spectrum. Many of our students have associated learning difficulties including Dyslexia and Dyspraxia, and often present with high levels of anxiety.

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.

Application Guidance

For more information please contact Sandy Turner on 0208 688 5239 or email

To apply for the role please download an application form. Please send your completed application to Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing Date: 14th May 12pm
Interview Date: w/c 18th May 2020

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.

There is a lovely feeling at school, it is always very positive, warm and welcoming – Parent 


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