Teacher - Primary

Location Surrey
Discipline: Education
Job type: Permanent
Contact email: biren.daiya@blackstone-recruitment.co.uk
Job ref: J5662
Startdate: 12/06/2024

Blackstone Recruitment are working with a provider of education, care and support services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities who are recruiting for a Teacher (Primary) for their school in Surrey.

Please see details below for the full job advert:

Location: Surrey

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: £31,350 - £46,179 per year (M1 - UPS2 Fringe) Plus £5,000 Welcome bonus For Qualified Teacher*

Contract: Full-time, Permanent

About the school:

The school Is designed specifically for children with communication difficulties typically associated with Autism spectrum conditions.

They help each child to overcome their barriers to learning and social development, so they can fully re-engage with education and enjoy everything that school life has to offer.

They adjust and regularly review the balance between academic study and therapeutic support to best meet individual needs. While the focus is always on increasing independence to better prepare the children for ‘real life’, if a child is experiencing difficulties they increase therapeutic support to get them back on track.

They offer their pupils access to a pathway that has the potential to extend throughout their academic career. With the right support, most of their pupils go on to achieve academic success through GCSEs or equivalent qualifications.

The role:

They’re currently looking to recruit a Primary Teacher to join their team. The successful candidate will be delivering high quality teaching and learning. The students are aged between 6 – 16 with difficulties with communication and social interaction, typically associated with Autism. 

There is also a full therapy team on site to support staff and students. Although the sites operate separately, students and staff do cross between sites. 


Successful candidate is likely to demonstrate the following:

  • To contribute to the delivery and development of the curriculum, having regard to the educational, physical, and social needs of the students within a learning environment.
  • To work collaboratively with other members of staff as part of a multi-disciplinary team. To maintain and use short-, medium- and long-term plans in delivering the curriculum.
  • To set, monitor and review personalised targets that will optimise learning for everyone. To monitor, assess, review and report on the progress and work of students to parents, team members, senior staff, examination, and funding bodies through reports and identified meetings as directed and as is required through school policies and procedures.
  • To develop lesson plans analysing and self-reflecting on the outcomes. To contribute to the review of Statements and EHC plans, PEP and LAC reviews.
  • To provide clear structures for lessons maintaining pace, motivation, and challenge. To maintain an overall awareness of current issues in the field of autism in order to be able to plan for effective teaching and learning.
  • To work in a non-confrontational way to ensure individual needs are met.

Please note that duties will vary, and you will be expected to contribute to the overall aims of the school when required.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • PGCE, QTS, or equivalent teaching qualification and evidence of in-service training
  • Experience of teaching secondary age in a primary manner desirable.
  • Ability to teach across a range of subjects.
  • Relevant knowledge and experience of pupils with ASD, SEMH and PDA profile
  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures
  • Experience of managing a range of approaches to behaviour, including managing behaviours that challenge 

 What’s in it for you? / Why Should You Apply? 

  • You want to make a difference in the lives of the students and their families. You want to contribute to their broad and creative curriculum offer.
  • You want to work with an inspiring student population. You enjoy working as part of a collaborative and committed multi-disciplinary team.
  • You have a strong commitment to student and staff well-being and want to work in an organisation with the same strong values.
  • You want to work within an organisation that support, develops and invests in their staff.

Be part of their successful team and benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Life assurance
  • Competitive Pension
  • Welcome bonus is payable in 2 payments - 50% following successful completion of probation and 50% after one-year service.
  • Perk box - offering high street discounts.
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Car lease scheme
  • Fully funded training and qualifications
  • Bike to work scheme.
  • Free membership to their Health cash back plan - Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more.

Blackstone Benefits:

Permanent jobs:

✅Assigned specialised recruitment consultant

✅Access to exclusive and flexible UK locum and permanent jobs

✅Complete onboarding support

✅Informed tailored career advice

✅Personalised job alerts

✅Unlimited referral bonus

For further information on this role, please contact Biren Daiya at Blackstone Recruitment on the details provided or APPLY now.