Primary Teacher

Location: Islington
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: JDiojeourEW2212
Salary: £80 - 100 per day
Job Published: about 1 month ago

What skills and experience we're looking for

SEN Teachers required

Salary Grade: Teacher Pay Scale + SEN allowance

From September 2024

Flexible working opportunities are available if required by negotiation

(we want the best teachers to work with us as much as they are able to)

A TLR for additional responsibility may be available for the right candidate

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge?

Are you an innovative, creative practitioner?

Do you have drive and ambition to be the best that you can be?

Do you enjoy really making a difference to children’s lives?

Would you like to be part of a Trust which promotes research, creativity and staff development?

Then come and meet us.

We are an outstanding, fun and innovative special school based on two sites in Islington. We are looking for teachers for both our Primary and Secondary sites who are:

  • Positive and creative with a flexible approach to teaching
  • An excellent teacher with enthusiasm and commitment to impact positively on student wellbeing and progress
  • Have a positive approach to supporting behaviour that challenges.

Our story:

The Bridge Trust is a unique Multi Academy Trust which consists of five special schools, one primary school, a Training & Development Service and an Outreach Service. We are an ambitious family of schools that embraces the individuality of everyone – children and adults.

The Bridge School is part of the family of schools of The Bridge MAT and has been recognised as outstanding in its last three inspections. We are a PBS school - Our staff have developed some fantastic practices and we are continually striving to further develop the learning opportunities we provide for our pupils. Pupils in The Bridge School have severe learning difficulties and many have autism. Every child and young person is an individual and we work hard to tailor our curriculum to meet their needs.

We are recruiting for:

  • A Teacher to work in our alternative education provision. You will be teaching students who have emotional and behavioural difficulties, in small groups. The work is intensive requiring flexibility, sensitivity, patience and resilience. An ability to work with and engage all students with creativity and passion towards the subject is essential.
  • You will be part of a small but effective team where communication and professionalism are paramount. The work, whilst challenging, is extremely rewarding. Primarily you will be required to teach, produce schemes of work and lesson plans. Building rapport with students/families/carers is key to this role and you will need to liaise with a variety of agencies to problem-solve student issues and barriers to learning.

Visits and discussions are welcome. Please contact reception at the Primary School on 0207 619 1000 ext. 1001 or 1002 to arrange this.

To view the job description and person specification this post, please visit the vacancies page on our school website;

To apply, please click on the apply button to be redirected to our career page for the application form.

Please note CVs will not be acceptedApplications will be considered on receipt – don’t wait until the deadline!

The Bridge MAT is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure and children’s barred list check where relevant.

This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subsequent amendments to this Act.

At The Bridge MAT, we want all our employees to feel included, bringing their passion, creativity and individuality to work. We value all cultures, backgrounds and experiences, and truly believe that diversity drives innovation.

What the school offers its staff

In return, we can offer you:

  • Excellent professional development opportunities.
  • A supportive community and a committed team of staff that are equally determined to give students the best possible opportunities.
  • Financial Wellbeing Scheme, Employee discount schemes, Employee Assistance Programs.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Bridge MAT is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure.


All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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