Part-time Teacher in Charge


Role Type
Part Time

Authority: Bromley

Employment Type: Part time, Permanent

Salary: £32,000 (pro rata)

Closing Date: 24/05/2019

Please note: In an event of a high level of applications, we reserve the right to close this role earlier than stated

We are looking for a part time Teacher In Charge to lead our small school in Orpington. We require an experienced primary teacher who is committed to fulfilling the potential of every one of our pupils academic and social and emotional needs.  Clannad School is a small independent school, registered for 5 residential pupils, from the age of 8 to 17. The school works with extremely vulnerable children who have social, emotional and emerging mental health needs. The school is attached to a small children’s home, providing a safe and nurturing environment for anxious, vulnerable pupils unable to sustain a mainstream placement.

Our educational offer is a balance of academic studies, physical and outdoor education, and personal development programmes.

Position Summary:

  • Provide professional and inspiring leadership for the staff and pupils
  • Clear & effective teaching to secure pupil progress
  • Significant contribution to an integrated model of care and education when working with vulnerable children with SEMH
  • A clear effective and efficient management of the school with excellent behaviour and management strategies
  • Representative for the school at an operational level for Five Rivers
  • Contribution to the school’s self-evaluation and development plan for Five Rivers

Essential Criteria:

  • Statutory requirements of the DfE Code of Practice SEN
  • Independent School Standards
  • Fully qualified primary teacher with QTS
  • Graduate
  • Evidence of CPD in SEMH and SEN
  • Sound understanding of assessment processes, tracking and monitoring progress
  • Excellent understanding of complex education and behavioural needs of KS2 pupils
  • Ability to differentiate the curriculum in order to meet the needs of pupils within the school
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work within a multi professional setting
  • Leadership and behaviour management skills
  • Line management of teachers and teaching assistants including supervision, absence management, performance management and appraisal
  • Understanding of submission and delivery of national qualifications and accreditations

Who are we?

Founded in 1989, Five Rivers Child Care is a social enterprise committed to turning children’s lives around. We provide a range of services to looked-after children including fostering, residential care, education and assessment and therapy.

Employee benefits

We know how demanding and challenging our work can be. We value our staff and want to recognise and reward you for the work you to. Some of your rewards and benefits include:

  • A generous annual leave allowance
  • On-going training and learning
  • Simply Health Cashback Scheme
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Long service and recognition scheme

Five Rivers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including employment references and DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Five Rivers is an Investor in People and Equal Opportunities employer


Closing date
24/05/2019

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