is a forward-thinking and innovative special school with a very exciting future
ahead of us.
have recently moved into purpose built accommodation co-located with local,
inclusive minded mainstream Primary and Secondary schools.
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.
have very high aspirations for all of our learners and high expectations of
of our staff said they feel positive and happy coming to work each day (Staff
Survey, May 2017)
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
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
Excellent professional development and promotion opportunities;
Enthusiastic and supportive colleagues, parents &
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.
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.
Please email all completed application forms to Annushka St Paul, Trust HR Manager
The Auriga Academy Trust 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.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.