Archdiocese of Southwark


Federation of St Bede’s and St Bernadette Catholic Schools
Clapham Park, London SW12

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Required for January 2019 Salary: UPS + SEN Allowance
Headteachers: Ewa Ostrynska (St Bede’s) Deborah Hogan (St Bernadette)
NOR @ St Bede’s Infant School: 200 (including Nursery)
NOR @ St Bernadette Junior School: 240

The Governing Board of St Bede’s and St Bernadette Catholic Schools are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher for this exciting new post, who has the vision to provide leadership and direction for Special Educational Needs Co-Ordination throughout the Federation, across both sites, who will be an effective member of the Senior Leadership Team.

We are looking for someone who:
 •  Has a clear vision, commitment and understanding of Catholic education and the Catholic ethos
 •  Can provide leadership and direction for Special Educational Needs Co-Ordination across both schools
 •  Is an excellent practitioner with successful experience of curriculum innovation and development
 •  Is able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, believes in the importance of effective teamwork and a collaborative approach and is able to build supportive working relationships with colleagues
 •  Is committed to ensuring each child reaches their full potential, regardless of additional needs or disability
 •  Is committed to raising standards throughout the Federation

We can offer you:
 •  A strong Catholic ethos, rooted in the Gospel values
 •  Confident, positive, happy children who live, love and learn harmoniously together
 •  Dedicated and highly effective staff who are committed to the wellbeing of our children
 •  An outstanding leadership team focused on school improvement (Ofsted October 2017)
 •  A focused and committed Governing Board
 •  Opportunities for continuing professional development across the Federation

Visits to the school are most welcome by prior arrangement. To make an appointment to visit the school please contact Mrs Paulette Caesar, Federation School Business Manager: St Bede’s on 020 8674 7292 St Bernadette: 020 8673 2061
Application packs are available on the school’s website www.st-bedes.lambeth.sch.uk

Closing date: Friday 9th November 2018
Interviews and tasks: Thursday 22nd November 2018


St Bede’s and St Bernadette are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.
An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates. Successful applicants will need to provide evidence of their identity and right to work in the UK.