£15,388 per annum for 32.5 hours per week
Term time only (39 weeks)

We are looking for a Special School Support Assistant to provide support to pupils with a range of additional needs including medical difficulties, visual impairment and behavioural support. The support will include attending to their individual care needs, (such as feeding, toileting and some medical procedures) and supporting classroom curriculum focused activities and physiotherapy and the use of alternative communication devices such as eye gaze, PECs, PODD and Makaton.

A commitment to Greenmead children and their complex needs is essential, plus the ability to work as part of a team. Greenmead is a primary school for children aged 2 – 11 years who have severe physical disabilities and associated communication and learning problems. Many of the children have additional medical needs.

You will be joining a supportive, enthusiastic and committed team who are very excited about being in a new, purpose built school. We are co-located with our mainstream neighbours, Ronald Ross Primary School, which has created new and exciting opportunities for shared learning.

You will receive training to support you in your role and to further develop your professional expertise.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. CVs are not accepted.

Job description and person specification can be downloaded here

Completed applications should be returned to the school either by email to or by post.

Closing Date: Friday the 19th of January 2018 at noon

Interviews: To be confirmed



 FULL-TIME KEYSTAGE 1 CLASS TEACHER and LEAD TEACHER FOR COMMUNICATION (MPS/UPS (Inner London) and SEN Allowance. A TLR may be available for the right candidate to take a lead in promoting the teaching and learning of communication across the school.)

Required for Easter 2018

Are you passionate about securing the best outcomes for children with special educational needs and have experience in leading an area of the curriculum across the wider school?

Due to relocation, we are seeking to recruit an outstanding teacher for our Keystage 1 department and someone who is experienced in leading a curriculum area across the wider school.

Greenmead School is an Outstanding Special School (September 2016) for primary aged pupils who have severe learning difficulties, some who have additional communication and physical disabilities.

This is an opportunity to join our supportive team of highly regarded teachers at an exciting time in the life of Greenmead. We have just moved into a multi-purpose, state of the art building with wonderful new facilities.  We are co-located with an Outstanding Primary School with a shared vision for establishing a truly inclusive community.

We are looking for someone who is;

  • A qualified teacher with QTS
  • Has knowledge and experience in teaching children with special educational needs and physical disabilities for at least 4 years
  • Has the ability to inspire and develop pupils to achieve their full potential
  • Excited about working in collaboration with multi-professional agencies to secure the best outcomes for all children
  • Has excellent classroom management skills and is able to effectively lead a team of support assistants
  • Has experience in leading in an area of the curriculum to promote teaching and learning across the school
  • Is able to support less experienced colleagues to develop their teaching practice and pedagogy

We can offer:

  • A supportive and committed staff team
  • Happy and enthusiastic children
  • A well-resourced and pleasant working environment
  • A location with excellent transport links
  • Training opportunities to further your professional development including, middle or senior leadership training for the right candidate.
  • A team of therapists who are on site and who actively work in partnership with the school and class teams.

  The interviews will take place on 1st February 2018

You can get an application form and job description by emailing and asking for a job pack.

  • Candidates should arrange to visit the school. To arrange a visit please contact the school office on 020 8789 1466.
  • Greenmead School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Job Description

Person Spec

Closing date: Friday 26th January 2018