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Class Teacher - Term Time only

Teaching: Main Pay Range

Main area
Teaching: Main Pay Range
Permanent x 2
37.5 hours per week
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£29,664 - £40,372 per annum inc inner London weighting plus SEN
08/05/2019 23:59
Interview date


The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health trust with a focus on training and education alongside a full range of mental health services and psychological therapies for children and their families, young people and adults.

We are committed to improving mental health and emotional wellbeing, believing that high quality mental health services should be available for all who need them. We bring a distinctive contribution based on the importance we attach to social experience at all stages of people’s lives, and our focus on psychological and developmental approaches to the promotion of health and the prevention and treatment of mental ill health

We contribute to the pool of ideas through our own research and development, but are also committed to bringing together the best ideas of the time, old and new, from inside and out, together with the most gifted and able professionals in our fields of endeavour. We aim to share our ideas and practice through as many routes as possible.

As a Trust we aim constantly to be evolving in nature and form in relation to the environment in which we work, to ensure that our contribution remains relevant.


Gloucester House, Tavistock Children’s Day Unit, 33 Daleham Gardens NW3 5BU

 Class Teacher – Permanent

Inner London weighting and an SEN allowance –

(TLR 2 is available for suitable candidates. SENCO position opportunities may be available for suitable candidates)


Are you:


  • A robust, resilient and lively classroom teacher who enjoys working with children with social, emotional, and mental health difficulties?


  • Committed to raising the academic achievement of pupils with social emotional and mental health difficulties?


  • Interested in working in an integrated (education and CAMHS) multidisciplinary team working closely with both the children and their families?


  • Interested in developing a good understanding of successful trauma informed practice?


  • Interested in working in a therapeutic school, successful in addressing (Adverse childhood experiences).


 If so Gloucester House has an opportunity for you...


The post will start from September 2019.


Gloucester House is a specialist school with an embedded mental health team. The school is small (21 Children) and provides a unique therapeutic and education package. We are a fully integrated service with mental health and educational staff working closely together to provide a holistic approach for children with social emotional and mental health difficulties.


We can offer you an opportunity to:


  • Work in a unique setting which offers an integrated health and education package.


  • To be part of the development of innovative and creative multi disciplinary approaches to working with children with complex social, emotional, and mental health difficulties.


  • To be part of an innovative, dynamic & supportive team


  • Be part of a team that is committed to CPD opportunities in a unique setting.


Gloucester House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Deferral and Barring Service.  

We are an equal opportunities employer. 


To discuss the post call Ms Nell Nicholson (Head Teacher) on 0207 794 3353 or email your enquiry to

To visit the school we will be hosting a school visit on:


Thursday 2nd May 2019 9.00am-10.00am (approx. 1 hour)


Please contact the school admin office on 0207 794 3353 to secure a place.

Closing date for applications is at midnight on Wednesday 8h May


Interviews will be held between Monday 20th and Wednesday 22nd May 2019 


Candidates are requested to use the section "Supporting Information" on the application form to set out their reasons for applying and their suitability, referring to the person specification, for this post.


Please note:

The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.



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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Visit to the school: Thursday 2nd May 2019 9am – 10 am (Must contact the school office to reserve a space – we are closed over the Easter break returning on Tuesday 23rd April, please leave a clear voicemail with their name, contact number and the request to attend the visit in order for their name to be added to the list).

To discuss the post call school admin office on 0207 794 3353