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Clarendon School is part of The Auriga Academy Trust. It is a special school for pupils aged 4-16 with moderate learning difficulties and additional complex needs (including autism). There are places for 140 young people, usually in classes of around 12. Our team work together to provide the best education and pastoral care to ensure that Clarendon is a place of learning for everyone.

If you're searching for your next post, why not contact us now? You'll be working at a great school and be part of a friendly, helpful team. We're always interested to hear from enthusiastic, committed candidates.

Clarendon School and The Auriga Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Our current vacancies are as follows:

Vacancies

Deputy Headteacher 

Start Date: 1st January 2023

Contract: Full time and permanent

Salary: Leadership Scale L16-L20 

Clarendon is a special school for pupils ​with moderate learning difficulties, many of whom have additional complex needs (including Autism). There are places for around 140 young people (50 Primary and 90 Secondary), usually in classes around 12. Our schools moved into new premises in 2018, with the new Secondary Centre (co-located with a mainstream secondary school and another special school) in central Twickenham. Our Primary Centre is located in Hampton. Clarendon has been rated Outstanding by Ofsted in 2014 and 2019.

Following the retirement of the previous post holder, we are looking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher, who will be responsible for the day to day running, management and leadership of our Secondary Centre. The successful candidate will join an established senior leadership team across the school under the direction of our Executive Headteacher.

The successful candidate will be expected to lead by example and maintain our outstanding provision. They will lead and manage our large staff team of teachers and supporting staff. They will manage and chair annual review meetings for our secondary pupils, liaise with visiting professionals and therapists, and maintain strong relationships with our parents. 

You will need to be organised, dynamic, collaborative and inclusive, with a relentless focus on achieving the best outcomes for our pupils. You will use your initiative to inspire, motivate and encourage our community. We will give you the opportunity and support to provide successful strategic and creative leadership to shape and influence the outcomes for an exceptional group of pupils in a happy, welcoming innovative school.

This post is particularly suitable for candidates who aspire to Headship.

To apply for this post, please complete our application form. In your letter of application please show us how you meet the criteria on the person specification and will impact Clarendon School. 

Candidates are welcome to visit our secondary centre, to book an appointment please contact 0203 146 1441. 

Clarendon School is part of The Auriga Academy Trust which is a small local specialist academy chain.  ​The Trust and its three constituent special schools work in a close and supportive partnership, with each school maintaining its unique identity and ethos. All Trust schools are in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, ​South West London which has excellent public transport links. Further details about the Trust can be found on the Auriga Academy Trust website ​www.aurigaacademytrust.org.uk 

Closing date for applications: 09:00am 30th September 2022

Interviews: WC 10th October 2022

Clarendon School and The Auriga Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

School Administrator - Gateway Centre

Start Date: ASAP 

Hours: 20 hours a week, term time only – times are negotiable 

Contract: Permanent  

Salary: NJC 12-15 

At the Auriga Academy Trust, we support local special schools for children and young adults with a range of complex needs and disabilities aged 4 – 19.  Our pupils are at the heart of our vision and we believe that together we can make a positive difference. We recognise that the success of our schools largely depends on the quality of our staff and we are committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding individuals.  Our schools provide real opportunities for aspiring teachers, school leaders and support staff.  We recognise that the success of our schools largely depends on the quality of our staff and are committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding individuals. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a person with experience to join the Auriga Academy Trust central Administration Team. You will be supporting with the day to day running of the school by performing key administrative tasks, whilst ensuring the efficient operation of the school campus. This post would suit an individual with receptionist experience and administrative knowledge. 

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and highly flexible candidates. Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential as the successful candidate will oversee the school on reception by working collaboratively with existing premises staff and external professionals, and will be expected to report to management, Governors and Trustees on all relevant issues.  

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit one of our campuses. If you would like an informal discussion regards the role and a visit then please contact Trust HR hr@aurigaacademytrust.org.uk.   We look forward to receiving your application and for further details about the Trust please visit the Auriga Academy Trust website www.aurigaacademytrust.org.uk 

Closing date for applications: 09:00am 30th September 2022 

Interviews: WC 10th October 2022 – we may conduct earlier interviews if need be

The Auriga Academy Trust 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.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check with a check of the DBS barred list. 

Secondary Teaching Assistant 

Start Date: ASAP

32.5 hours per week – 39 weeks per year 

Salary: Scale 4  NJC09 - NJC10

Clarendon is a special school for pupils ​with moderate learning difficulties, many of whom have additional complex needs (including Autism). There are places for around 140 young people (50 Primary and 90 Secondary), usually in classes around 12. Our school moved into new premises in 2018, with the new Secondary Centre (co-located with a mainstream secondary school and another special school) in central Twickenham. The school was again rated Outstanding by Ofsted in January 2019.

We are looking to appoint a motivated, organised and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our caring and friendly team working with pupils aged  11 to 16 in our Secondary Centre in Twickenham. The successful candidate will be expected to develop strong and positive relationships with staff and pupils. They will support pupils to enhance learning and encourage them to become independent learners as well as providing educational, welfare and therapeutic support for pupils with a range of learning needs.

We are looking for staff with good communication skills, ability to work on their own initiative and previous experience of working with pupils with learning needs.

To apply for this post, please complete our application form. In your letter of application in Section 9 you will need to explain how your skills, ability, knowledge and experience match the individual requirements in the person specification. Give evidence/examples wherever you can in support of your application. Relevant experience may include paid work or other activities such as college, leisure, family or domestic, community and voluntary work.

Candidates are welcome to visit the Secondary Centre, to book an appointment please contact 0203 146 1441. 

Clarendon School is part of The Auriga Academy Trust, a small local specialist academy chain.  ​The Trust and its three constituent special schools work in a close and supportive partnership, with each school maintaining its unique identity and ethos. All Trust schools are in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, ​South West London which has excellent public transport links. Further details about the Trust can be found on the Auriga Academy Trust website ​www.aurigaacademytrust.org.uk 

Closing date for applications: 30th September 2022

Interviews: W/C 10th October 2022

Clarendon School and The Auriga Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Family Partnership Worker 

Start Date: ASAP

32.5 hours per week – 39 weeks per year 

Salary: Scale 5 - NJC12

Clarendon is a special school for pupils ​with moderate learning difficulties, many of whom have additional complex needs (including Autism). There are places for around 140 young people (50 Primary and 90 Secondary), usually in classes around 12. Our schools moved into new premises in 2018, with the new Secondary Centre co-located with a mainstream secondary school and another special school in central Twickenham. Our Primary Centre is located in Hampton, both centres you will be required to work at. 

We are looking to appoint a motivated, organised and approachable Family Partnership Worker to join our caring and friendly team.This role entails working with senior leaders to identify and support families to reduce barriers to pupil attendance and learning, to help parents and carers to network and to access support from other agencies (which may include financial support, housing and social care), and to work with the designated safeguarding lead, attending some Children in Need and Team Around the Child meetings.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop strong and positive relationships with staff, pupils and their families. We are looking for staff with good communication skills and the ability to work on their own initiative. 

To apply for this post, please complete our application form. In your letter of application in Section 9 you will need to explain how your skills, ability, knowledge and experience match the individual requirements in the person specification. Give evidence/examples wherever you can in support of your application. Relevant experience may include paid work or other activities such as college, leisure, family or domestic, community and voluntary work.

Candidates are welcome to visit one of our centres, to book an appointment please contact 0203 146 1441. 

Clarendon School is part of The Auriga Academy Trust which is a small local specialist academy chain.  ​The Trust and its three constituent special schools work in a close and supportive partnership, with each school maintaining its unique identity and ethos. All Trust schools are in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, ​South West London which has excellent public transport links. Further details about the Trust can be found on the Auriga Academy Trust website ​www.aurigaacademytrust.org.uk 

Closing date for applications: 09:00am 30th September 2022

Interviews: WC 10th October 2022

Clarendon School and The Auriga Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.