SEND (Autism) Class Teacher

Job Title:         SEND (Autism) Class Teacher

Location:         Brick Lane School, London E2 6DY

Salary:             Up to £39,000 per annum

Hours:             37.5 hours per week

Contract:         Permanent 

If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children and young people, we have the role for you!

We are looking for a SEND Class Teacher to join our brand new team at our school based in East London. You will be working with the Headteacher on developing a curriculum and developing the School. When the first students start, the successful candidate will be expected to nurture the pupils through all subject areas, motivating and inspiring our pupils through individualised learning strategies. You will also create a positive and safe learning environment for the pupils and promote positive relationships between peers.

Experience of working with Autistic Children, willingness to teach and lead on a curriculum area(s). We need people who share our vision to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK, to be happy and to make their way in the world.

Educated to Qualified Teacher Status, you will be calm, engaging, resilient, and have an innovative style of teaching, motivated by helping every child to reach their potential. 

About us

Brick Lane School (part of the Options Autism Group) in East London is a brand-new independent school offering education for students aged 5 years to 18 years with a primary diagnosis of Autism. The appointed candidate would be an integral part of the founding team as the school prepares for its first full inspection taking responsibility for all education and curriculum aspects of provision.

The school is located just 10 paces off the vibrant and cosmopolitan Brick Lane which is well served by public transport services including Santander Bikes. The school does have parking for staff however we encourage staff to make use of environmentally friendly alternatives and as a company the cycle to work scheme is available for all employees.

The aim of the school is to provide specialist individual support to each child, enabling them to reach their potential so they can live fulfilling and productive lives. We will provide the young people with as much freedom as possible while offering a safe and supervised environment. This is achievable due to the dedication and support from a range of employed professionals across the company who are passionate, reliable and understanding including dedicated education, care and clinical teams.

For over 16 years Options Autism have provided care and education to children, young people and adults with autism, complex needs and learning difficulties. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

Why join Options Autism?


Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the children and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS.

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