Staff Vacancies

Working at Charlton Park Academy

Charlton Park Academy Trust’s aim is to become the Employer of Choice and to support staff by developing their career within our specialist area.

We aim to develop and support other SEN and mainstream schools by:

  • developing our SEN outreach services.
  • supporting young people with additional needs to achieve their aspirations, academically and emotionally.
  • providing staff with training to support students and develop their career.
  • improving staff wellbeing.

Please contact Linda Charlesworth regarding vacancies unless otherwise stated:


Application Form:

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Specialist Support Staff

Learning Support Assistants for Jan 2020
Level 3 – 4

Grade: Scale 3: £21,591.00 – £21,981.00 pro rata
Grade Scale 4:  £22,377.00 – £23,607.00 pro rata

Work Time usually: 9.00-15.00 Term time 39 weeks plus training days only.

Purpose of Job: To support the professional work of teachers. Responsibility for directed or agreed learning activities, assisting in planning, recording, assessing and supporting our students.

Deadline: 30 November 2019
Please contact Linda Charlesworth for further information.



SEN Teachers

We are currently recruiting for experienced ASD/SLD SEN teachers or NQT prepared to learn SEN knowledge and skills or from Primary background, knowledge skills and training to good or better standards.

The post holder will:

  • Deliver personalised programmes of learning that ensures the highest levels of progress for SEN ASD students.
  • Monitor and evaluate pupil progress and make adjustments to programmes of learning in response to the outcomes.
  • Lead, and effectively deploy learning support assistants within the class team, in order to impact on pupil progress.
  • Ensure the safeguarding, safety and well-being of students at all times.

Charlton Park Academy Teacher | Job Description

Charlton Park Academy | Person Specification

Charlton Park Academy Teacher | Application Form

Deadline: 30 November 2019 for January 2020

Please contact Linda Charlesworth for further information.


Head of Residential Care/Team Leader

HOC – Experienced Head of Care | leadership of residential care standards and safeguarding
Start date: 30 November 2019 or ASAP

Grade: Senior officer Grade up to PO2 point 31 £35,724 full time all year round, including on call hours. Exceptional candidates subject to a recruitment and retention allowance/Golden hello package.

Hours of work: Dependent upon our current and future service requirements. Evenings/ non school day hours in general.

This is an all year round post and will be based upon future commissioning arrangements and service requirements. This will include nights, and hours outside of usual school hours and term dates.

This is a permanent post. An experienced and responsible Head of Care qualified to the right level and familiar with Ofsted Social Care standards and supervision of staff in a specialist SEN school or care home setting.


Children’s Residential Nurse/HCA’s

Job Title: Children’s Community Nurse or HCA with a special interest or willingness to undertake further training in one of the following; Oncology, Neonates, Diabetes or Respiratory and Allergy.

Department: Residential services Rainbow House

Grade: B and 6/ HCA grades depending upon knowledge, skills and experience


Start date Autumn 2019

Dance/Yoga/Move | Movement & Dance and Yoga instructor.

Sessional Support Staff | This position includes weekends and out of school hours for our day provision and also residential support workers.

Please let Linda Charlesworth at which specific post you are interested in and we will send you details of the post.


Sessional Health or Social Care Worker

Health and Social Care workers are required to support individual young people. These positions will be part of the expansion of current services on offer at Charlton Park Academy.

CPA Support Staff Application Form


HLTA/Specialist Staff for Highly Specialist Provision

We are seeking positive, hardworking, diligent and trustworthy people that will help us make a difference for the life outcomes of young people, all of whom have complex and severe learning conditions and disabilities. They need someone Special too – does this describe you?

We are especially looking for keen, enthusiastic people with a zest for life, interested in extending their current skills and knowledge and who want to become experts in our sector. We require people who can adapt their current knowledge/skills/interests/training to a new special context. We are improving upon our rich offer for our high-need students and we want people who can willingly bring themselves to the party. We have some incredibly creative and wonderful staff and want them to have flexible intelligent colleagues to enhance the life chances of all our community.


Pay range for full time all year round ranges for HLTA from £21,591 to £28,215. These posts are pro rata for 39 weeks a year term time only.

New scale points are from 5-20, depending upon knowledge, qualifications, and experience. £11.83 – £15.46

HLTA | Job Description



Please let Linda Charlesworth at which specific post you are interested in and we will send you details of the post.

Charlton Park Academy
Registered Address: Charlton Park Road, London, SE7 8HX
A charitable Company Limited by Guarantee, registered in England and Wales (Company Number: 08133047)

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