Nurture Teacher

Nurture Teacher

Outer London pay scale - £34k - £51k (Main/Upper Pay Range)

September 2024 start

Thank you for your interest in this role. This is an exciting time to be joining Oaks Park High School.

We were proud to achieve a ‘Good’ outcome in all categories during an Ofsted Inspection in October 2023 in which Ofsted commented the following

‘The school is ambitious for all pupils, including those with SEND. It has designed a curriculum that sets out high academic expectations’

‘Teachers have strong subject knowledge. This is reflected in their high-quality explanations of subject content’

‘Pupils are respectful and polite. They understand the school’s expectations in terms of conduct and behaviour’

‘Staff know their pupils well, and they build positive relationships with them’

The school is an increasingly popular choice within the local community and we are delighted to advertise this role due to an expansion within the school and a larger intake of students in September 2024.

We are looking for a qualified teacher with KS2/KS3 experience, who has a keen interest in supporting students who require additional support during an extended transition period upon joining secondary school.

Oaks Park High School is wholly committed to ensuring that all students have the right academic and social skills and knowledge to be able to access our full and varied curriculum, from their very first day in Year 7 and acknowledge that some students require additional, tailored, support in order to achieve this.

This position would be ideal for either a KS2 teacher who is looking to transition into a secondary school environment or a KS3 teacher with a passion for the transition stage.  There is the possibility of a TLR for those that can, additionally, add extra expertise and leadership to the SEN function within the school.

Applications for those looking for part time hours are welcome, but please note that you would need to work a minimum number of hours each day to provide continutity for nurture groups. 

Enquiries about this exciting and unique role are most welcome.

Our school is situated in Carshalton, 30 minutes from London Victoria by train and a short distance from Sutton, Merton, Croydon and Kingston.

We can offer you:

  • An excellent CPD programme, including in house instructional coaching
  • Opportunities for cross Trust working 
  • A behaviour for learning system supported by an experienced Pastoral Support Team
  • A well-being support team
  • A range of staff benefits, including an Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work scheme 

The successful candidate will be:

  • Ambitious for young people and for themselves
  • Creative in using new technologies or teaching approaches to help students to learn and progress
  • Keen to continually develop their practice, with a collaborative approach
  • An enthusiastic teacher who can motivate and challenge students.

You will be required to:

  • Inspire and support our students across the three Key Stages
  • Use a range of assessment strategies to provide targeted and directed feedback
  • Be inspired by reading and researching new pedagogy on learning and teaching
  • Be creative and reflective in the planning of lessons and schemes of works
  • Have the skills to form excellent working relationships with all individuals.


Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, below. 

Applications must be sent to using the application form (below)

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 11 March 2024.

Oaks Park High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. As such, the successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Oaks Park High School is an equal opportunities employer.

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Nurture Teacher JD and PS 2022 09th Feb 2022 Download
Application Form - Teacher 04th Dec 2023 Download