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Recruitment Federation of Westminster Special Schools
& Bi-borough Inclusion Service

Vacancies

Welcome to our recruitment page, where you will find details of our current vacancies and how to apply.

The Federation of Westminster Special Schools welcomes applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. Only applications submitted on the attached application form will be accepted. The Federation of Westminster Special Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

College Park, which operates over multiple sites, is part of the Federation of Westminster Special Schools. We are a learning community which includes Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee School and the Bi-borough Inclusion Service. The federation is committed to developing excellent staff to realise sustained school improvement and excellent outcomes for children.

In line with KCSIE 2023 and safer recruitment practices, the school will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. The online search is part of our safeguarding checks and will seek publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further guidance and will be asked to clarify their online presence.

You can find out about our staff wellbeing activities by clicking the link below or to the right of this page. 

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College Park School Class Teacher - September Start 

Class Teacher, Mainscale + SEN

Permanent, full-time

Is your teaching creative? Inspirational? Exciting?

Required to start September 2024

We are looking to recruit a high quality, committed class teacher who has high expectations and lots of energy at College Park School. A Teacher who is passionate and committed to working with children with special educational needs and resilient and able to positively support young people with autism and complex learning needs. We offer you the opportunity to bring your enthusiasm and skills to College Park, to ensure our pupils achieve their very best.

College Park School is currently on two sites in the Westbourne Grove area and will be opening a third site in April 2024 in Pimlico SW London. Teachers need to be willing to work at any of the school sites.

The Federation of Westminster Special Schools is a learning community which includes Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee School and College Park School and the Bi-borough Inclusion Service. We are committed to developing excellent teachers to realise sustained school improvement and excellent outcomes for children. We offer an induction package and ongoing support and continuing professional development as well as opportunities for career progression.

“In line with KCSIE September 2023, an online search will be conducted as part of our due diligence checks on shortlisted candidates.”

Visits to the school are welcome, please contact Mariam Hassan to arrange a visit on hr@qe2cp.westminster.sch.uk / 0207 221 3454

Please use the attached application form and job description. CVs alone will not be accepted.

In your application, please show how you meet the criteria outlined in the person specification, identifying any subject specialisms you have and email your application to: hr@qe2cp.westminster.sch.uk

Application closing date: 26th April 2024.

Shortlisting w/b: 29th April 2024

Interviews w/b: 6th May 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

The Federation of Westminster Special Schools welcomes applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. Only applications submitted on the attached application form will be accepted. The Federation of Westminster Special Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

application form

job description

safeguarding policy

equalities policy

College Park School Class Teacher - April Start
 

Class Teacher, Mainscale + SEN

Permanent, full-time

Is your teaching creative? Inspirational? Exciting?

Required to start on 15th April 2024

We are looking to recruit a high quality, committed class teacher who has high expectations and lots of energy at College Park School. A Teacher who is passionate and committed to working with children with special educational needs and resilient and able to positively support young people with autism and complex learning needs. We offer you the opportunity to bring your enthusiasm and skills to College Park, to ensure our pupils achieve their very best.

College Park School is currently on two sites in the Westbourne Grove area and will be opening a third site in April 2024 in Pimlico SW London. Teachers need to be willing to work at any of the school sites.

The Federation of Westminster Special Schools is a learning community which includes Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee School and College Park School and the Bi-borough Inclusion Service. We are committed to developing excellent teachers to realise sustained school improvement and excellent outcomes for children. We offer an induction package and ongoing support and continuing professional development as well as opportunities for career progression.

“In line with KCSIE September 2023, an online search will be conducted as part of our due diligence checks on shortlisted candidates.”

Visits to the school are welcome, please contact Mariam Hassan to arrange a visit on hr@qe2cp.westminster.sch.uk / 0207 221 3454

Please use the attached application form and job description. CVs alone will not be accepted.

In your application, please show how you meet the criteria outlined in the person specification, identifying any subject specialisms you have and email your application to: hr@qe2cp.westminster.sch.uk

Application closing date: 6th March 2024.

Interviews w/b: 11th March 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

The Federation of Westminster Special Schools welcomes applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. Only applications submitted on the attached application form will be accepted. The Federation of Westminster Special Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

APPLICATION FORM

JOB DESCRIPTION

SAFEGUARDING POLICY

equalities policy

Federation Head of Human Resources 
 

Based across all sites, Within the City of Westminster Local Authority

£53,109 - £72,669 per annum

We are currently in a growth stage and are therefore creating a professional business support service in finance and human resources, and we are seeking to appoint a dynamic and experienced Federation Head of Human Resources to provide leadership for the schools’ HR functions.

The Federation Head of HR will oversee and line manage our HR/Admin team and will be reporting directly to the Federation Business Manager.

They will assist the Federation Business Manager in the overall management and administration of the group of Schools and BIS, and taking specific responsibility for Human Resources matters, providing strategic guidance and ensuring compliance with legislation, policy and procedures and to optimise the performance of the support services.

As our HR lead, you will be responsible for providing the effective operational and strategic HR function and you will be charged with leading and directing on all Human Resources matters across our schools and the Bi-Borough Inclusion Service (BIS) including the recruitment of both teaching and support staff, employment contract management and employee relations, in conjunction with the Westminster City Council (WCC) HR Department and external HR providers.

We are looking for someone with a proven track record in design and delivery of people and organisation development strategies as you will support the implementation of key strategic objectives, through the provision of expert professional advice. The role will suit someone with strong interpersonal skills, who will bring the ability to empower staff to fulfil their potential, using coaching and influencing skills to drive employee engagement and manage change.

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SAFEGUARDING POLICY

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES POLICY

Teaching Assistant Vacancies
 

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic, inspiring and skilled Teaching Assistants at both of our Federation Schools, Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee School (W9) and College Park School (W2).

The Federation of Westminster Special Schools are committed to developing staff as well as ensuring our pupils make excellent progress and enjoy their learning. You need to be flexible, energetic and committed to working with children with complex needs and/or autism and be ready for anything!

We have a strong team of committed staff in a happy, supportive community. If you are up for a challenge and really want to help make a positive difference to the lives of pupils with special educational needs, then one of our schools could be the place for you.

We will provide you with excellent staff induction, training and a commitment to continuing professional development.

This is an excellent opportunity to join our Federation!

Salary: Broadband Pay - Band 1 Steps 3 and 4 (£28,545 to £29,412  subject to pro rata)

Working Hours: 36 hours a week, Term Time Only

We only accept WCC application forms and do not accept CVs.

For more details, please visit our website https://www.qe2cp.westminster.sch.uk/

For any questions or to submit your application, please email our HR team hr@qe2cp.westminster.sch.uk

This post will remain open until successfully filled, so please apply as soon as possible. The first round of interviews will be before the February half-term. Further, interviews will be arranged as applications are received. 

The Federation of Westminster Special Schools welcomes applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. Only applications submitted on the attached application form will be accepted. The Federation of Westminster Special Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Applicants will be interviewed as and when applications are received

Job Description & Person Specification

Support Staff Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

Midday Meal Supervisor  

We are looking for an enthusiastic Midday Meals Supervisor to join our already high quality team at College Park School.

This position would be ideal for someone who loves working with children, enjoys working outside and likes creating a fun environment for the children.

Working in a team, you will be expected to demonstrate the following:

  • The ability to support pupils with special needs, including autism, effectively and role model positive behaviour at all times
  • Communicate effectively and work as part of a team
  • The ability to work on your own initiative, including organising games and supporting play
  • Knowledge of health and safety

We can offer you:

  • Excellent continuing professional development opportunities
  • Supportive staff
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Employee Assistant Programme: free confidential support, information and advice for staff

Hours of work will be: Monday - Friday 11.30 AM – 13.30 PM (i.e. 10 hours per week), Term Time Only

Salary Grade: Band 1 Step 1 £27,711, subject to pro rata and required hours

Start Date: As soon as possible

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Applicants must demonstrate how they meet all sections of the person specification for this role

You can also collect the Job description and application form from reception. Please submit applications to hr @qe2cp.westminster.sch.uk.

Closing date for applications: TBC

Interview Date: TBC 

The Federation of Westminster Special Schools is committed to equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are made subject to receipt of a completed application form, satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS check.

Job Description

Equal Opportunities

Application Form

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