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Lead Teacher of Nursery ASD Provision

Start Date: January 2021

Full Time Salary: Main Scale points 4 to 6 (£35,49 to 41,483) plus TLR (grading will be based on experience)

Contract term: Permanent


Hallfield is a forward thinking and inclusive community school with a thriving community made up of fantastic children, supportive parents, outstanding staff and strategic governors. We are situated in the heart of Bayswater.


Acorns is a new provision for nursery aged children with Autism which has been added to the school to complement its already excellent SEND provision.


The Governors are looking to appoint a lead teacher.


This person will play a key role, supported by the Headteacher and Inclusion Manager, in opening and maximising the success of our new specialist provision for up to eight nursery aged children with Autism or on a pathway to receiving a diagnosis of Autism. The provision is due to open in January 2020 for a small number of children (up to four) and it will expand in size from there. The provision will be situated in a newly redesigned section in the heart of the school building. 


The successful candidate will be a talented, passionate and suitably experienced practitioner. They must have a clear understanding and experience of effective teaching and learning as well as of raising and sustaining achievement within specialist Autism provision. They must be a strong communicator and team player and able to engage effectively with the children, staff and parents/ carers on a daily basis. They will also need to be enthusiastic, highly motivated and have the belief in the potential of every individual child as well as the drive to support all children to become the best they can be.

You will be joining a friendly and hardworking team who constantly strive to raise standards for the children and themselves within a successful primary school. 


Viewings of the school prior to making an application are highly recommended from the week beginning Monday the 21st September. Please also feel free to call and speak to Aaron Sumner, the Headteacher, if you require any further information on 0207 087 4960 or


Closing date for applications: Thursday 15 October 2020

Short listing: Friday 16 October 2020

Interviews will be held the following week from Tuesday 20 October 2020


The job description, person specification and application form are available below. To apply, please complete the application form and email to note that we do not accept CVs.


Hallfield Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be requested for the successful candidate in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education Legislation.


An initial offer of appointment will be made to the successful candidates and will only become a substantive position subject to appropriate references along with evidence of original documents for qualifications and health clearance.