Opening September 2026

Join the team
Hawthorn Small School is not open. It is expected that we will open as a school in September 2026.

Do you want to join our team? It may be the best thing you have ever done. This school is being designed around values and principles that put human beings first, and seek an environment where everyone has agency over all aspects of their work and learning, no matter who you are in the team.

We will be recruiting to multiple roles. You can join as a:

Curriculum facilitators (Teachers)

We will be looking to recruit a number of experienced teachers to join our team and work with, and facilitate the curriculum in partnership with leadership and, crucially, our students. We will be looking for teachers experienced in facilitating English literature and language, British Sign Language, foreign languages, humanities, maths, science, art, 3D design, and music.

From September 2024 will will be looking to recruit two curriculum facilitators to our two primary classes.

Therapeutic needs facilitator

We will be looking to recruit a therapeutic needs facilitator. This is a varied and exciting role focusing on directly supporting special educational needs and disabilities and providing pastoral care across the school, working in collaboration with the SENDCo and Pastoral lead.

Learning facilitators

We will be looking to recruit a number of learning facilitators who are passionate about supporting and nurturing students aged between 11 and 15 initially. Experience in working in schools, as a teaching assistant, working in mental health or working with teenagers or neurodivergent people will be beneficial. 

From September 2024 we will also need two learning facilitators to work in our primary classes.

Organisation facilitators

We will be looking to recruit an executive assistant, a part-time administrator and a part-time caretaker/facilities assistant towards the end of 2023.

If you are interested, please read through the following before sending your CV with a covering letter to

Enquiries to join

We welcome applications from prospective candidates throughout the year. If you are so enthusiastic that you just want to talk to us about the future, we love that. As we develop we will be seeking teachers and learning facilitators for primary education.

Please send your CV with a covering letter detailing your passion and enthusiasm for joining our team to:

Recruitment note

Hawthorn Small School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure.

Hawthorn Small School prides itself on hiring the highest quality teaching, administrative support staff and ensuring that all visiting staff are talented in their field of expertise.

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If you are considering Hawthorn Small School please get in contact with us so that we can chat about your families’ needs and what we offer.

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