Cherry Garden School

41 Bellenden Road, London SE15 5BB

020 7237 4050

Headteacher – Kelly Hawker

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Our admissions are arranged by the Local Authority, if you would like to arrange a visit to the school, please contact us via phone or


You can find our admissions policy here.

Current Vacancies

Learning Support Assistants Required
Term Time Only, 39 weeks, 29 hours per week
Salary:  HAY 5

Cherry Garden is an outstanding community special school that meets the needs of children (2-11 years) with severe and complex needs including autism. We are in a new state of the art building with brilliant facilities and extensive landscaped grounds and it goes without saying the children are ‘amazing’. Please check out our Twitter account on @CherryGdnSchool to see them in action.
We have a child centred playbased curriculum with communication access and independence at the centre of what we do.
Are you:

  • enthusiastic, fit and healthy with a sense of humour.
  • passionate about supporting pupils with learning disabilities.
  • a team player.

We in turn can offer:

  • A friendly and supportive staff team.
  • Comprehensive induction and on the job training.
  • Opportunities for continual learning.

All Southwark schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, references will  be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check and have the right to work in the UK.

An application pack can be found in the link on the right or may be requested from the School Administration Manager at Applications should be submitted to this email address or posted to Cherry Garden School, 41 Bellenden Road, London SE15 5BB.

Closing Date:  Friday, 5th November 2021
Interview Date: Thursday, 18th & Friday, 19th November 2021