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ICT - Special Needs Teacher (Link19 College) Full Time - Fixed Term - Special Needs Position

The Ifield School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-7039-360T
  • Posted:19/05/2022
  • Pay:MPS + 1/2 SEN points depending on experience
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:10/06/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:16th June 2022 - LINK19 College

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LINK19 College is a Specialist Post-19 Institution for 19 to 25 year old learners which offers full-time study programmes that provide individualised learning experiences. LINK19 College recognises that every individual is unique. Our aim is to provide support and set challenges for learners so that they can achieve and succeed.

 

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic and committed full-time teacher of ICT to join the Post 19 provision and Sixth Form, based at the Link Centre within North Kent College, Gravesend campus, from September 2022. Initially, this is a fixed term contract until 31st August 2023, subject to review at the end of this period.

 

The successful candidate will be an exceptional and experienced qualified teacher with excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for working with young people with SEND. Candidates must be able to use their own initiative and be committed to working as part of an established and highly motivated team to provide stimulating and interesting learning opportunities with the ability to communicate a love of the subject for students with a range of profound, severe and complex learning needs.

 

The successful candidate will be employed by Ifield school but seconded to LINK19 College to carry out their role for all or part of their contracted hours. This will be dependent on the needs of the College.

 

Applications are welcome from teachers who may already be working in a Special School and from those currently working in a mainstream school or Further Education setting who are looking to make the move into Special Education.

A background in SEND and in particular PMLD, SLD or ASD is paramount to applying for this post.

Ifield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children. 

 

The post offers exciting professional development opportunities for candidates seeking to develop their career within a supportive and experienced team.

 

If you require further information about the post, please contact Denise Moore on 01474-555799.

 

Information about the school

Ifield School is a special school for children and young people with profound, severe, and complex needs. Almost half of all our pupils have a diagnosis of autism and speech and language difficulties whilst some have complex medical needs. By joining our school cohort, you will work in a variety of environments, no two days are the same.

A unique and outstanding school, located on an attractive and spacious 9-acre site with 6 acres of managed woodland area. We believe that our highly skilled teaching assistants make a positive and valuable contribution to the lives of children with profound, severe, and complex needs, each and every day.

In May 2018 Ofsted judged Ifield as an Outstanding school for the third consecutive time.

Ifield School is one of the founding members of KsENT, a co-operative trust for Kent Special Schools.

In September 2015, Ifield School federated with King's Farm Primary School under one Governing Body collectively known as the Cedar Federation.

Ifield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss Maddy Jones
  • Address:Cedar Avenue, Gravesend , Kent, DA12 5JT
  • Telephone: 01474 365485
  • Email: lpicton@ifield.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01474 569744

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).