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SEN Teacher - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Langley Park Primary Academy , Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2073-68T
  • Posted:19/05/2022
  • Pay:Main Pay Scale commensurate with experience
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:30/05/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

Advert

Please note that interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis with the view of a successful appointment being made before 31st May 2022.

About the role: Langley Park Primary Academy is seeking to appoint a SEN Teacher to support our students who are part of our Specialist Resource Provision (SRP). They will be an essential part of an exemplary team consisting of the SENCO, lead teacher and support staff. The role will require experience of working with children with autism within a specialist environment either an SRP or a special school. The successful candidate will work closely with individual or small groups of children across all phases as well as supporting children within the mainstream classrooms to fulfil their outcomes. They will liaise closely with mainstream staff in order to ensure the children’s needs are being met and appropriate provision is in place.

This is a fantastic time to join us; the Academy has gone from strength to strength and to continue that development, we are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated teacher to join our team.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a graduate with QTS and/or PGCE
  • Has evidence of outstanding practice as a classroom teacher
  • Has high levels of success in teaching in the primary sector
  • Has the highest expectations of pupils and themselves
  • Is enthusiastic, imaginative and forward thinking
  • Has the ability to inspire, motivate and engage children to achieve and succeed
  • Is able to form positive relationships with children, staff, parents and governors
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to help shape our future by joining a LAT academy
  • A school community committed to raising achievement and attainment
  • An exciting working environment with excellent resources and facilities
  • A strong commitment to supporting professional development opportunities

This is a permanent, full time role offering Main Pay Scale commensurate with experience.

Click here and take a look at the curriculum at Langley Park Primary Academy. You can view our most recent Ofsted report here.

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Information about the school

Working for Langley Park Primary Academy: ​​​​​​Langley Park Primary Academy is a unique academy with pupils from Nursery to Year 6 with an onsite Specialist Resource Provision for children with a primary need of ASD. This exciting provision demonstrates the academy’s sense of ambition to serve the community where pupils’ educational journey is so important. Being part of a provision that caters for such a wide range of age groups and needs means that there are copious opportunities for both children and staff to extend their experiences to grow and develop in many different ways. To enrich our curriculum, we take advantage of the resources and subject specific expertise we have in abundance in our academy. This means our pupils benefit from subjects like PE and Forest School being taught by specialists. There are also plenty of opportunities for colleagues to collaborate across all age ranges and roles to ensure that we are developing our pupils into well-rounded life long learners who are well equipped to contribute to society throughout their lives. In addition to this, the pupils and staff have access to resources that are unique to our provision. These include; a DT lab (including cookers and other various equipment), a sensory room, a forest school, sports facilities and a well stocked library.

We are delighted to announce that following our most recent Ofsted inspection in July 2019 the hard work and dedication of the academy was recognised and was judged as 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features in for our early years provision, personal development, behaviour and welfare and effectiveness of leadership and management.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the range of benefits available to all LAT staff. ​​​​​​​

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.​​​​​​​

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Olivia Couzins
  • Address:Edmett Way, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 3FA
  • Telephone: 01634 412240
  • Email: talent@latrust.org.uk

Documents

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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).