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Class Teacher - Full-time

Shenstone School, Crayford

  • Ref:KCC303-7001-62T
  • Posted:27/05/2022
  • Pay:Main/Upper Pay + SEN Allowance
  • Start Date:September 2022/Earliest possible from September
  • App Close Date:03/07/2022 at 23:00
  • Interviews:11/07/2022


Post Title                                  Class Teacher

 Post Location                            Shenstone School

                                                Crayford - 94 Old Road, Dartford, Kent DA1 4DZ

                                                Sidcup - St Andrews Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 4RX

 Position Status                          Permanent

 Contractual Hours:                    Full-time

 Contractual Weeks:                   52 weeks per year

 Salary:                                      Main/Upper pay scale (depending on qualifications and experience) + £2,269 (SEN allowance)

Post Start Date:                         September 2022

Closing Date:                            Sunday 3rd July 2022

 Interview Date:                        Monday 11th July 2022

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and innovative Class Teacher to join our fantastic staff team at Shenstone School.  A Teaching qualification and experience within a special school or a mainstream setting with relevant SEND experience is essential.  The ideal candidate will inspire and motivate pupils and lead a dedicated class team to encourage progression and happiness for pupils.  If you think you have what it takes to support and develop our pupils to maximise their post aspirational learning potential, then we would love to hear from you.

Professional Qualifications required:

  • Qualified teacher with QTS
  • Evidence of CPD relevant to SEND
  • Experience in a special school setting is desired

Information about the school

As from September 2022, Shenstone School is excited to become an all through school primary to secondary. We are a special school for pupils with severe, and/or profound and multiple learning difficulties. Shenstone School is one school based across three sites. We are committed in supporting the emotional health and wellbeing of all our pupils, staff and parents/carers and we stand by our motto of “together we engage, thrive and achieve”. Shenstone School was inspected in October 2019 and the outcome is that we continue to be a ‘good’ school, where the children are happy and learning is made fun.

We are very proud of Shenstone School and we are thrilled to have achieved: The Wellbeing Award for Schools, Outstandingly Happy School status, Move Gold quality Mark Award, National Online Safety Certified School status and we are also an accredited Arts Award Centre. We continue to expand with new ideas and initiatives in order to maintain the improve services for both pupils and staff.

Staff at Shenstone School can access the following benefits: Excellent Induction and probation process, Comprehensive In-house training (Manual handling, Team-Teach and much more), competitive Pension Scheme, Employees counselling services, vaccination programmes, on-site mental health first aid team and various other wellbeing and social activities.

For further information about the school, please visit: www.shenstone-tkat.org

We are part of The Kemnal Academies Trust, For further information about the trust, please visit: www.tkat.org

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced DBS check.

We are committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. This includes applications from individuals wishing to work full time, part-time or on a flexible basis.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Georgia Bissett
  • Address:94 Old Road, Crayford, Kent, DA1 4DZ
  • Telephone: 01322 524145
  • Email: hr@shenstone-tkat.org


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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).