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Learning Engagement & SEMH Leader - Full-time

Edenbridge Primary School, Edenbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2099-210S
  • Posted:06/09/2022
  • Pay:TPA 14/NJC 14-18 Fringe - £24, 995 - £26,943 (FTE)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:30/09/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


*applications from suitable candidates who meet the person specification may be shortlisted and interviewed ahead of the closing date


Edenbridge Primary School is a 2- form entry school within The Pioneer Academy.  This happy school is at the heart of our local community.  Our school, complete with a nursery and fantastic purpose built EYFS provision, has large grounds and excellent facilities, including a dedicated music room and computing suite.  Our school nurtures and inspires every child to flourish, excel and achieve.  Together with our wider community, we ensure each day is an extraordinary school day. ​ We have a dedicated and enthusiastic team striving for the best for all children. As part of our moral commitment to putting children first, we believe that every child should have the opportunity to be taught by inspirational teachers with the highest expectations.  If this is you, then we would like to hear from you.


Edenbridge Primary School is looking to recruit a Learning Engagement & SEMH Leader. This is a term time role (plus 1 week), Monday to Friday between the hours of 08.45am – 3.15pm. The Learning Engagement and SEMH Leader will provide a complementary service to SLT, teachers and other staff, taking a lead across the school in supporting the needs of children who require assistance in overcoming a variety of barriers in order to achieve their full potential, or to successfully access the curriculum. They will explicitly teach children and support all staff with the implementation of strategies to support self-regulation, social and communication skills and SEMH within the classroom

The Learning Engagement and SEMH Leader will work with children whose barriers to learning have significant impact upon their attainment. This will include a range of pupils, but priority given to those who need the most help, especially those experiencing multiple disadvantages including:

  • Children with identified SEMH concerns
  • Children who present distressed behaviours
  • Children with social and communication difficulties

Information about the school

Edenbridge Primary School is a friendly two form entry school which is part of The Pioneer Academy. It is located centrally in the town and local community. We have excellent facilities including a purpose built EYFS provision, state of the art computing suite, dedicated music room, refurbished classrooms and spacious outdoor areas. The school is at the heart of its community providing wraparound care through a breakfast club and after-school club, both run by school staff. It is well served by rail and road links.

The school has a committed and enthusiastic team who are always keen to welcome new members. We would love to meet you!

Edenbridge Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to work actively to support this.

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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.