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Teacher - Full-time

Hampton Primary School, Herne Bay

  • Ref:KCC886-2264-214T
  • Posted:20/02/2023
  • Pay:MPS + SEN Allowance
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:17/03/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/c 27th March 2023


This is a great opportunity to join Hampton Primary School as we continue to grow and further support our most vulnerable learners and children with ASC and SEMH needs.

We are seeking an inspirational and highly motivated teacher who is passionate about supporting identified children of SEND in their development and learning.

We are in the process of creating an additional learning environment for targetted children typically with EHCPs to support their access to the curriculum as well as supporting their emotional and social development.

The successful candidate must have a range of skills and experience across KS1 & KS2 alongside a passion and drive to support our most vulnerable learners. This position would suit a professional with experience of teaching children with special educational needs in mainstream or specialist provision. Candidates who have an interest in this area of education or who have personal experience of supporting children with special needs are also welcome to apply.

These skills and qualifications include

  • Experience of KS1 & KS2
  • Knowledge of teaching styles and techniques to support children with special educational needs in either mainstream or specialist provision
  • Consistently strong teaching and learning practice
  • A good understanding of the current national statutory curriculum
  • The skill to differentiate their approach for children of a wide range of abilities and needs
  • Patience and ability to work under pressure
  • Flexibility, openness to new ideas and a passion and ability to identify children’s areas for development and strengths
  • Empathy, sensitivity and compassion
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership qualities to engage children, parents/carers and other lead professionals
  • Reflective practitioner with a commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Drive and ambition to improve life chances of children with SEN, positively impacting their experiences in school and their outcomes.

In return we can offer:

  • an excellent staff wellbeing package including one paid wellbeing day per term (6 per year), complimentary refreshments in our newly refurbished staffroom, free Breakfast and After School Care for their children if they attend the school whilst they are working, subsidised staff lunches, on-site parling, plus Kent Reward benefits and much more (see attached Staff Wellbeing Policy)
  • an opportunity to work in an innovative forward thinking school
  • a strong, collaborative happy school community
  • a supportive and nurturing working environment for all stakeholders
  • an open coaching culture and opportunities for professional development

Please contact the School Office to arrange a tour of the School on one of the following dates:

Tuesday 21st February, 3.30pm

Wednesday 22nd February, 10.00am

Thursday 2nd March, 1.30pm

Hampton Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain DBS clearance. 

Information about the school

We are a large and successful primary school, which converted to a stand alone Academy in April 2012. We operate under Hampton Collaborative Trust allowing the freedom to grow and develop with our community needs at the forefront of all decisions.

We are an inclusive, caring and constantly improving school with an exceptionally strong collaborative staff team. Our current roll is 670 children with 3 classes per year group, group teaching in KS2 to facilitate smaller class provision, a purpose built on-site nursery and a strong Well-Being Team, FLO, Play Therapist and Emotional Well-Being practitioner to provide the support and nurture for our most vulnerable children.

We are in the process of creating an additional learning environment for identified children typically with EHCPs to support their access to the curriculum as well as supporting their emotional and social development.

Our current SEND is 15% and we are constantly signposted within the local authority for our excellent SEND provision. We are also incredibly excited to be in the process of developing an ASC SRP provision to further support and nurture our SEND children.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jacquie Evans, Office Manager
  • Address:Fitzgerald Avenue, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 8NB
  • Telephone: (01227) 372159
  • Email: office@hampton.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01227) 741549

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 Education.