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General Subjects Teacher - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Lighthouse School, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-6110-21T
  • Posted:07/02/2023
  • Pay:MPS 1-6 + SEN Allowance
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:07/03/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:ASAP


The Lighthouse School, Margate is a small independent provision that offers a blended academic and therapeutic education for SEN children.

We seek a full-time SEN General Subjects teachers, to teach a range of subjects. The Annual salary is based on Main Pay Scale 1- 6 + SEN Allowance.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching a small group of students (no more than 6), designing, and implementing bespoke learning programmes with coherent planning, tracking progress and collaborating with other professionals, where necessary, to achieve this.

Our school has:

  • A clear and shared PRIDE vision
  • Strong supportive management
  • An innovative and creative approach
  • A first class and highly motivated staff team
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • A focus on raising and maintaining standards and opportunities for all our students regardless on starting points

We are looking for staff with:

  • QTS
  • Energy and enthusiasm for their role
  • Commitment to a therapeutic, student-centred philosophy
  • Experience of working in Special or Mainstream Education
  • A desire to motivate and inspire all students
  • Excellent classroom practice
  • A flexible approach to meet changing priorities
  • Experience in working with children with complex needs would be welcomed

Interested in the post? What we can offer you:

  • Birthday Voucher Scheme
  • Loyalty Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training expense met by employer
  • Pension Scheme

We look forward to hearing from you

The Lighthouse School is committed to ensuring the safety of our students is upheld at all times, therefore all positions require an enhanced disclosure and satisfactory references.

Information about the school

We are a small non-maintained specialist school created to provide an inclusive and therapeutic learning environment for young people, aged 8-18, who are unable to access mainstream education and where the primary need is support for SEMH.

We aim to bridge the gap created by time lost in education by offering a personalised learning programme for our learners, who have frequently experienced disrupted education leading to disengagement, challenging behaviours and/or exclusions from a mainstream environment.

We aim to encourage our youngsters to re-engage in educational opportunities which meet their individual needs by means of one to one support, small group tuition or other interventions.

The Lighthouse School promotes enjoyment in learning through its own alternative and flexible curriculum which leads to opportunities to gain nationally accredited awards and qualifications.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Sarah Baker
  • Address:Northdown House, Northdown Park Road, Margate, Kent, CT9 3TP
  • Telephone: 01843 808454
  • Email: hr@ahgroup.org
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.