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Ks3/4 Teacher - Full-time

Small Haven School , Ramsgate

  • Ref:KCC886-6103-23T
  • Posted:30/08/2023
  • Pay:Salary dependent on qualification & experience
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:27/10/2023 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Secondary Qualified SEN Teacher-Full Time

Are you passionate about making a difference and promoting outstanding education within special educational needs?

Are you fed up working long hours and spending your evenings and weekends marking?

Would you like to improve your work-life balance?

Does providing meaningful and personalised learning in small classes of up to six pupils appeal to you?

Do you want to feel valued as a member of the Middle Management Team and have your views and opinions effect positive change?

If you have answered yes to all of the above, then this is the job for you and we would love to hear from you.
What we require from you is to:
• Be committed to ensuring the safeguarding and wellbeing of the pupils
• Be an outstanding teacher with a passion for SEN
• Have experience in delivering qualifications such as Functional skills, BTEC and GCSE
• Have excellent communication and team work skills
• Be eager to undertake ongoing development
• be confident, calm, enthusiastic and demonstrate a positive and professional attitude with a good sense of humour!

In return we can offer you a highly rewarding position with:
• The opportunity to be part of a unique progressive school with wonderful pupils
• A great work-life balance
• A commitment to staff wellbeing and opportunities for professional development
• Quality resources and a highly maintained working environment
• A ratio of two pupils to one member of staff to enable effective differentiation
• A dedicated team within a supportive and friendly community

Salary is based on Small Haven School's pay and progression policy and negotiable depending on qualification, experience and potential to take on additional responsibility.

Please complete the attached application form and return to the office manager: jodie.wonford@smallhavenschool.co.uk 

Closing date: TBC
Interviews: Arranged to suit successful applicants
Start Date: October-January 2023

Viewing is essential to discover for yourself what makes Small Haven School so special and unique. Please call the office (01843 597088) and we will be happy to arrange a visit.

Any enquiries about the position should be sent to the Office Manager, Jodie Wonford, jodie.wondord@smallhavenschool.co.uk.

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is at the heart of this small family run school, the successful applicant will be expected to share this commitment and be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Small Haven School is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.


Information about the school

Small Haven School provides vulnerable children, whose varying needs could not be met in other education placements, with a chance to have a sense of belonging within a school community where they can thrive. The school was awarded a Good in the recent Ofsted inspection with areas of outstanding in personal development and behaviour and attitudes.

Small Haven School is a close community. Relationships between staff and pupils are excellent and play an integral role in creating a calm, safe, and happy environment that facilitates learning and enables pupils to reach their full potential. Close working relationships with parents is an essential part of our school ethos.

As a small school everyone has good knowledge of each other. This allows for excellent understanding and sharing of individual student’s academic, social and emotional needs. This, along with high staff to student ratio, enables effective differentiation and personalised learning. A culture of effective communication and reflective practice is encouraged throughout the school.

Small Haven School is registered for up to 36 students aged between 6 to 19 years across KS1-KS5, all of whom have Education, Health and Care plans. The school has a highly dedicated staff team of 24 working in our small campus. This provides a safe environment for pupils who previously may have experienced insecurity and allows them the opportunity to access their education and thrive.

Job Contact Information

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.