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Full-Time SEN Teacher - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Oakley School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-7070-137T
  • Posted:14/09/2023
  • Pay:Current range plus SEN allowance
  • Start Date:January 2024
  • App Close Date:31/10/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Our Mission: Children and Young People at the heart of all we do.

Our Ethos: Work Hard, Be Kind, Have Fun, Stay Safe

Oakley School is the Tunbridge Wells district Special School for pupils, aged from 3 to 19 years, all of whom have severe/complex needs and communication and learning difficulties.

We are seeking an outstanding full-time Teacher to join our vibrant, friendly, positive and forward-looking school in January 2024. Candidates will be qualified teachers, preferably primary trained with SEND experience, but we would provide extensive training for the right candidate.

The successful candidate will have excellent classroom practice, enjoy team working and be willing to undertake further professional development/training.  We require someone with a positive attitude, drive and enthusiasm, with a strong commitment to inclusive principles, supporting our ethos of providing a safe and positive environment for all our children and young people, enabling them to reach their full potential and develop their skills for life and independence.

Visits to meet us are both encouraged and welcomed, please contact Zoey Jenks, School Business Manager by e-mailing recruitment@oakley.kent.sch.uk  to arrange a visit.

Benefits include access to Kent Rewards (including discounts on everyday products and services), Teachers’ Pension Scheme membership, free school meals, access to free counselling, free parking and other support services.  We are committed to supporting the health and wellbeing of all our staff.

If you are interested in a role with us please look at our website for further information and how to apply:  www.oakleyschool.co.uk  or email recruitment@oakley.kent.sch.uk Please note that, for safeguarding reasons, we cannot accept CVs.

Closing date: 12noon on Tuesday, 31st October 2023.

Oakley School is committed to safeguarding children and young people, a commitment we expect all staff to share and uphold.

 

Information about the school

Oakley School is the Tunbridge Wells District Special School for day pupils, aged from 3 to 19 years, with a specialist Observation and Assessment Nursery for 3-5 years. All our children and young people have profound, severe/complex needs and communication and learning difficulties.

We have a site in Tonbridge which caters for our Phase 4 (16+) students and a site in Tunbridge Wells which caters for children and young people from the age of 3 to 16. We also have a satellite provision at Skinners' Kent Primary School. Our one-day Section 8 OFSTED inspection in March 2019 reaffirmed us as 'Good'. We aspire to be outstanding in all that we do.

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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 Education.