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Science Teacher - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Broomhill Bank School (Hextable), Hextable

  • Ref:KCC886-70027002-194T
  • Posted:20/09/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UPS (Fringe), SEN1 + TLR for right candidate
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:02/10/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:W/C 02/10/2023

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This is an exciting opportunity to join our expanding school. We are seeking an inspiring and committed Science Teacher  who relishes making a difference to children's lives. For the right candidate, an additional pastoral or subject-based TLR may be available.

Are you enthusiastic, passionate and a talented Teacher who can teach up to and including Level 2 and Level 3? 

Broomhill Bank School is not just a place to teach, but to educate. Through a whole school holistic approach, we focus on both academic and wider skills to prepare and develop every child for their life ahead.

Our students are aged 11-19 years and all have an Education, Health & Care Plan; they have communication and interaction difficulties, often related to Autism. With class sizes of 10 and with additional adult support, we tailor our curriculum and classroom delivery to every student’s individual needs. Our students make good progress thanks to the high-quality teaching and because we are a multi-agency team working alongside our Speech & Language Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Pastoral Team and Residential Team.

We welcome qualified teachers at any stage of their career, from mainstream or special education as well as early careers teachers, as we provide a programme of specialist training for all new members of staff, in addition to our ongoing CPD programme.

We are looking for teachers who:

  • Have QTS status or are an ECT who believe, inspire and achieve
  • Enjoy working and forging positive relationships with young people
  • Provide a model of excellence in terms of teaching & learning and role modelling.
  • Have an enthusiasm for new approaches and implementation of your ideas
  • Are reflective practitioners with a “can do” approach to teaching and with a passion to raise standards
  • Have the ability to support all children to explore and reach their full potential, and become well rounded, well balanced and confident people
  • Are ambitious, professional and are committed to further personal development
  • Are committed to working as part of a dynamic team of professionals both in and out of the classroom.

In return we can offer you:

  • To be part of a resilient and talented body of staff who work tirelessly every day to transform the lives of young people
  • To work in a collaborative and supportive team who remain calm, positive and creative which promotes unity as we resolve emerging challenges together
  • Staff development which is key to our school improvement plan. Expectations are high and there is an array of bespoke support and development opportunities available through our excellent CPD Programme consisting of Twilight sessions, online learning and academic courses
  • Our staff benefits include: Kent Rewards, Child Care Vouchers & Pension scheme.

If you have the enthusiasm and desire to work as part of an exceptionally supportive staff team in our highly successful special school, we would welcome your application. 

Information about the school

Broomhill Bank School is a co-educational Foundation Special School for students with Communication and Interaction needs who all have Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs).

Our educational provision is rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted and our residential provision is rated ‘Outstanding’. We work to prepare our students for life, through academic achievement, therapeutic provision to ensure their well-being and by being part of the wider community.

There are two sites. Broomhill Bank West is in Rusthall near Tunbridge Wells. Broomhill Bank North is in Hextable near Swanley. Our North site has bespoke residential provision and semi-independent living accommodation.

Students are taught in small classes of 8-10 according to level of need, with lessons led by subject specialist teachers. We facilitate students to learn as independently as possible. Across Key Stage 4 and 5 students can undertake a variety of accredited qualifications including GCSE, Entry Level and Functional Skills. Our Sixth Form focuses students on preparation for life so that alongside academic achievement they can develop the life and work-related skills which will be vital to their future independence and self-sufficiency. We are looking for applicants who share in our philosophy of lifelong learning and developing the potential of each individual.

Our Values and Ethos • We believe learning to lie at the heart of all we do with our students and staff • We believe our students and staff should be the best in all they do • We believe in and respect the uniqueness of each member of our school community • We believe we have responsibilities to others outside Broomhill Bank

This is an exciting time to join our School as we continue to grow and develop. A refurbishment programme is improving and adding to existing facilities.

Broomhill Bank School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Posts are subject to Enhanced Disclosure applications to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), verification of candidates’ right to work in the UK and other pre-employment checks as outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (2023). Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches as part of our recruitment process. We value diversity and promote equality for all.

We reserve the right to close vacancies early so please apply as soon as possible..

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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.