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Teacher of Mathematics - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Fortis Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F87-18-T
  • Posted:16/04/2024
  • Pay:MPS 1-6 (£30,000 - £41,333) + SEN 2 £5,009
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:03/05/2024 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

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Contract: Permanent Full Time

Salary: MPS 1-6 (£30,000 - £41,333) + SEN 2 £5,009

Location: Bradfields Specialist SEN Academy Medway Towns, Kent

Start Date: September 2024


Fortis Trust seeks to appoint an enthusiastic, qualified teacher for mathematics and the successful candidate will be employed by the trust to work at Bradfields Academy. As a specialist academy there has been an increase in student numbers across all areas of the academy that cater for students with learning needs, autism and communication difficulties. 

In 2023 the academy was seen to continue to be Outstanding by OFSTED. The successful candidate will have the ability to maintain these high standards and drive forward their own unique ideas in helping to develop the provision further.

The academy is an all through provision and whilst there are specialists that teach in the primary and more complex provisions.  A good understanding of SEN and the potential barriers to learning and developing mathematics would be an advantage.  

Applicants should have a clear understanding of effective teaching, raising and sustaining achievement, and the care and support of complex individuals.  They should have a vision and a drive to deliver meaningful and personalised curricula.  Both experienced teachers and those just setting out in their careers would be considered.

The Mathematics Department is an established team that is continually looking to develop. Qualifications are taught at a variety of levels from Entry Level to level 2 and 3 qualifications. The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to teach at all these levels under the direction of the Subject Lead. Developmental ideas are welcome.

As a member of Fortis Trust, Bradfields staff enjoy all the benefits that working in a trust brings. A variety of employee benefits are also afforded to trust members.

The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced criminal record check via the DBS system (for Children & Vulnerable Adults).

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Interested candidates are welcome to arrange a visit by contacting Louise Tombs by email louise.tombs@fortistrust.co.uk.

Interested candidates should complete an application form located on the academy website, www.bradfieldsacademy.co.uk


Closing Date:    Friday 3rd May 2024


Bradfields Academy reserves the right to close the application window early should a successful candidate present themselves before the closing date.

Information about the federation

Fortis Trust strives to provide high quality education as a result of strong partnerships between its academies, institutions and local partners. We support and assist schools in enhancing existing talents and strengths, ensuring all children achieve highly in their academic and personal development. Our curriculums are child-centred; tailored to the needs and aspirations of each partner school and their children.

Bradfields Academy is an outstanding Specialist SEND Academy, for children with learning needs and associated disabilities aged 4-19 years. Bradfields Academy has been recognised as a highly innovative and forward thinking academy involved in SEN educational development at a local and national level. Located in Walderslade, Kent and situated within easy reach of local transport.

Forward2Employment works alongside Fortis Trust to support young people, with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND), in Medway, Kent and the South East to find permanent and purposeful employment.

We passionately believe that all young people should be given the opportunity to work in their local community, to feel valued and have a place in society.

We provide Supported Internships for young adults. Supported Internships are a structured study programme based primarily at a place of employment.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Lesley Harris
  • Address:Bradfields Academy,
    Churchill Avenue,
    Chatham ,
    Chatham ,
    ME5 0LB
  • Telephone: 01634 683990
  • Email: lesley.harris@fortistrust.co.uk



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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.