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Class Teacher - Specialist Resource Provision - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Langley Park Primary Academy , Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2073-28T
  • Posted:18/12/2018
  • Pay:MPS/UPS based on experience
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:21/01/2019 at 23:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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About the role:  For the attention of Primary Teachers seeking a new and exciting opportunity for the next academic year... Langley Park Primary Academy has an opening for an experienced Class Teacher to join us for September 2019 as our recently opened school increases pupil intake and we grow our Specialist Resource Provision, hence the need to expand our teaching team.  Having opened in September 2016 initially as a single form entry, our pupils are progressing through the school and we are expanding gradually to a two form entry.  Furthermore, our SRP will expand into a second classroom catering for pupils across all phases within the school.  If you're keen to use your experience and knowledge in this remit for the benefit of our amazing pupils, we'd love to hear from you! 

The SRP, known as PIP Class, is situated within Langley Park Primary Academy.  When the academy is fully built, the SRP will comprise of two classrooms, one situated downstairs for children in EYFS, Year 1 and Year 2, and one classroom situated upstairs for children in Years 3 – 6. There is a secure playground and the children have complete access to the main school facilities. It is an appropriate educational setting for fifteen primary aged children (4-11 years old) who experience difficulties in social communication, language and accessing the curriculum due to a primary diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Click here to read more about Langley’s SRP.

Our successful candidate will be a qualified teacher, will have experience across all primary phases and will also have prior experience working with pupils with ASD.  In return, our successful candidate will receive;

  • The opportunity to help shape our future by joining an LAT academy
  • A school community committed to raising achievement and attainment
  • A stunning environment with modern building, excellent resources and facilities
  • A strong commitment to supporting professional development opportunities
  • A supportive Governing Body and Leadership Team

 

The Job Description for this position is aligned with the National Teaching Standards. 

Arrange a visit:  We welcome visitors, particularly potential new staff, and can arrange a time to suit you.  Please contact our Office Manager, Catharine Rotherham, on c.rotherham@langleyparkprimaryacademy.org.uk or 01622 250 880.  

Working for the academy: Langley Park Primary Academy opened in September 2016 and is the hub of a brand new community in Maidstone. We believe in – and celebrate – achievement and success in all areas of the curriculum. 

Diversity at our core:  As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

Information about the school

Working for Langley Park Primary Academy: Leigh Academies Trust were chosen by the Regional Schools Commissioner as the successful sponsor to operate the brand new Langley Park Primary Academy. The new Academy opened in September 2016 and is built under ‘Basic Need’ to address rising pupil numbers across the area. The School has two forms of entry and comprises a nursery, specialist centre for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders and community use facilities.

The Academy is based in a new development of housing in South East Maidstone. Importantly, the new Academy is just a very short drive from three primary academies: Molehill, Oaks and Tree Tops. Langley Park joined LAT’s group of primary academies in South Maidstone under the leadership of Debbie Biggenden as Lead Principal. All four schools are be part of LAT’s developing Central Kent Cluster.

What are we looking for in you? As a Trust, we seek to recruit talented individuals that can not only help to build the success of our academies but also people that are engaging and passionate about what they do.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have the opportunity to collaborate with your peers and share best practice at Academy level and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You will also be expected to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation. As part of the 'cluster' structure, all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical area to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources. It also offers staff access to career opportunities across the Trust allowing them to progress their career without switching employers. For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages

Diversity at our core: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.