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Teacher - Danecourt School, Gillingham - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Barnsole Primary Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F45-17-T
  • Posted:19/12/2018
  • Pay:Main/Upper pay scale plus SEN allowance
  • Start Date:Apr 2019
  • App Close Date:14/01/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 21st January 2019

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How would you like to join a vibrant, outstanding school who are going through an exciting phase of development?

Are you a passionate primary or SEN teacher with the ability to make an immediate contribution to the way that pupils learn and engage?

If this sounds like you then look no further! We are seeking to appoint an experienced teacher with drive and enthusiasm to join our team of dynamic and professional practitioners who strive for greatness and enhance performance.

As a Teacher you will:

  • Act as a role model and inspire pupils and colleagues alike in continuing to strive for outstanding teaching and learning.
  • Share the school’s commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.
  • Effectively plan lessons and sequences of lessons to meet pupils’ individual learning needs, assessing children’s strengths and determine their next steps in learning

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be a suitably qualified teacher with experience of leading a subject area and have engaged in recent professional development Have excellent teaching skills and the ability to differentiate curriculum provision
  • Have knowledge and experience of teaching pupils with differentiating curriculum provision to meet individual needs.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to empathise with children and parents from a variety of social backgrounds.

Danecourt is an Outstanding Special School which caters for pupils ages 4-11 with moderate, severe and complex learning difficulties, many of whom have an autistic spectrum disorder. We have an excellent local reputation and offer a supportive and nurturing work environment headed up by our dedicated and dynamic senior leadership team. We encourage career development and our children are happy, enthusiastic and love coming to school.

Further Information

Application forms are available from our website. On completion of your application, please email to hr@barnsoleprimarytrust.org. We welcome visits to the school, so please contact us on 01634 232589 to arrange your visit. For further details about our School/Trust please visit:



Danecourt School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants.

Information about the trust

Barnsole Primary Trust is driven by a moral purpose, determined to see a high performing and successful Multi-Academy Trust that delivers the very best educational experience for all pupils in the Early Years and Primary Phases.

The Trust believes that every child has the right to access a good or outstanding school. This means a commitment to working collaboratively and effectively using everyone’s strengths to meet a common aim. We are proud of the teaching and leadership capacity that is being built across Barnsole Primary Trust; as a result of this strength, the Trust is now poised to move forward into a period of significant growth. Barnsole Primary Trust is a cost-effective organisation that has a clear business model delivering the efficiency, effectiveness and challenge required to ensure that school improvement is at the forefront of everything we do. There is a relentless drive for continued improvement in teaching, learning, leadership and governance, to achieve the best personal and educational outcomes for every pupil.

Our partnerships reach beyond the Multi-Academy Trust. We are an outward looking organisation seeking to learn from others and sharing our own good practice and expertise. We very much welcome enquiries with regard to any of our schools and services, along with suggestions for partnership working.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Amanda Pearce
  • Address:Barnsole Primary Trust,
    C/O Bligh Primary School,
    Bligh Way,
    ME2 2XJ
  • Telephone: 01634 336275
  • Email: hr@barnsoleprimarytrust.org



Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.