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Teacher Of Science - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Elms School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-7045-164T
  • Posted:02/05/2019
  • Pay:MPS-UPS plus SEN £4,242
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:21/05/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:23rd May 2019

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Teacher of Science

Permanent/ Full Time position. Applications welcome from Newly Qualified Teachers and experienced practitioners. Qualifications to teach either Primary or Secondary phase will be considered.

MPS-UPS plus SEN £4,242

Start: ASAP/September 2019

Elms School is a special day school for children with social, emotional, mental health, behavioural and learning difficulties. Many of our pupils have ASD, ADHD, PTSD or other difficulties such as attachment difficulties. The school has a mixed roll of 150 students between the ages of 5 and 16.

The school has been assessed as Good at the last Ofsted inspection of October 2017. At Elms we combine academic success with a therapeutic, nurturing approach in order to best support the learning and emotional needs of our pupils.

We are looking for a dynamic, innovative and creative individual who is a good team player to teach science across the Upper School (years 9 – 11). Pupils at Elms typically take exams at Entry level, with some pupils taking GCSE exams.

The successful candidate will have a high level of emotional intelligence and resilience, a flexible approach to their work and an ability to embrace change. Previous experience working with children with special educational needs would be desirable but not essential. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to engage our pupils in learning and to meet their needs in lessons. Our children have social, emotional and mental health needs and a nurturing approach and high levels of empathy are essential. Candidates will need to have excellent behaviour management skills and some knowledge of the issues around attachment difficulties. Applications from Primary trained teachers with a keen interest in science are also welcome.

Elms School is committed to safeguarding and promoting child welfare. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check, pre-employment medical clearance, good references and verification of the right to work in the UK.

For more information and an application pack, please contact the school office. Visits to the school are welcomed.

Closing date: Tuesday 21st  May 2019

Interviews: Thursday 23rd May 2019

 

The school requires a completed application form – no CV’s accepted.

 

 

 

Information about the school

Elms School is a special day school for children with social, emotional and learning difficulties. Many of our pupils have ASD, ADHD or other difficulties such as attachment difficulties. The school has a mixed roll of 156 students between the ages of 5 and 16.

The school has been assessed as Good. The most recent inspection report was published in November 2017. At Elms we combine academic success with a therapeutic, nurturing approach in order to best support the learning and emotional needs of our pupils.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Ali Roberts
  • Address:Elms School, Elms Vale Road, Dover, Kent, CT17 9PS
  • Telephone: 01304 201964
  • Email: office@elms.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01304 225000

Documents

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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.