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County Sensory Business Support Officer - Folkestone - Part-time

Valence School, Westerham

  • Ref:KCC886-7021-135S
  • Posted:05/07/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 5
  • Start Date:September/October
  • App Close Date:18/07/2019 at 23:45
  • Interviews:29th August 2019


Part Time - 24 hours per week - Term Time

Kent Range 5

This post supports the work of Kent’s Specialist Teaching team for Visual Impairment and Multi-Sensory Impairment/Deafblindness.  The post is based with the Specialist Teaching and Learning Services at The Beacon School, Park Farm Road, Folkestone, Kent CT19 5DN

The Sensory Service welcomes applications from Business Support Officers with good ICT and office skills to directly support the VI Coordinators and a county team of Specialist Teachers for Sensory Impairment. 

The Sensory Service is county wide service operating within all 12 districts in Kent, and is managed through Valence School.  It is committed to providing high quality Teaching and Learning support for children and young people with sensory impairment.  The Sensory Service works with children from birth or diagnosis in the home, preschool settings, mainstream schools/academies and special schools.


Information about the school

Valence School is a KCC foundation residential and day Special School for children and young people with physical disabilities, complex medical needs and associated learning and communication difficulties from age 4 to 19. It is part of the Kent Special Educational Needs Trust.

Our school is unique within the maintained sector in the whole of southern England. We have a large site with high quality teaching, social care and health care facilities. A staff team of over 250 people provides specialist teaching, social care, therapies and nursing care to an exceptionally high standard.

Valence School is a supportive environment and a rewarding place to work and every member of staff participates in enabling the students to learn and to aspire to achieve meaningful independence. The School always places children and young people at the centre of all decisions it takes and it has a relentless focus on achieving the best possible outcomes for every student.

Valence School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of every student and expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. References will be taken up before interview and the successful applicants will require an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01959 565046


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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.