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Nursery Teacher - Full-time

The Ifield School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-7039-251T
  • Posted:05/09/2019
  • Pay:MPS + SEN allowance depending on experience
  • Start Date:January 2020
  • App Close Date:27/09/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:7th October 2019

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The Governing Body of the Cedar Federation wishes to appoint an experienced Early Years Foundation Stage teacher from January 2020, who will be responsible for teaching the pre-school facility for Ifield School at King's Farm Primary School.

 

The Ifield Nursery is a collaborative provision providing inclusive opportunities for able children and those with profound, severe and complex learning needs, including autistic spectrum disorders, so that they can access the Early Years Curriculum together.

 

The successful candidate will be an exceptional practitioner with excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for working with children with SEN.  Candidates must be able to use their own initiative and be committed to working as part of an established and highly motivated team to provide stimulating and interesting learning opportunities.

 

Experience of the Early Years Foundation Stage and SEND is paramount to applying for this post, as are skills in leading and supporting teams and the ability to coordinate resources from different agencies.

 

The successful candidate will have responsibility for:

  • Managing the admissions of children into the nursery, after attending termly multi agency professional meetings, including determining sessions of attendance and length of placement, following the guidance set out in the Service Level Agreement for Specialist Nurseries.
  • Working with the STLS Early Years team to develop SEND support for Early Years settings within Gravesham, attending Early Years LIFT meetings and Early Years SENCO forums.

 

Please refer to the attached job description for main duties and responsibilities.

Information about the school

Ifield is a Foundation District Special School for pupils with profound, severe and complex learning needs and communication and interaction difficulties from age four to nineteen. We have a dynamic and innovative staff who work closely with pupils to create an ethos of care, respect and success. Inclusion is one of our priorities and this is achieved through our outreach, resources and training centre, Ifield SMILE.

In May 2018 Ofsted judged Ifield as an Outstanding school.

Ifield was designated a National Teaching School in September 2014 and is committed to the development of the Thames Teaching Alliance.

Ifield School is one of the founding members of KSENT, a Co-operative Trust for Kent Special Schools.

In September 2015, Ifield School federated with Kings Farm Primary School under one Governing Body known as the Cedar Federation.

Ifield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Abigail Birch
  • Address:Cedar Avenue, Gravesend , Kent, DA12 5JT
  • Telephone: 01474 365485
  • Email: ifieldschool@aol.com

Fax: 01474 569744

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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.