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HEART & Education Off-Site Associate Teacher - Term Time - Special Needs Position

West Heath School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-6079-44T
  • Posted:08/08/2019
  • Pay:£22,000 per annum- actual salary
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:13/09/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 23rd September

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WEST HEATH SCHOOL

Ashgrove Road, Sevenoaks, TN13 1SR

 

HEART & Education Off-Site-Associate Teacher

Monday-Friday 8.00am-4.00pm (Term-Time only, 39 weeks)

Salary-£22,000 per annum (actual salary)

To start as soon as possible

West Heath School are looking to appoint a dynamic and committed Education Off-Site S Teacher for Heart. The Heart Department (Health, Education, Assessment & Revitalising Therapy) supports young people who have a complexity of needs within their social, emotional and mental health. An ability to support, motivate and cultivate a positive and dynamic environment for our students is essential. Applicants must be prepared to work in the school environment and off-site such as farms/ college off site, student’s homes and other designated public places such as libraries. West Heath School works towards the end goal of helping students re-integrate into mainstream learning and preparation for adulthood.  Applicants must be prepared to work in the school environment and occasionally at external locations when required, such as therapeutic farms/colleges.

Key Requirements

 

  • Full driving licence and use of own vehicle
  • Experience of working in schools (preferably SEMH)
  • Understanding of SEMH
  • Good level of English and Maths
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willing to learn teaching strategies and techniques
  • Proactive, creative and innovative
  • Emotionally robust and resilient
  • Flexible, engaging and adaptable

 

Benefits

 

  • Free lunch and refreshments as well as free parking onsite
  • Regular mentoring and coaching
  • Regular training from internal and external experts
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Pension scheme
  • Discounted venue hire for parties/weddings

 

Closing Date – Friday 13th September at 12pm midday

Interviews will be held w/c 23rd September

Application Form, Job Descriptions and further details are on our website www.westheathschool.com

 

Working at West Heath School involves close and unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups including children and as such is a regulated activity.  The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post (including an Enhanced DBS check)

Please note that we reserve the right to close the advert earlier than the advertised closing date should we find a suitable candidate.

 

 

Information about the school

WEST HEATH SCHOOL

Ashgrove Road, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 1SR

“Rebuilding lives through education”

OFSTED outstanding March 2017

West Heath School is an Independent SEN residential school with charity status. We provide a therapeutically informed learning environment for children aged 10-19 who have suffered some form of trauma and are unable to access main stream education. We believe in “rebuilding lives through education”, developing life skills and encouraging students to enjoy social activities .

“A fun place to work where social development is valued as much as education”

“The support you receive from the moment you arrive at West Heath School is excellent…”

“Two days are never the same at West Heath School and this certainly keeps you on your toes!”

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Becky Finch
  • Address:West Heath , Ashgrove Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1SR
  • Telephone: 01732 460 553
  • Email: hr@westheathschool.com

Fax: 01732 456 734

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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.