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SEMH Class Teacher - Full-time

Medway Green , Wouldham

  • Ref:MED886-6157-4T
  • Posted:04/10/2019
  • Pay:£28 000 - £35 000
  • Start Date:January 2020
  • App Close Date:18/10/2019 at 16:00
  • Interviews:Tuesday 29th October


Are you an outstanding SEN primary or nurture teacher?  Are you motivated by the idea of shaping a school curriculum right at the beginning of its journey?  We now have a fantastic opportunity for a SEN Class Teacher to join a brand new SEMH provision in Kent. 

Medway Green School is looking for an SEMH KS1/KS2 class teacher with experience in providing a safe environment, nurture and individualised education to vulnerable young people. The school will facilitate up to 46 pupils aged 5-11 with a wide range of behavioural, social and emotional needs including ASC. 

With safeguarding at the forefront, you will have high aspirations and the ability to quickly build positive and productive relationships.  You will have an in depth knowledge of KS1 and 2 curriculums as well as effective strategies for teaching and assessment.  You will be able to analyse academic and other sources of data to devise effective learning and personal development programmes for the students in your care.

In Joining Acorn Care and Education, you will be joining a family of over 20 schools and 19 residential care homes. Our vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK to be happy and make their way in the world. Every day we improve the lives of thousands of young people, their families and communities through relentless focus on caring and learning.  We invest extensively in our staff and there are many opportunities to develop your skills further and progress your career.

 Acorn Care and Education are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

Please note that we do not offer Teachers' Pension Scheme at Medway Green School.  Acorn Group  offers an auto enrolment pension scheme. 

If you wish to explore this vacancy further and arrange a tour or an informal conversation with the Headteacher, please contact the Headteacher using the contact details at the top of this page.

Information about the school

The Medway Green School site is currently going through significant refurbishment and is based in Wouldham, Kent. The school comprises of two buildings – an 1870 traditional red brick Victorian school house and a modern classroom block. The site also extends onto 4 acres of surrounding land including adjacent playing fields. This is a great opportunity for Acorn Care and Education in the South East to expand and fulfil demand in the region, where our other school Heath Farm has been at capacity since May 2018.

Medway Green will provide a nurturing and welcoming environment to SEMH students in Key stages 1-3. Students will experience a personalised curriculum based on previous learning and identified needs. With a keen focus on therapy, education and personal development the school aims to help young children grow academically, socially and emotionally to enable them to achieve success as they progress through life.

Job Contact Information


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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.