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Teacher - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Bradstow School, Broadstairs

  • Ref:KCC212-7077-3T
  • Posted:04/02/2020
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:September
  • App Close Date:21/02/2020 at 16:00
  • Interviews:12/03/20



Salary DOE + SEN allowance

Permanent position

32.5 hours per week (full-time)

Bradstow is a creative and unique residential school for children between the ages of 5 & 19. It is situated in 13 acres of parkland in Broadstairs. We seek to meet the needs of children and young people with autism and severe learning difficulties with associated behaviours that may be challenging. We have achieved national recognition for our developments in Communication and Behaviour Management, and in our most recent OFSTED inspections we have achieved a rating of Outstanding for our school and Good for our residential homes.

If you would like to join our teaching team we are confident that you will find this the most challenging but rewarding job you have ever undertaken.

Experience is with SEN is not essential. What makes the difference at Bradstow is the professional and personal qualities, and the values and behaviours of the people who are employed here and what you, as an individual, can offer our young people to enable them to feel safe, unconditionally valued and engaged.

You will be provided with an extended and ongoing package of induction and professional development. We believe that personal and professional development are essential in our specialised field and are at the core of the success of the school. 

All teachers are fully trained and supported in Gentle Teaching, TEACCH, Positive Behaviour Support, PECS and other augmentative communication systems, as well as being provided with a wide range of other specialist skills. You will also be encouraged and supported to extend your skills and knowledge by undertaking further Degree and Diploma studies.

For all posts we look for candidates who are mature, warm, creative and open to learning with a patient and caring attitude to deal sensitively with vulnerable children.

We offer a generous salary and benefits including:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Investors In People Gold Accredited employer
  • Fantastic training and development opportunities
  • Thorough induction process
  • Strong health and well-being focus
  • Free meals with our young people

Please note that safeguarding of our young people is our number one priority at Bradstow, therefore all successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and thorough pre-employment checks.

To apply please see our website for details. Please note we do not accept CVs and ask all applicants to complete an application form which can be downloaded from our website and emailed or posted to us.

Closing date: Friday 21st February 2020

Interviews: Thursday 12th March 2020

We look forward to hearing from you.

Information about the school

Bradstow is a residential special school registered as a children's home and maintained by the London Borough of Wandsworth for children and young people with severe intellectual disabilities who are on the autistic spectrum continuum. Many of our children and young people have associated communication difficulties and emotional/behavioural challenges associated with their disabilities and medical problems.

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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.