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Part-Time Teacher - Part-time

The Davenport School, Sandwich

  • Ref:KCC886-6089-1T
  • Posted:01/05/2020
  • Pay:M1 - M6
  • Start Date:proposed Sept 2020
  • App Close Date:29/05/2020 at 15:00
  • Interviews:tbc


Ethelbert Children's Services (ECS) provide Residential Care, Fostering, Specialist Education and Therapeutic Services, to children and young people who are unable to live with their own families. ECS has been establised for nearly 50 years, providing a holistic package of care for children who have experienced multiple losses, rejection, placement breakdown and have multiple needs.

We are currently recruiting for a Part-time Teacher, 15 - 18 hours per week, over a minimum of three days.  The post is a permanent contract to work with our KS1 and KS2 pupils, within our independent SEMH school; based at Eastry, near Sandwich, Kent.

The successful candidate will join the Education Department and become responsible, within the Primary School, for the teaching and development of mixed age and ability pupils.  Our curriculum is flexible and the teaching needs to be exciting and stimulating, in order to engage and educate our children.

As an individual, the successful candidate needs to be resilient, energetic, enthusiastic in creating a fun environment for our pupils to begin to enjoy education and start learning.

A good understanding of primary teaching, lesson planning and the National Curriculum for primary schools is essential.

Full references, including an enhanced DBS, will be in place before commencing employment with a proposed starting date of September 2020.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Information about the school

The Davenport School, Encouraging Individuality:

· DFE Registered Primary School

· Specialist SEMH Provision

· Differentiated Curriculum

· Interactive teaching style

· Full SENCo & SALT Support

The Davenport School is situated in its own grounds on the edge of a rural village, near the historic town of Sandwich.

The Davenport School if registered by the DfE for 20 children (aged 5-12) of mixed abilities, who have Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs.

Many of our children come to us having experienced a level of trauma and with attachment related history. Often these early experiences have meant a very disrupted educational experience and our expertise means that we are able to provide an educational approach that will enable our children to make progress in all areas of their well-being as well as academic progress.

The aim of The Davenport School is to provide a child centered environment that meets the individual learning needs of all students. We do this through a varied and creative curriculum that develops physical, cognitive, emotional and social skills. Lessons are made fun and interactive with a focus on emotional development and with a teacher and high ratio of learning support staff in each class, children are given the care and support they need.

We believe that by creating a nurturing environment that focuses on building quality relationships with students, they will flourish and achieve their full potential.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jackie McPherson
  • Address:The Lodge, Foxborough Hill, Eastry, Sandwich, Kent , CT13 0NY
  • Telephone: 01843 823762
  • Email: jackie.mcpherson@ethelbert.net


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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.