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Class Teacher (SEND) - Full-time/Part-time - Special Needs Position

Swingate Primary School, Chatham

  • Ref:MED887-2549-5T
  • Posted:23/06/2020
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:1st September 2020
  • App Close Date:03/07/2020 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 6th July 2020


We are a large three form entry, inclusive, successful school with extensive grounds and friendly staff. If you are looking for a new challenge and have an interest and passion for teaching children with SEND, maybe we are the school for you?

We would like to expand our inclusion team to appoint teachers ( we will consider part time) who will work with children who have additional needs across the school. This is a new team that will be supported by our SENCO and will evolve allowing all staff to contribute creatively and be innovating in ensuring our children are fully engaged with their learning.

We are looking for someone who will:

 inspire our children to Believe, Learn and Achieve

 is interested in supporting children with SEND

 be passionate about making a difference.

 be creative and look for opportunities to enrich the curriculum and think outside the box

 follow the procedures and policies of the SEND Code of Practice

What we can offer:

 amazing children

 a successful and popular school

 part time hours ( mornings only/ 3 days a week)

 support from SENCO and SLT

 leaders who are mindful of well being

 a car parking space

 encouraging parents

 a positive staff

We are aiming to appoint the right candidates to join us in September 2020 but we have some flexibility to join us in January 2021.

Closing date for applications: Friday 3rd July 2020 @ 9 am

In this unusual circumstance visits to the school to see our dinosaurs, twinkling lights and amazing children would be difficult to organise, but phonecalls to discuss your questions would be very welcome.

Date for interview: Week beginning 6th July 2020

Swingate Primary School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and an enhanced DBS check and supportive references will be required for the successful applicant.

Information about the school

Our parents recently renamed Swingate Primary School, the Theme Park of Learning! We are a brilliant, large three-form entry (including a Nursery), inclusive, successful school with extensive woodland grounds and friendly staff. We aim to inspire our children to Believe, Learn and Achieve. Our curriculum is child-centred, creative and progressive.

We have Forest School and an impressive sporting profile. We are a Jigsaw Flagship school and staff and pupil well-being is valued and promoted. Swingate has a strong leadership team that welcomes and encourages children and staff to reach their true potential. Check out our Twitter account: @SwingatePrimary

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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.