Teacher - Danecourt Special School - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Barnsole Primary Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F45-63-T
  • Posted:06/07/2020
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:September 2020 or soon after
  • App Close Date:10/07/2020 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 13th July 2020

Schools this job is for


Position:                    Teacher

Salary:                        Main/Upper Pay Scale

Contract:                    Full-time

Term of contract:      Permanent

Closing date:             Friday 10th July 2020 @ 9am

Interview date:          Week commencing 13th July 2020

Required from:          September 2020 or as soon as possible after this date

Location:                    Danecourt School, Hotel Road, Watling Street, Gillingham, Kent ME8 6AA


How would you like to join a vibrant, forward thinking special school who are going through an exciting phase of development?

 Are you a passionate and creative primary or SEN teacher who is ambitious and has the ability to make an immediate contribution to the way that pupils learn and engage using a holistic and personalised approach to learning?

 If this sounds like you then look no further! We are seeking to appoint a teacher with drive and enthusiasm to join our team of dynamic and professional practitioners who strive for greatness and to enhance performance.


As a Teacher you will:


  • Act as a role model and inspire pupils and colleagues alike in continuing to strive for outstanding teaching and learning.
  • Share the school’s commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.
  • Effectively plan lessons and sequences of lessons to meet pupils’ individual learning needs, assessing children’s strengths and determine their next steps in learning


To be successful in this role you will:


  • Be a suitably qualified teacher.
  • Have excellent teaching skills and the ability to differentiate curriculum provision.
  • Have knowledge and experience of teaching pupils by providing a differentiated curriculum provision to meet individual needs.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to empathise with children and parents from a variety of social backgrounds.


Danecourt is a Good Special School with Outstanding features. The school caters for pupils primary aged children with severe learning difficulties, many of whom have autistic spectrum disorder. The children attending Danecourt are happy, enthusiastic and love coming to school. We have an excellent local reputation and offer a supportive and nurturing work environment headed up by our dedicated and dynamic senior leadership team. We are committed to supporting career and professional development and offer coaching, mentoring and peer support.

uarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants.

Information about the trust

Barnsole Primary Trust is driven by a moral purpose, determined to see a high performing and successful Multi-Academy Trust that delivers the very best educational experience for all pupils in the Early Years and Primary Phases.

The Trust believes that every child has the right to access a good or outstanding school. This means a commitment to working collaboratively and effectively using everyone’s strengths to meet a common aim. We are proud of the teaching and leadership capacity that is being built across Barnsole Primary Trust; as a result of this strength, the Trust is now poised to move forward into a period of significant growth. Barnsole Primary Trust is a cost-effective organisation that has a clear business model delivering the efficiency, effectiveness and challenge required to ensure that school improvement is at the forefront of everything we do. There is a relentless drive for continued improvement in teaching, learning, leadership and governance, to achieve the best personal and educational outcomes for every pupil.

Our partnerships reach beyond the Multi-Academy Trust. We are an outward looking organisation seeking to learn from others and sharing our own good practice and expertise. We very much welcome enquiries with regard to any of our schools and services, along with suggestions for partnership working.

Job Contact Information



Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Apply for this Role Today

Apply Now

Before applying for this vacancy please ensure you have read all the relevant information and documents provided by the school. If you are ready to apply for this vacancy please click the "Apply Now" button

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.