Qualified Teacher With A Post Graduate Certificate In Dyslexia - Term Time

Minterne Junior School and The Acorn Centre, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-2463-93T
  • Posted:30/06/2020
  • Pay:Up to £48 per Hour
  • Start Date:1st September 2020
  • App Close Date:15/07/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:21st July 2020 (am)


We are seeking to appoint an experienced individual to work 1:1 with a year 5 pupil with an EHCP for a speech disorder and dyslexia, to:

  • facilitate the acquisition of literacy skills and vocabulary using a multi-sensory approach.
  • develop reading, spelling and writing skills using a specialist approach.
  • support the pupil in overcoming barriers to learning.
  • work alongside the class teacher and SENCO in developing provision plan targets.
  • support the pupil in making progress towards Provision Plan Targets and keep records of pupils’ progress towards these.

The position is for 5 hours a week (1 hour a day) based in The Acorn Speech and Language Centre attached to Minterne Junior School.

The role is required from 1st September 2020 until 31st August 2021.

The rather unusual working pattern means thats we are prepared to consider an individual prepared  to work on a contract basis or as an employee.

For more information or to arrange a visit to The Acorn Centre, please contact Karen Arnold on 01795 426707 or email sslu.senco@minterne.kent.sch.uk.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS and reference checks.

Information about the school

Minterne is a large 3 form entry Junior School with an attached speech and language unit called The Acorn Centre. The school serves a pleasant residential area of the town. Facilities are excellent and include an ICT suite with 35 PCs. The school has a large, well-stocked library. We have also built a second hall.

The supportive staff work closely in Year Group Teams. . Minterne was graded as Good by Ofsted in April 2014. The school is well known for Creativity, Sport and Music.

Minterne is part of the Potential in Everyone Academy Trust - a unique Trust comprising two small Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary Schools (Bredgar and Borden), a three form entry Community Infant School (The Oaks) and a three form entry Community Junior school (Minterne). The infant and junior schools share a specialist unit resource for children with speech and language difficulties. All four are schools based in the Swale district. The Academy Trust is lead by David Whitehead, CEO.

Minterne is committed to stringent Safeguarding and Safer Recruitment. Any anomalies or gaps in employment history will be vigorously pursued prior to any job offer.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Catherine Hurst
  • Address:Minterne Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1SB
  • Telephone: (01795) 472323
  • Email: office@minterne.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01795) 475223


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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.