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SEN Teacher - Full-time

Thistle Hill Academy, Sheerness

  • Ref:KCC886-2034-95T
  • Posted:03/07/2020
  • Pay:MPS + SEN allowance
  • Start Date:September 2020 or Jan 2021
  • App Close Date:13/07/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:14 July (will be via Skype)


Thistle Hill Academy are looking to appoint a Special Needs Teacher. We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and outstanding teacher, with experience of working with children with SEN.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced teacher who wants to make a difference and be part of an inspirational and creative team at Thistle Hill Academy.

The teacher will work closely with the SENCO to ensure the most effective provision for each individual child.

The successful candidate will:

•Have an understanding of the key features of nurture groups.
•Have QTS
•Have experience of teaching children with needs such as ADHD and attachment disorders.
•Be skilled in the planning and delivery of evidence based interventions for a range of SEN needs.

For more information please telephone the school on 01795 899119.

Information about the school

Thistle Hill Academy is a Primary School in Minster on the Isle of Sheppey. The school opened in 2015 and has been under the leadership of The Stour Academy Trust since 2017.

Being part of a Trust provides the opportunity to work in a collaborative model. Thistle Hill is part of the Swale Hub of the Trust, joining two further Swale schools, Richmond Academy and Lansdowne Primary School. All Academies in the Trust share the same core values and ethos; raise standards and address under performance whilst making sure that the children are at the heart of every decision. Through the effective use of Hubs, the is able to "support staff well to continually develop their practice".

The Trust’s aim and ambition is to create a network of outstanding schools that thrive through collaboration and interaction.

We can offer all successful applicants: • Opportunity to move to other schools within the Trust • Full induction process • Ever evolving work-life balance package • Support from a network of experienced staff • Excellent career development opportunities

Job Contact Information

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.