Special Needs - Post 16 Leader of Learning - Full-time

Nexus Foundation Special School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-7051-301T
  • Posted:12/03/2021
  • Pay:MPS / UPS + SENA + TLR2B (£5,256)
  • Start Date:Sept 2021
  • App Close Date:19/04/2021 at 08:00
  • Interviews:29th/30th April 2021


Special Needs - Post 16 Leader of Learning
September 2021

This is a wonderful opportunity to join the school at a very exciting time as we continue to expand our provision and pupil numbers across the school, as well as provide further opportunities for career development and CPD. 

Key tasks of the role will include:

  1. Strategic development of the Sixth Form within Nexus School.
  2. To deliver high quality Teaching, Learning and Assessment to ensure best outcomes for all students
  3. To ensure students have access to appropriate pathways for the next stage of their education and adult life
  4. To secure students Personal Development, Behaviour and Wellbeing
  5. To provide clear and decisive management and direction through effective line management of teams
  6. Parental and Community Partnerships to extend employment opportunities
  7. To ensure EHCP outcomes are an integral part of the delivery across the curriculum to Sixth Form.
  8. To develop transition planning processes.
  9. To extend the range of opportunities for work based learning and work experience.

Information about the school

The School where Excellence meets Opportunity

Nexus is an ambitious school for children and young people aged 2-19 with profound, severe and complex needs, many of whom have a diagnosis of autism.

In September 2017, we moved into an amazing state of the art multi-million pound purpose built school, complete with woodland walk and life skills house based in South Tonbridge. We are situated just off the A21 and have a large staff car park. However, we are also only a 15-20 minute walk from Tonbridge Station. In addition, we opened a Satellite Provision based at Wouldham All Saints Church of England Primary School in September 2018.

Nexus invests in employing the best staff and in training them to achieve. We strive to engage staff who are self-motivated, professional and ambitious.

We are members of KASS (Kent Association of Special Schools) which comprises of 24 special schools across Kent and are also part of the Collaborative Learning Alliance of Special Schools (CLASS) Multi-teaching School Alliance.

We are looking for exceptional people to join our team who are able to demonstrate belief in our school culture and ethos; have a passion for working with children and young people with special needs as well as creativity and energy.

In return, we are able to offer friendly, enthusiastic and delightful pupils and a committed, supportive and motivated staff team who are dedicated in providing the best education and support.

We have high expectations for our pupils, striving to ensure that they all achieve their maximum potential; celebrating difference and encouraging curiosity and creativity. We work hard to ensure that their individual needs, interests and abilities are met and that they are resilient and make positive life choices.

This is a wonderful opportunity to join the school at a very exciting time as we continue to expand our provision and pupil numbers.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and all posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Natasha Wynn- HR Officer
  • Address:Upper Haysden Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11 8AA
  • Telephone: 01732 771384
  • Email: personnel@nexusschool.org.uk


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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.