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Class Teacher - Full-time

Shenstone School, Crayford

  • Ref:KCC303-7001-47T
  • Posted:20/08/2021
  • Pay:Teachers’ pay scale depending on qualifications an
  • Start Date:January 2022
  • App Close Date:08/10/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:19/10/2021


Post Title                                  Class Teacher

Post Location                            Shenstone School

                                                Crayford - 94 Old Road, Dartford, Kent DA1 4DZ

                                                Sidcup - St Andrews Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 4RX

                                                Parkway Primary - Alsike Road, Erith, DA18 4DP

Position Status                          Permanent

Contractual Hours:                    Full-time

Contractual Weeks:                   52 weeks per year

Salary:                                     Teachers’ pay scale depending on qualifications and experience

Post Start Date:                        January 2022

Closing Date:                            9:00 a.m. on the 20th September 2021

Interview Date:                          Tuesday 5th October 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and innovative Class Teacher to join our fantastic staff team at Shenstone School.  A Teaching qualification and experience within a special school setting is essential.  The ideal candidate will inspire and motivate pupils and lead a dedicate class team to encourage progression and happiness for pupils.  If you think you have what it takes to support and develop our pupils to maximise their individual, then we would love to hear from you.

 Professional Qualifications required:

  • Qualified teacher with QTS
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Experience in a special school setting is essential.

Information about the school

Your Application - To apply for this vacancy please download, fully complete and return the application form to hr@shenstone-tkat.org. Please ensure that you are using TKAT application form. References will be requested for shortlisted candidates and prior to interview. Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

About Shenstone School - Shenstone School is a primary aged (Nursery to Year 6) special school for pupils with severe, and/or profound and multiple learning difficulties. Shenstone School is one school based across two sites (Sidcup and Crayford). We also have a temporary site at Parkway Primary School. We are committed in supporting the emotional health and wellbeing of all our pupils, staff and parents/carers and we stand by our motto of “together we engage, thrive and achieve”. Shenstone School was inspected in October 2019 and the outcome is that we continue to be a ‘good’ school, where the children are happy and learning is made fun.

We are very proud of Shenstone School and we are thrilled have achieved: The Wellbeing Award for Schools, Outstandingly Happy School status, Move Gold quality Mark Award, National Online Safety Certified School status and we are also an accredited Arts Award Centre. We continue to expand with new ideas and initiatives in order to maintain the improve services for both pupils and staff.

Staff at Shenstone School can access the following benefits: Excellent Induction and probation process, Comprehensive In-house training (Manual handling, Team-Teach and much more), competitive Pension Scheme, Employees counselling services, vaccination programmes, on-site mental health first aid team and various other wellbeing and social activities.

For further information about the school, please visit: www.shenstone-tkat.org We are part of The Kemnal Academies Trust, For further information about the trust, please visit: www.tkat.org

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced DBS check.

We are committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. This includes applications from individuals wishing to work full time, part-time or on a flexible basis.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Georgia Bissett
  • Address:94 Old Road, Crayford, Kent, DA1 4DZ
  • Telephone: 01322 524145
  • Email: hr@shenstone-tkat.org


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.