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Teacher - Full-time

The Davenport School, Sandwich

  • Ref:KCC886-6089-2T
  • Posted:31/08/2021
  • Pay:M3 £29,664 – M6 £36,961
  • Start Date:January 2022
  • App Close Date:01/10/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Week beginning 11 October 2021


The Davenport School is a small Primary Independent SEMH school within Ethelbert Childrens Services.  The school is based at Eastry, near Sandwich, in Kent.  The school has a maximum roll of 20 children across two classes.  There is a high ratio of Teacher / LSA ratio to help our children access education.We are currently recruiting for full-time Teacher to work with our KS1 and KS2 pupils.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the teaching and development of mixed age and ability pupils.  Our curriculum is flexible, and the teaching needs to be creative, and exciting, to engage and educate our children.

As an individual, the successful candidate needs to be resilient, energetic, and enthusiastic in creating a fun learning environment for our pupils to begin to enjoy school and education.

A good understanding of primary teaching, lesson planning, assessment and the primary national curriculum is essential for the post.

Full references, including an enhanced DBS, will be in place before commencing employment, with a proposed starting date of the 4th of January 2022.

We look forward to hearing from you.

For your enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Personnel Department on 01843 823762, for further information or discussion. Visit our website or apply via this site.

Please direct all applications to this email jackie.mcpherson@ethelbert.net

Information about the school

The Davenport School, Encouraging Individuality:

· DFE Registered Primary School

· Specialist SEMH Provision

· Differentiated Curriculum

· Interactive teaching style

· Full SENCo & SALT Support

The Davenport School is situated in its own grounds on the edge of a rural village, near the historic town of Sandwich.

The Davenport School if registered by the DfE for 20 children (aged 5-12) of mixed abilities, who have Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs.

Many of our children come to us having experienced a level of trauma and with attachment related history. Often these early experiences have meant a very disrupted educational experience and our expertise means that we are able to provide an educational approach that will enable our children to make progress in all areas of their well-being as well as academic progress.

The aim of The Davenport School is to provide a child centered environment that meets the individual learning needs of all students. We do this through a varied and creative curriculum that develops physical, cognitive, emotional and social skills. Lessons are made fun and interactive with a focus on emotional development and with a teacher and high ratio of learning support staff in each class, children are given the care and support they need.

We believe that by creating a nurturing environment that focuses on building quality relationships with students, they will flourish and achieve their full potential.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jackie McPherson
  • Address:The Lodge, Foxborough Hill, Eastry, Sandwich, Kent , CT13 0NY
  • Telephone: 01843 823762
  • Email: jackie.mcpherson@ethelbert.net
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.