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SEN Teacher - Full-time

St John's Church of England Primary School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-2000-102T
  • Posted:01/12/2021
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:February/April
  • App Close Date:08/12/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:14th December 2021


An exciting and challenging opportunity to teach children with complex SEND within a mainstream primary

St John’s requires a KS1 and 2 teacher with a proven track record of quality teaching to join our team on an exciting journey. In addition to teaching children with a range of SEND within a classroom that replicates specialist provision, you will support the SENDCo and provide SEND support across key stage 1 and 2 as directed.

Successful candidates will:

  • Demonstrate excellent classroom practice;
  • Demonstrate a creative approach to curriculum and intervention delivery for children with special educational needs;
  • Have experience of teaching children with autism, adhd, attachment disorder, speech language and communication difficulties, moderate learning difficulties, dyslexia, dyscalculia and Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs;
  • Have a passion and commitment to inclusive education;
  • Have a commitment to sharing responsibility for raising standards;
  • Be fully committed to learning from and contributing to a team;
  • Have excellent communication skills to engage children, parents and colleagues;
  • Be very well organised.

We can offer:

  • A friendly, welcoming, growing school community
  • A supportive Leadership Team and Governing Body
  • A dedicated, hardworking and supportive staff team
  • Excellent opportunities for professional development

If you are a strong, reflective practitioner with a passion for developing the very best in SEND children, and would like to be a part of this exciting school then we would love to hear from you.

Information about the school

In 2018, Ofsted graded St John's as a good school with an outstanding early years provision.

The school, based in the heart of Canterbury, is a larger than average primary school, with two classes in each of Years 1 to 6. The school has provision for Early Years Foundation Stage children, including two year olds, with a nursery and two reception classes. In addition to our teaching team, we have a supportive pastoral team consisting of a Head of Inclusion and Welfare, SENDCo, EAL Specialist and two Family Liaison Officers. The school is a Church of England voluntary controlled school.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Our Child Protection Policy can be found in the Policies section of our website: https://www.stjohns-canterbury.kent.sch.uk/policies.

Please note that unfortunately we are not in a position to contact unsuccessful applicants. Previously unsuccessful applicants need not apply.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).