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Occupational Therapist - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Danecourt School, Gillingham

  • Ref:KCC887-7031-25S
  • Posted:06/12/2021
  • Pay:NJC Grade PO1 - £31,346 - £36,992 pro rata
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:14/01/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


Hours: 37.5 per week , term time (39 weeks per year)
We are looking to appoint a friendly, enthusiastic, adaptable and inspirational qualified and experienced Occupational Therapist to work as part of the dynamic therapy team at Danecourt School, which is part of the Maritime Academy Trust.
The successful candidate would be based at Danecourt School for 4 days a week and half a day at both Featherby Primary School and Barnsole Primary School, who are also part of Maritime Academy Trust. This is an incredible opportunity to develop your career within a forward thinking Trust.
In return we can offer you:-
  • a positive and supportive  working environment   
  • national terms and conditions   
  • Opportunities for CPD   
  • a generous package of Maritime Trust staff benefits. 

Please see attached candidate pack for more information about our school, our trust and details of the job.

We welcome visits to the school, so please contact us on 01634 232589 to arrange your visit. Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier if a suitable candidate is found.
Danecourt School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants.

Information about the school

Danecourt Special School is part of the Maritime Multi-Academy Trust, an innovative partnership of schools in Greenwich, Bexley, Kent and Medway. Our schools transform through collaboration and an entrepreneurial curriculum which equips children with life skills.

We are a special school catering for primary aged children who have special educational needs. The children who attend Danecourt have a wide breadth of need including complex learning difficulties, autism and social emotional mental health needs.

At Danecourt our mission is to provide all pupils with a ‘stimulating learning environment where every individual is valued, respected, safe and successful’. All pupils receive a personalised curriculum tailored to meet their specific needs.

The highly trained staff team maintains high expectations of what each individual pupil is able to achieve, striving to ensure that they all reach their maximum potential; celebrating difference and encouraging curiosity and creativity. Staff work collaboratively with families and a range of other agencies in order to meet the pupils needs and as a result, they make strong progress academically, emotionally and socially. Pupil achievement is hugely valued and celebrated in a manner that is meaningful and appropriate for each pupil.

If you are interested in working with us come and visit, meet some of the pupils and staff to experience for yourself the quality of education given to all of our children and the unique atmosphere throughout our school.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Julie Jones
  • Address:Hotel Road, Watling Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 6AA
  • Telephone: 01634 232589
  • Email: info@danecourt-maritime.org


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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).