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Specialist Resource Provision Teacher - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Valley Invicta Primary School at East Borough , Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2172-183T
  • Posted:19/01/2022
  • Pay:Unqualified teacher scale / MPS 1 or 2
  • Start Date:Term 4
  • App Close Date:07/02/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Thursday, 10 February 2022


We are seeking to recruit an experienced, passionate, and effective practitioner, to join our successful and dedicated team of ASD specialist staff.

Our school has an established specialist resource provision, where children are nurtured and educated in a way that matches their needs.  We are looking for a person who has qualifications, skills, and ambition for the children to enable them to accomplish their learning and personal targets.

Working across the school, with SRP and mainstream staff, the role is suited to someone with a sense of purpose, a positive outlook and attitude, and a passion for helping children be the best that they can be.

The team are highly skilled in adapting learning and delivery to enable all children to succeed, and this career opportunity would enable the right candidate to work alongside the current staff to continue to develop outstanding practice.

Essential skills and Qualifications

  • Qualified Teacher Status or, unqualified teacher status and experience.
  • Proven ability to teach pupils with ASD effectively through the use of dynamic & engaging techniques.
  • The ability to work with a team in a responsive and flexible manner, responding to the instruction and advice of the Lead Teacher.
  • Ability to reflect and see solutions in daily teaching, in own practice and that of the team.
  • The use of independent initiative when supporting pupils in all Key Stages.
  • To share ideas for the adjustment of learning to enable pupils to access the learning effectively.
  • To support the planning and preparing lessons and resources that are to be adapted for pupils in the SRP.
  • To build effective trusting relationships with parents, external agencies, and a range of professionals
  • To use knowledge of research and experience to bring ideas and methods of support to the SENCo, SRP Lead Teacher and school team to enable all children to reach their full potential.
  • A willingness and interest in using CPD to further develop career.

What we offer 

  • A full-time permeant position.
  • Fantastic pupils who want to learn.
  • A friendly and inclusive team who are supportive of one another and focused on well-being.
  • Opportunities and support for career development includes coaching.
  • The chance to work across schools as part of our small and friendly Academy Trust.

 We warmly invite visits to our school to see how we work and to find out more about the role.

Visits are warmly encouraged. Please contact the Mrs Hennon (Secretary) on 01622 623772 to make an appointment.  Please download a copy of our applicaiton form and send a copy to: t.hennon@eastborough.viat.org.uk 

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Information about the school

East Borough is a popular two form entry Primary School with a friendly, caring ethos in the centre of Maidstone. It is set in large grounds, with beautifully maintained buildings and outside areas. We have 3 playgrounds and a large field with a good reputation for sport, ICT and music as well as for academic standards.

Ethos: Our school aims to create a safe, caring and respectful culture to enable children to develop personal abilities, interests and talents. We do this through an identified set of Core Values: Aspiration, Respect, Responsibility, Resilience, Courage, with the overall challenge to be the best we can be.

We are developing learning skills to ensure that children acquire positive work attitudes, grow up with honesty and learn to accept responsibility with confidence.

Our curriculum is broad and balanced. It is enriched with trips, visits, productions, extra curricular activities and wrap around care. We offer opportunities for children to excel in a variety of ways.

We provide a quality education to all our pupils helping them to learn, as future citizens and lifelong learners.

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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).