Five Acre Wood School

Maidstone

School Description

Five Acre Wood is a successful outward looking and expanding Special School based over 4 sites in and around Maidstone, Kent. We are one of the largest special schools in the country with over 800 pupils on roll aged 2-19 years with profound, severe and complex needs.

Our ‘Outstanding’ school will continue to expand and we are looking for people with a positive approach to join us who share our vision of ‘Only the best will do’ for all our students and staff. We are a Teaching School and part of a collaborative alliance with other special schools. We have been awarded The Schools Wellbeing Award for pupils and staff which demonstrates we really value our people and want to work with them to fulfil their career ambitions.

In addition to your salary, FAW allowance and pension benefits, we have excellent additional staff benefits including:

Confidential staff counselling service A wellbeing app and platform A range of staff social and well-being events Annual flu vaccinations

Sometimes words cannot explain how something really is, we would encourage you to view the links below:

We hold an annual music festival for our pupils, it gives them the opportunity experience something they may not ordinarily be able to access. You can see it here.

Woodstock 2023 – Woodstock 2023 Festival at Five Acre Wood School - YouTube

Woodstock 2022 - Woodstock 2022 Festival at Five Acre Wood Schools - YouTube

Woodstock 2019 - Five Acre Wood School's "Woodstock 2019" - Amazing Festival in a Day! (Longer Film) - YouTube

We produced our own songs and music videos, you can watch them here: -

Beautiful – Five Acre Wood School featuring Taryn Charles - Youtube

Five Acre Wood School Featuring Jack Rose - Hall Of Fame - YouTube

Don’t Give Up – Nathan Grisdale and Five Acre Wood School - YouTube

We look forward to hearing from you.

Five Acre Wood is committed to the safeguarding of all its pupils, you will therefore be subject to an enhanced disclosure process. As part of our responsibility for safeguarding, in addition to the Kent policy of one employment and one personal reference, the school will request additional employment references. The school will also, as outlined in Keeping children Safe in Education 2022, complete an online search for shortlisted candidates.

School Video

Introductory film to Five Acre Wood School.

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Vacancies at this School

Teaching Jobs

Special Needs Teacher - Full Time

Five Acre Wood School Maidstone

Pay:ECT/MPS/UPS +SENA Ref:KCC886-7056-609T

Start Date:September Advert Close Date:04/06/2024View Job

Support Jobs

Fawrient Express Cafe Manager - Part Time

Five Acre Wood School Maidstone

Pay:KR5 actual salary £15,927.24 - £16,520.16 inc. SEN Ref:KCC886-7056-608S

Start Date:TBC Advert Close Date:04/06/2024View Job

Senior Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Five Acre Wood School Maidstone

Pay:KR5 £21,175.20 actual salary, including SEN Ref:KCC886-7056-607S

Start Date:2nd September 2024 Advert Close Date:04/06/2024View Job

Minibus Driver - Snodland - Term Time

Five Acre Wood School Maidstone

Pay:£19,230 including Five Acre Wood Allowance Ref:KCC886-7056-606S

Start Date:Immediate Advert Close Date:31/05/2024View Job

Grounds Worker - Full Time

Five Acre Wood School Maidstone

Pay:KR6 £24,364.24 inc. FAW Allowance Ref:KCC886-7056-604S

Start Date:TBC Advert Close Date:30/05/2024View Job

Kitchen Assistant - Part Time

Five Acre Wood School Maidstone

Pay:Actual salary £12,573.36 inc. SEN Allowance Ref:KCC886-7056-603S

Start Date:ASAP Advert Close Date:29/05/2024View Job

Clerk to the Governors - Term Time

Five Acre Wood School Maidstone

Pay:KR6 Actual salary £2,973 per annum Ref:KCC886-7056-601S

Start Date:September 2024 Advert Close Date:24/05/2024View Job

Assistant Cook - Part Time

Five Acre Wood School Maidstone

Pay:£18,245.28 - £18,922.08 dependent on experience Ref:KCC886-7056-600S

Start Date:ASAP Advert Close Date:28/05/2024View Job

Pupil Administrator - Snodland - Term Time

Five Acre Wood School Maidstone

Pay:KR5 (actual salary £23,372.64 inc. FAW allowance) Ref:KCC886-7056-599S

Start Date:ASAP Advert Close Date:24/05/2024View Job

TEAM Worker - Term Time

Five Acre Wood School Maidstone

Pay:£23,246.04 inc Five Acre Wood Allowance Ref:KCC886-7056-597S

Start Date:TBC Advert Close Date:23/05/2024View Job

Five Acre Wood School

Maidstone

Address

Boughton Lane
Maidstone
Kent
ME15 9QF

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