Five Acre Wood School

Maidstone

School Description

Five Acre Wood is a successful outward looking and expanding District Special School based over 3 sites in and around Maidstone, Kent.

We currently have 610 pupils on roll aged 2-19 years with profound, severe and complex needs, we are one of the largest special needs schools in the country. We have 370 employees. 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. Our achievements include Investors in People (Gold) and the WAS Wellbeing Award, which recognises how look after employees and pupils. We are a very supportive school, we offer opportunities for further professional development and career development.

For further information regarding the school, please go to our website www.fiveacrewood.co.uk

We hold an annual music festival for our pupils and employees, it gives them the opportunity experience something they may not ordinarily be able to access. You can see it here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xOR-PlaONI (If the link doesn’t connect - You Tube “Five Acre Woodstock 2019 – Amazing Festival in a Day”)

Nathan Grisdale was on the X factor and reached the “Six chair challenge”. He heard about our school. He wrote a song for us and filmed it with our pupils. You can see it here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJF9MlJHt-I

(If the link doesn’t connect – You Tube Nathan Grisdale - Don't Give Up (Official music video)

Our school is committed to safeguarding pupils and staff. Our staff recruitment policies and practices comply with safe recruitment and selection requirements. We always ensure clearance of enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) prior to employment. We look forward to hearing from you.

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:MPS/UPS +SENA Ref:KCC886-7056-272T

Start Date:January 2020 Advert Close Date:30/11/2020View Job

Support Jobs

Speech And Language Therapist - Full Time

Five Acre Wood School Maidstone

Pay:KR8-10 - £25,692-£37,890 (NHS Band 5-6 equivalent) Ref:KCC886-7056-274S

Start Date:ASAP Advert Close Date:04/01/2021View Job

Teaching Assistant - Loose/Maidstone/Snodland - Term Time

Five Acre Wood School Maidstone

Pay:KR 3 plus SEN (Actual £14,924.49 including SEN) Ref:KCC886-7056-273S

Start Date:Immediate Advert Close Date:07/12/2020View Job

Five Acre Wood School

Maidstone

Address

Boughton Lane
Maidstone
Kent
ME15 9QF