Five Acre Wood School

Maidstone

School Description

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

We currently have over 730 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 420 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 the WAS Wellbeing Award, which recognises how we 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)

We have recently released our own single feat. Jack Rose, view the video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=maa_veNaobU (if the link doesn't work search 'Five Acre Wood School Hall of Fame'

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:KCC886-7056-377T

Start Date:TBC Advert Close Date:31/08/2022View Job

Support Jobs

Fundraiser - Part Time

Five Acre Wood School Maidstone

Pay:£17,815.78 - £21,735.86 depending on experience Ref:KCC886-7056-376S

Start Date:September 2022 Advert Close Date:29/08/2022View Job

Healthcare Assistant - Part Time

Five Acre Wood School Maidstone

Pay:Actual salary £9,013.95 + SEN Allowance Ref:KCC886-7056-375S

Start Date:1st September 2022 Advert Close Date:26/08/2022View Job

Teaching Assistant - Maidstone/Snodland - Term Time

Five Acre Wood School Maidstone

Pay:Actual £16,056.31 inc. SEN Ref:KCC886-7056-374S

Start Date:1st September 2022 Advert Close Date:19/08/2022View Job

Senior Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Five Acre Wood School Maidstone

Pay:KR5 £18,172.23 actual salary, including SEN Ref:KCC886-7056-373S

Start Date:1st September 2022 Advert Close Date:18/08/2022View Job

Speech and Language Therapist - Full Time

Five Acre Wood School Maidstone

Pay:£26,598 to £34,693-depending on experience Ref:KCC886-7056-372S

Start Date:September Advert Close Date:18/08/2022View Job

Five Acre Wood School

Maidstone

Address

Boughton Lane
Maidstone
Kent
ME15 9QF

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