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 750 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'

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.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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Introductory film to Five Acre Wood School.

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Vacancies at this School

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Cover Teaching Assistant - Maidstone - Term Time

Five Acre Wood School Maidstone

Pay:Actual £12,922.02 inc. SEN Ref:KCC886-7056-415S

Start Date:Immediate Advert Close Date:12/12/2022View Job

Healthcare Assistant - Part Time

Five Acre Wood School Maidstone

Pay:Actual salary £9,879 (including SEN allowance) Ref:KCC886-7056-414S

Start Date:Immediate Advert Close Date:05/12/2022View Job

Teaching Assistant - Maidstone/Snodland - Term Time

Five Acre Wood School Maidstone

Pay:Actual £16,056.31 inc. SEN Ref:KCC886-7056-413S

Start Date:TBC Advert Close Date:05/12/2022View Job

Apprentice ICT Technician - Full Time

Five Acre Wood School Maidstone

Pay:£19,239 + Five Acre Wood Allowance Ref:KCC886-7056-412S

Start Date:TBC Advert Close Date:05/12/2022View Job

Five Acre Wood School

Maidstone

Address

Boughton Lane
Maidstone
Kent
ME15 9QF

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