The Ifield School


School Description

Ifield is a Foundation District Special School for pupils with profound, severe and complex learning needs and communication and interaction difficulties from age four to nineteen. Ifield School has a dynamic and innovative staff who work closely with pupils to create an ethos of care, respect and success. Inclusion is one of our priorities and this is achieved through our outreach, resources and training centre, Ifield SMILE.

In October 2023 Ofsted judged Ifield as an Outstanding school for the Fourth consecutive time.

Ifield was designated a National Teaching School in September 2014 and is committed to the development of the Thames Teaching Alliance for the remainder of its tenure.

Ifield School is one of the founding members of KSENT, a co-operative trust for Kent Special Schools.

In September 2015, Ifield School federated with Kings Farm Primary School under one Governing Body collectively known as the Cedar Federation. Ifield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children. Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Safe in Education legislation.

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Vacancies at this School

Teaching Jobs

Special Needs Teacher (Primary) - Full Time - Full Time

The Ifield School Gravesend

Pay:MPS/UPS + SEN allowance dependent on experience Ref:KCC886-7039-459T

Start Date:September 2024 or before Advert Close Date:27/03/2024View Job

Special Needs Teacher (Secondary) - Full Time - Full Time

The Ifield School Gravesend

Pay:MPS/UPS + SEN allowance dependent on experience Ref:KCC886-7039-458T

Start Date:September 2024 Advert Close Date:27/03/2024View Job

Support Jobs

Full Time Teaching Assistant - Term Time

The Ifield School Gravesend

Pay:KR3(£21,293 FTE) pro rata + SEN Allowance pro-rata Ref:KCC886-7039-461S

Start Date:Jun 2019 Advert Close Date:01/04/2024View Job

Speech and Language Therapist (Maternity Cover) - Full or Part Time - Maternity

The Ifield School Gravesend

Pay:Equal to NHS Agenda for change Band 5/6 dep on exp Ref:KCC886-7039-460S

Start Date:Immediate Advert Close Date:01/04/2024View Job

The Ifield School



Cedar Avenue
DA12 5JT

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