Head of English, Westerham, Kent

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Valence SchoolWesterham, Kent

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR + SEN
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Valence School is a KCC Foundation residential and day Special School for children and young people with physical disabilities, complex medical needs and associated learning and communication difficulties. It is part of the Kent Special Educational Needs Trust.

We are looking for an outstanding classroom practitioner with a proven track record of teaching English and experience of preparing pupils for a range of qualifications including GCSE. You must be able to demonstrate good organisational skills and have the ability to focus upon the progress of pupils on a whole school basis

Excellent management skills are essential and you will be able to demonstrate the ability to inspire and motivate staff. You will have supervisory responsibilities for the English HLTA and 3 Teaching Assistants and provide support to the Primary Teachers.

Previous experience of SEND would be an advantage.

You will be working with pupils who are enthusiastic and keen to learn and a dedicated and supportive staff team. This is a very unique school and we would strongly encourage applicants to visit.

Valence School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of every student and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will require an enhanced DBS check and references will be taken up before interview.

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More about Valence School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Westerham Road, Westerham, Kent, TN16 1QN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1959 562156
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We are proud to share with you the excellent work we do with children and young people who have physical disabilities and complex medical needs.  Our school is unique within the maintained sector in the whole of southern England.  We cater ...