HEART & Education Off-Site Associate Teacher, Kent

Closing date:

West Heath SchoolKent

Date posted:
Start date: as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,000 per annum- actual salary
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

HEART & Education Off-Site-Associate Teacher

Monday-Friday 8.00am-4.00pm (Term-Time only, 39 weeks)

Salary-£22,000 per annum (actual salary)

To start as soon as possible

West Heath School are looking to appoint a dynamic and committed Education Off-Site S Teacher for Heart. The Heart Department (Health, Education, Assessment & Revitalising Therapy) supports young people who have a complexity of needs within their social, emotional and mental health. An ability to support, motivate and cultivate a positive and dynamic environment for our students is essential. Applicants must be prepared to work in the school environment and off-site such as farms/ college off site, student’s homes and other designated public places such as libraries. West Heath School works towards the end goal of helping students re-integrate into mainstream learning and preparation for adulthood.  Applicants must be prepared to work in the school environment and occasionally at external locations when required, such as therapeutic farms/colleges.

Key Requirements


• Full driving licence and use of own vehicle

• Experience of working in schools (preferably SEMH)

• Understanding of SEMH

• Good level of English and Maths

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Willing to learn teaching strategies and techniques

• Proactive, creative and innovative

• Emotionally robust and resilient 

• Flexible, engaging and adaptable                                      Benefits


• Free lunch and refreshments as well as free parking onsite

• Regular mentoring and coaching

• Regular training from internal and external experts

• Career progression opportunities

• Pension scheme

• Discounted venue hire for parties/weddings


Closing Date – Friday 13th September at 12pm midday

Interviews will be held w/c 23rd September 

Application Form, Job Descriptions and further details are on our website www.westheathschool.com or contact hr@westheathschool.com for further information.


Working at West Heath School involves close and unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups including children and as such is a regulated activity.  The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post (including an Enhanced DBS check)

Please note that we reserve the right to close the advert earlier than the advertised closing date should we find a suitable candidate.





More about West Heath School
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Type: Special Needs
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Ashgrove Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1SR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1732 460553
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We are a Specialist Independent School catering for a diverse range of needs for boys and girls age 11-19, many of whom have emotional and social communication difficulties. Prior to coming to us, some of our students will have been excluded from mai...