Key Stage 3 Nurture Teacher, East Sussex

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New Horizons SchoolEast Sussex

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £17,682 - £35,971 (UQT or MPS + SEN)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Key Stage 3 Nurture Teacher

Either at UQT (1-6) OR MPS (1-6) + SEN allowance

32.5 hours per week, permanent position 

The SABDEN Multi Academy Trust provides specialised education to young people with complex Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH). We are three special schools, a secure unit, a large countywide alternative provision and one of five teaching schools within East Sussex. We strive to discover success through learning, self-belief and achievement.  Pupils are empowered to take responsibility through a personalised curriculum supported by secure systems.

New Horizons, St Leonards on Sea, is seeking to appoint an experienced practitioner who has ambitious standards and a clear sense of accountability to teach our KS3 nurture class.  This is a rare opportunity to join the School and be part of our expanding nurture provision, which provides an outstanding service for pupils in the Hastings and surrounding area. 

A proven ability with challenging students and a resilient attitude are essential.  The school operates a unique resilience curriculum to support the personal development and wellbeing of pupils in this group. This new approach and struture has been incredibly successful at New Horizons.

The successful candidate will be joining a school that continues to be ambitious in its drive to improve outcomes for our pupils. You will join a highly dedicated and professional staff team and be part of a supportive working and learning environment where your professional development is highly valued.

We are looking for a start date for after Easter, April 2020 or May 2020, but we are willing to accommodate an earlier or later start date for the ideal candidate (subject to pre-employment checks). 

We welcome visits to our school (during term time) and if you would like to see us or have an informal telephone discussion prior to submitting an application, please contact Simone Hopkins, Principal, at 

For an application pack, please visit the vacancy section of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust website here: 

Closing date for completed applications is by midday, Monday 24th February 2020

Please send completed applications to  

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

For further information about New Horizons School, please visit the school's profile page by clicking here: 

The school has a proven commitment to 'Equality of Opportunity' and actively promotes the welfare and safeguarding of young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Debarring Service (DBS).     

More about New Horizons School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Beauchamp Road, St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN38 9JU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1424 855665
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