Science Teacher, Sevenoaks, Kent

Closing date:

Cygnet Hospital Godden GreenSevenoaks, Kent
Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes



HOURS: part-time (2.5 days per week) 

LOCATION: Sevenoaks, Kent

Knole Development Centre, near Sevenoaks in Kent, would like to appoint an outstanding qualified or newly qualified teacher of Science.

This is a part-time role (2.5 days per week)

Knole Development Centre is the education provision within Cygnet Hospital Godden Green, a Tier 4 CAMHs unit. We provide a therapeutic education programme for up to twenty-four 12-18 year olds. High expectations of what students can achieve, effective communications with schools and good quality teaching ensure that students continue to make good academic progress during their stay in hospital.

The successful candidate will be able to inspire and motivate students, effectively personalise learning and contribute to a consistent and positive educational environment. Duties include teaching on a small group basis, designing and implementing a learning programme for each student, establishing coherent academic plans, recording achievement and liaising with other teachers to plan and organise teaching. Providing evidence of student progress is an important element of the role.  Additional duties include attending multidisciplinary meetings and progress report writing.

For the right individual this will be a unique and rewarding position within a forward thinking department, as well as an opportunity to work within a specialist field.

If you have the skills and experience we require and you are looking for a new challenge please request an application form today.

Safeguarding is of the utmost importance at Cygnet and we follow safer recruitment practice including taking up references after shortlisting and before interviewing. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Cygnet Health Care has a proven commitment to 'Equality of Opportunity' and actively promotes the welfare and safeguarding of young people. 

Please note that Cygnet Health Care is an independent provider and, as such, does not conform to the DfE’s guidance on Teacher’s pay and conditions. Cygnet Health Care has a variety of benefits available to employees, including sick pay, annual leave and pension scheme.

To apply, you will need to request our internal application by emailing . Due to Safer Recruitment Practice we cannot accept CVs alone.

For further information on this role, please contact Mr Glen Wilkinson, Head teacher,

Closing date: 13 October 2017

Interviews: week commencing: 16 October 2017

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More about Cygnet Hospital Godden Green
Address: Godden Green, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0JR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1732 763 491