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Job details
Employer Cygnet Hospital Godden Green
Location Kent
Salary MPS1 – MPS6 (pro-rata based on hours worked)
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September start or sooner

The Knole Development Centre is an educational provision within Cygnet Hospital Godden Green near Sevenoaks in Kent.

The service has 24 inpatient placements linked to our Tier 4 CAMHS inpatient service and provides an education programme for 12-18 year olds experiencing mental health issues as part of a therapeutic timetable.

We wish to recruit a qualified sessional teacher (or NQT) of Science (Biology, Chemistry or Physics) who can inspire and motivate students, effectively personalise learning and contribute to a consistent, positive environment.  

The successful candidate will be responsible for 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, we can offer some flexibility on term-time (38 weeks pa) or full-time (52 weeks pa with 5 weeks paid holiday).  

Cygnet Health care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and Disclosure and Barring Service check.

For an informal chat, further details and to request an application pack, please email Glen Wilkinson, Headteacher,

About the employer

Cygnet Hospital Godden Green operates an integrated Tier 4 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) with a DfE registered school, the Knole Development Centre. Our specialist pathway offers an open acute admissions service (Knole Ward), and...

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Godden Green
TN15 0JR
United Kingdom
+44 1732 763 160