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Specialist Teacher for Physical Disability

Valence SchoolKent

Full or Part Time (1.0 - 0.5 FTE)- Permanent 

To cover Folkestone/Hythe, Ashford & Tunbridge Wells (school base to be agreed)

This is a unique opportunity to join an enthusiastic, and collaborative County team working to ensure the best outcomes for children and young people (CYP)with physical disabilities and complex medical needs in educational settings through full inclusion and access to learning.  You will advise and support early years settings and mainstream colleagues (SENDCos, Class Teachers and TA’s) on strategies and interventions which enable full physical and curriculum access.  You will be involved in multi-agency planning to ensure the best possible outcomes for CYP with physical disabilities and/or complex medical needs.

You will have Qualified Teacher Status. Subject specialism is unimportant but recent experience of successful teaching in UK mainstream schools is essential along with exemplary classroom practice including excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.  Experience of working with physically disabled children and young people is highly desirable.  You must be able to travel across Kent to meet the requirements of the role.

Closing date for applications 16 May 2021

Interviews to be held 25 May 2021

For information on the Specialist Teaching & Learning Service (STLS) contact Julie Jackson, STLS Professional Lead for Physical Disability on 07714 246396 jjackson@valence.kent.sch.uk

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