Elms School is a special day school for children with social, emotional, mental health, behavioural and learning difficulties. Many of our pupils have ASD, ADHD, PTSD or other difficulties such as attachment difficulties. The school has a mixed roll of 120 students between the ages of 5 and 16.
The school has been assessed as Good at the last Ofsted inspection of October 2017. At Elms we combine academic success with a therapeutic, nurturing approach in order to best support the learning and emotional needs of our pupils.
We are looking for a dynamic, innovative and creative individual who is a good team player to teach computing and music across the Secondary phase. The successful candidate will have a high level of emotional intelligence and resilience, a flexible approach to their work and an ability to embrace change. Previous experience working with children with special educational needs would be desirable but not essential. The successful candidate will be able to teach Computer Science to KS4 accreditation levels. The music element involves delivering one lesson per week to each of our Y7 and Y8 classes (4 lessons). Applications from Primary trained teachers with a keen interest in Computing/music are also welcome.
Elms School is committed to safeguarding and promoting child welfare. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check, pre-employment medical clearance, good references and verification of the right to work in the UK.
For more information and an application pack, please contact the school office. Visits to the school are welcomed.
The school requires a completed application form – no CV’s accepted.
To apply for this role, please visit https://www.kent-teach.com/Recruitment/Vacancy/VacancyDetails.aspx?VacancyId=59949
Applications welcome from Newly Qualified Teachers and experienced practitioners welcome. Qualifications to teach either Primary or Secondary phase will be considered.
Closing date: Friday 18 May 2018.
Interviews: Wednesday 23 May 2018.
Computer Science Teacher - Term Time - Special Needs Position
Elms School, Elms Vale Road, Dover, CT17 9PS
Tel. 01304 201964