Teacher of Information Technology & Media, Sevenoaks

Closing date:

West Heath SchoolSevenoaks

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Comparable to MPS Fringe
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

An exciting opportunity for a passionate, skilled, flexible and committed professional to work with our students in our outstanding SEN school.  In our setting, designated for students with social, emotional and mental health needs, you will be supporting students with their academic achievement by delivering the IT/Media curriculum to Key Stages 3 and 4, as well as assisting with their personal and social development as a pastoral tutor.  This role is demanding and challenging, but very rewarding.  The successful candidate will be an outstanding and flexible practitioner, be emotionally robust and committed to student progress.  A sound knowledge of the IT/Media curriculum is essential to ensure that provision and interventions are relevant and current. 

  Benefits  

Free lunch and refreshments as well as free parking onsite  

Regular mentoring and coaching  

Regular training from internal and external experts  

Career progression opportunities 

Working in a beautiful setting 

Discounted venue hire for parties/weddings        

West Heath School is an Independent SEN residential school with charity status.  We provide a therapeutically informed learning environment for children aged 10-19 who have suffered some form of trauma and are unable to access main stream education.   As a Social, Emotional and Mental Health specialist setting, we believe in ‘rebuilding lives through education’, developing life skills and encouraging students to enjoy social activities.

 “A fun place to work where social development is valued as much as education” 

“The support you receive from the moment you arrive at West Heath School is excellent…” 

“Two days are never the same at West Heath School and this certainly keeps you on your toes!”

Closing date: 9:00am Thursday 15th November 2018

Interviews w/c: 19th November 2018

To find out more about our school, please visit www.westheathschool.com

Working at West Heath School involves close and unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups including children and as such is a regulated activity. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post.



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More about West Heath School
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Type: Special Needs
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Ashgrove Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1SR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1732 460553
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We are a Specialist Independent School catering for a diverse range of needs for boys and girls age 11-19, many of whom have emotional and social communication difficulties. Prior to coming to us, some of our students will have been excluded from mai...