Class Teacher

Milestone Academy, Longfield, Kent, DA3 8JZ

Deadline is today

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

MPS/UPS - commensurate with experience + SEN1 Allowance (£2,268)

Class Teacher job summary

Are you looking for a job where each day is different, filled with experiences that are both challenging, fun and fulfilling? A role where you go home with a sense of achievement knowing that you and your team have made a difference every day to the wonderful young people in your care? Where you can choose a career pathway that suits your personal circumstances and professional ambitions? Where you can shine and achieve your very best with like minded people who genuinely care and work as a team? If you are, then please read on!

About the role: Milestone Academy are seeking to appoint talented and motivated Class Teachers to join us from September 2022. Our successful candidates will offer the very best teaching and learning to our pupils and ensure they achieve the excellent outcomes they deserve. The successful candidates will have experience of working with students with SEN and will be selected based on their commitment and enthusiasm to learn and apply new skills to achieve the very best for our pupils and their own development. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a consistently Outstanding SEN academy! We warmly welcome applications from both experienced and Early Career Teachers (ECTs).​​​​​​​

Please be aware that it is not required for candidates to hold a specific SEN qualification in order to be considered for this role.

Due to the growth of the academy, we are looking to appoint a range of teachers to cover the following areas:

Mainstream teachers who have knowledge and understanding of the National Curriculum and SEN in mainstream
Teachers with expertise in working with students with high needs ASD
Teachers who would be able to cover classes with students across a range of phases
​​​​​​​If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information, please contact Holly Neve (LAT Talent Team) on holly.neve@latrust.org.uk or 01634 412 263

​​​​​​​This is a permanent opportunity offering MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + SEN allowance £2,268 (SEN1).

Limited time only! Do you know a great teacher who would like to hear about opportunities with Leigh Academies Trust? If so, make a referral today for the chance to receive £300 as a 'thank you'. Simply complete the referral form by clicking here. T&C's apply.

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About Milestone Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
Education phase
School size
362 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Contact phone number
01634412200

Working for Milestone Academy: Milestone Academy is a large special school for pupils with Profound, Severe and Complex needs, across five sites and is part of Leigh Academies Trust. We currently have 385 pupils on roll aged between the ages of 2 and 19. Milestone Academy has been judged as Outstanding by Ofsted at our last three inspections. Click here to view our website and learn more about Milestone Academy.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the range of benefits available to all LAT staff.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

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