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  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    7 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    29 November 2021

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a teacher for our established Additional Resourced Provision. This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a team that will further support the high quality provision across our school. The provision supports children who need a more personalised educational experience within a mainstream setting. The provision is tailored environment that supports children with a range of learning and physical needs including giving them the opportunity to feel part of the wider school.

We are looking for someone who:
• Is an innovative, passionate and well qualified SEND Teacher with the ability to create a nurturing learning environment and meet Teacher Standards.
• Is experienced in working with young people with Additional Educational Needs.
• Is confident in assessing and teaching children with special educational needs.
• Has proven themselves to be an inspirational teacher, calm in nature, approachable and flexible.
• Is empathetic and sensitive to differing viewpoints.
• Has a commitment to inclusion and inclusive practice.
• Has ambitious expectations and standards with regard to themselves and the children.
• Has a commitment to working as part of an effective team.
• Has the ability to communicate effectively with children, parents, colleagues and other stakeholders.
• Has the ability to work in a way that promotes the health, safety and wellbeing of children and young people.
• Is open minded to the use of technology in assisting with the education of children.
• Is comfortable using technology to communicate with parents, staff and school leadership.

We will offer you:
• Supportive SLT, parents, wonderful children and hard-working staff.
• A very happy school.
• SEN allowance.
• A range of medical training to meet the vast and complex needs of the children.

We are a supportive team, committed and hard working. We have a first class Forest School; beautiful grounds, a highly successful steel band and a commitment to the Arts. If you think you would like to be part of our team, then please arrange a visit and apply online.

The school’s ultimate aim is to ensure that all children leave well prepared for secondary school – this agenda is addressed by prioritising both well-being and learning. All children are taught phonics through the Read Write Inc. scheme and additional investments have been made in high quality guided reading, writing and numeracy resources. In addition, there is a range of extra-curricular activities and a variety of opportunities to develop a broad and enriching learning experience for all pupils.

High expectations are made of all pupils to achieve and attain the very best outcomes and visitors to the school often comment on its focused yet enjoyable learning environment. Strong community links and a supportive parent/carer body contribute to the school’s journey to provide an outstanding provision for all.

Further details about the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

To get an insight into James Dixon School, please visit

To get an insight into Swale Academies Trust, please visit

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Kevin Minnott, Head of School, for an informal discussion regarding the post or phone 020 87786101.

Completed applications should be sent to Thanh Ly, Administration Officer Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact or 01795 426091 (option 2).

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details/application forms on file once the position is filled.

Date of Interview: 14th December 2021

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Additional allowances

SEN allowance

This job post has expired.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
440 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact email

About James Dixon Primary School

James Dixon Primary School is a vibrant, diverse, caring and happy community. We grow together by embracing the diversity of our school community and value the privilege which comes with being part of a multicultural school community.

We are on a journey of continuous reflection and improvement. If you are someone who believes in teachers as learners, prioritises children’s wellbeing, enjoys being outside and can find something good in every day, then we may be the school for you.

Arranging a visit to James Dixon Primary School

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Kevin Minnott, Head of School, for an informal discussion regarding the post or phone 020 87786101.

School location

William Booth Road, London, SE20 8BW

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