Primary/Secondary teacher

Bowden House School, Seaford, East Sussex, BN25 2JB

5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    3 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 June 2022

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Key stages

KS1, KS2

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Primary/Secondary teacher job summary

Bowden House School Primary/Secondary SEMH teacher

Bowden House School is a residential, special school for boys aged 9 – 16+ years whose Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties have had an impact upon their ability to learn in a mainstream setting.

This is a unique opportunity for a primary trained teacher who would like the challenge of working in a special, residential school assisting with students transitioning between primary and secondary provision. The successful candidate will deliver a primary curriculum within the expectations and environment of a secondary school.
The vacancy offers the opportunity to be part of a skilled, friendly and committed team of professionals.

Experience of working with students who have a Statement of Special Educational Needs/EHC Plan is desirable. An ability to work as part of a team is essential.

An application pack is attached to the advert or can be found on the school’s website, or you can either contact the school on the above telephone number or e-mail

Closing Date : 03 July 2022

The school is committed to the Safeguarding and Protection of Children. The staff we appoint are in a position of trust and it is our duty under Safer Recruitment to ensure that they are fit to work with vulnerable young people. References and an Enhanced DBS check that are satisfactory to us will be a condition of the appointment.
We shall ensure fairness and equal opportunity throughout our workforce and in service delivery. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age.

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About Bowden House School

School type
Special school, ages 9 to 18
Education phase
School size
38 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 18
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Primary- Secondary EMH Teacher

Thank you for your interest in the advertised post.

Bowden House School is a residential, special school maintained by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

All students attend on a weekly, residential basis although there is the facility to admit students who live local to the school, to attend on a daily basis. All students have Statements of Special Educational Needs or EHC Plans aimed at addressing their Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties.

The Job Description and Person Specification fully outline the requirements of this post and we welcome applicants who are clearly able to demonstrate their knowledge and experience in a similar role. Ofsted Reports; Policies & Procedures together with details of the specialist staff supporting the work undertaken in this school, are available on the school’s web-site

The school delivers a comprehensive Induction Programme and the successful candidate will be required to undertake a range of mandatory training courses. Where appropriate, external training will be made available as part of the postholder’s Continued Professional Development.

To meet the needs of our students, the school aims to:-
➢ create a school community where students participate, excel and are proud of their achievements
➢ nurture and support all students to make consistent and positive progress in their educational and social development
➢ encourage the students, staff, parents/carers to work together as a team.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Wendy Phillips
Chair of Governors

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