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  • Job start date

    2 January 2024

  • Closing date

    8 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    4 December 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 6 Months

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a Teacher of Autism to join a vibrant, hard-working, excellent team of teachers on a fixed term contract from 2nd January 2024 until 24th July 2024.

Temple Hill are looking for a Teacher to lead a class of fantastic pupils with severe and complex needs within our Lighthouse provision for children with autism. There are 8 wonderful young people and 6 committed members of support staff in this developing provision with children in year groups 2-5. Our Waves class have a bespoke classroom and break out spaces, with a sensory room, as well as a great garden space directly outside the classroom.

Skills for the job itself:

  • We are open to unqualified teachers (who have relevant experience), newly qualified or highly experienced teachers
  • High standard of Maths, English and a passion for a Curriculum subject is required
  • Positive team players who are resilient, adaptable and understanding should apply.

Temple Hill Primary Academy has nearly 900 pupils from Nursery to Year 6 with a Specialist Resource Provision for children with Speech & Language needs (SLCN). We also offer a short-term Nurture placement for children with Social, Emotional, Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties. 29% of children have special needs and 40% of children receive Pupil Premium funding, we pride ourselves on the high quality provision we offer to all children especially those in vulnerable groups.

We received a Good Ofsted in June 2019, we are now striving to achieve Outstanding. We have a dedicated supportive work force on all levels and every staff member is valued at our school.

What the school offers its staff

We are the school to work at because we are different. Children come first whatever their background or their differing needs, we value our staff, we care, we understand. We will support and encourage you to be the best version of yourself.

Our staff benefits package includes:

  • Commitment to your ongoing Continued Professional Development
  • Two family days
  • Access to Local Government Pension scheme/Teachers’ Pensions
  • Eyecare vouchers through Specsavers
  • Annual Flu Jab offer for all staff
  • Employee Assistance Programme to support your wellbeing

Commitment to safeguarding

The Golden Thread Alliance 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 the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and therefore is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In line with KCSIE guidance, paragraph 220, all candidates who are shortlisted will be subject to an online search. All shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.

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About Temple Hill Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
891 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

The Golden Thread Alliance is a Multi-Academy Trust that comprises of Culverstone Green, Fleetdown Primary Academy, Meopham Community Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy, Riverview Infants, Riverview Juniors, Temple Hill Primary Academy, West Hill Primary Academy and Wrotham Road Primary School.

Each Primary has its own unique character, but all subscribe to The Golden Thread Alliance values. Please visit the individual school website to find out more.

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