- Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
- Working pattern
- Full time
- Contract type
- MPS + Plus SEN 1 0r 2 depending on experience
Start Date: either as soon as possible or Easter 2022
Are you someone who really wants to make their mark in a school that is committed to improving the lives of children with special educational needs? Then we have the role for you! We have an exciting opportunity for a teacher with special education experience to join the team at Danecourt School.
We are looking for someone who has a creative approach to teaching, who is enthusiastic, motivated and a passionate teacher who is able to share their knowledge and skills in order to enhance the learning opportunities offered to the pupils.
At Danecourt we offer:
• A dedicated, friendly, highly trained staff team
• A comprehensive induction
• Extensive training package
• Opportunities to further develop
So if you are an innovative thinker who is motivated by inspiring and encouraging pupils with special educational needs to achieve the very best they can, Danecourt could be the right school for you.
Information about Danecourt School:
Danecourt is a school for children aged 4-11 years with severe and complex needs. All the children attending Danecourt have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). The vast majority of the children attending the school have a diagnosis of autism, with many having additional diagnosis such as sensory processing disorder.
The school prides itself on creating personalised learning opportunities with a vision for each individual pupil reaching their full potential by the time they leave in year 6. The school offers a curriculum split into three tracks that are tailored to meeting the pupil’s needs. The school offers small class sizes with favourable staffing levels.
Currently there are 234 children on roll who are based across three sites in Medway. The largest of the sites is in Gillingham and there are two satellite sites based at Featherby Primary School and Bligh Primary School.
Danecourt was judged to be good in all areas, except Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare and EYFS both of which were judged as being outstanding by Ofsted in June 2019.
We welcome visits to the school, so please contact us on 01634 232589 to arrange your visit. Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier if a suitable candidate is found.
For further details about our school and details of the job please see the candidate information pack. Also visit our websites.
Danecourt School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants.
Applying for the job
Please apply online via TES.com via the link More on how to apply (opens in new tab)
- School type
- Academy, ages 4 to 11
- Education phase
- School size
- 185 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 4 to 11
About Danecourt School
Danecourt Special School is part of the Maritime Multi-Academy Trust, an innovative partnership of schools in Greenwich and Kent. Our schools transform through collaboration and an entrepreneurial curriculum which equips children with life skills.
We are a special school catering for primary aged children who have special educational needs. The children who attend Danecourt have a wide breadth of need including complex learning difficulties, autism and social emotional mental health needs.
At Danecourt our mission is to provide all pupils with a ‘stimulating learning environment where every individual is valued, respected, safe and successful’. All pupils receive a personalised curriculum tailored to meet their specific needs.
The highly trained staff team maintains high expectations of what each individual pupil is able to achieve, striving to ensure that they all reach their maximum potential; celebrating difference and encouraging curiosity and creativity. Staff work collaboratively with families and a range of other agencies in order to meet the pupils needs and as a result, they make strong progress academically, emotionally and socially. Pupil achievement is hugely valued and celebrated in a manner that is meaningful and appropriate for each pupil.
If you are interested in working with us come and visit, meet some of the pupils and staff to experience for yourself the quality of education given to all of our children and the unique atmosphere throughout our school.
Arranging a visit to Danecourt School
tel; no. 01634 232589