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  • Start date details

    29th August 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,598.00 - £32,134.00 Annually (Actual) Unqualified Teacher Scale points 1 - 6 (£20,598 - £32,134) per annum + SEN allowance £1,455 per annum

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Date: 29th August 2024 or as soon as possible

Hours: 27.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Contract: Fixed Term 1 year

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!

Are you an unqualified teacher with experience of and a passion for working with children with special educational needs? Are you looking to progress into a career in teaching.? If so we would love to hear from you. The contract would be fixed term for a year, with the possibility to remain at Danecourt to complete your initial teacher training.

We are looking for someone who:-

  • Is a graduate
  • Experience of working with children with special educational needs
  • Has a creative approach to teaching, who is enthusiastic, motivated
  • 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

  • CPD opportunities

  • Local Government Pension scheme

  • Early Salary Access Scheme & financial advice (Wagestream)

  • A comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme

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.

We welcome visits to the school, so please contact us on 01634 232589 to arrange your visit.

For further details about our school and a job description, please see the attached candidate information pack.

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.

Danecourt is part of the Maritime Academy Trust which has schools across Greenwich, Bexley, Kent and Medway.

Maritime Academy Trust embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

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.

In line with KCSIE 2023 guidance, as part of the shortlisting process, the Trust reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and to share any pertinent information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children with Hiring Managers to be discussed at interview stage.

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via the My New Term website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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Commitment to safeguarding

Maritime Academy Trust is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS and pre-employment checks.

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About Danecourt School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
School size
254 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Danecourt is a special school catering for primary aged children who have special educational needs. The school caters for children with 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 that allows children to explore through a personalised curriculum to become STARS!

Self reliant Team Player Aspirational Resilient Successful

The highly trained staff teams maintain high expectations of what each individual pupil is able to achieve, striving to ensure that they all achieve 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.

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