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 our team.
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.
Danecourt is part of the Maritime Academy Trust which has schools across Greenwich, Bexley, Kent and Medway.
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 attached candidate information pack. Also visit our websites -
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.
In line with KCSIE 2022 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.
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.