Meadowfield School is looking to appoint an innovative and inspirational Specialist Teacher. The successful candidate will be an outstanding Teacher with experience in providing highly effective outreach support.
We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Specialist Teacher to join our highly skilled team as part of the Specialist Teaching and Learning Service (Swale STLS). The ideal candidate will have a range of experience in both mainstream and specialist settings (at Early Years, Primary and Secondary) and will have experience of training and supporting staff resulting in improved practitioner confidence and skill as well as improved outcomes for pupils.
In the STLS team we work hard to ensure that we build capacity within Swale settings by providing advice, support and training to meet the needs of pupils with SEND.
We encourage all of our employees to further their career development and we respect initiative and ambition. We are committed to performance management, staff training, coaching, mentoring and peer support.
If you are appointed to a teaching role with us, we guarantee that you will be well supported. You will receive a structured process of induction and will benefit from the collective support of an experienced team of colleagues. From all staff we expect commitment to the school and a desire to improve and excel. Further information about the responsibilities of the role can be found in the attached job description.
Meadowfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. This post is subject to references, a medical check and an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Please apply online for this vacancy via www.kent-teach.com, by clicking the 'Apply' button at the top or the bottom of the page. C.V.s will not be considered.Please visit our website, where you can find video tours. For more information, or to arrange a Covid-safe visit to the school, please contact our HR Team via email at email@example.com or phone 01795 477788 (option 5).
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Meadowfield School is an outstanding special school located in Sittingbourne. To find out more about the School environment and ethos, please take a look at our website, including the Working Here pages, where you can find more information, including school videos.
Our school values are very important to us as a whole school community. These are:- Teamwork, Kindness, Honesty, Respect and Understanding.
We serve pupils with profound, severe and complex needs, including autism. The school is comprised of: - Early Years - which includes our Observation and Assessment Nursery called Honey Bees and Reception classes, - Engage classes - for pupils with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, - Explore classes - for pupils who benefit from a more individual-led curriculum, - Enquire classes - for pupils who benefit from a more academic curriculum - 6th Form - preparing pupils for their next steps.
We currently serve pupils from the ages of three to nineteen, and pupil numbers are set to increase rapidly over the next year and beyond as we add more classes. If you cannot see any vacancies that you wish to apply for right now, do go to the School Vacancies tab on the school profile page and click 'Register my Interest' to receive emails whenever we post new jobs.
The Meadowfield Inclusion Development and Support (MIDAS) Centre is our highly regarded inclusion and outreach service which successfully supports 57 schools and 73 early years settings across Swale, increasing capacity to meet the needs of pupils with additional needs.
Across the school we have approximately 270 members of staff ranging from class based support staff, teachers, the Inclusion Team, Office and Admin Staff, Site Staff, ICT Department as well as our Leadership and Management Team.
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