Kingsdown School, Academy Trust Special School, in Southend
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KINGSDOWN SCHOOL VACANCIES

We currently have 4 vacancies:

CLASS TEACHER VACANCY

Class Teacher required for January 2019 - Qualified Teacher plus 1 SEN point.

Kingsdown is a special school and is part of a Multi Academy Trust known as SEN Trust Southend. We are a school for pupils aged 3-14 years who have severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple learning difficulties and/or physical disabilities and associated learning difficulties.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, positive, reliable and hard working class teacher who has an excellent knowledge of the primary curriculum. A good understanding of special needs is desirable. High energy levels are essential.

The successful candidate must have very good interpersonal skills as the role involves managing, leading and motivating a class team which includes three Special Support Assistants and a Midday Assistant.

Kingsdown School is committed to safer recruitment to safeguard and promote the welfare of our pupils, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in UK, DBS and a Declaration that neither they nor anyone who lives in the same household is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.

NQTs are welcome to apply.

Visits are encouraged, please telephone to make an appointment.

  • Closing date: 28 September 2018
  • Interview date: 9 October 2018

Kingsdown School is committed to the safety and welfare of all their children and staff and the successful candidate will be expected to share and lead this commitment. Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS check. Kingsdown School is an equal opportunities employer.

MIDDAY ASSISTANT VACANCY

2 Midday Assistants to start AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

9 hours 10 minutes per week, 11.45am - 1.35pm, term time only

Salary: LG Level 3 Point 10-14 - £16,863 - £17,681 pa (Actual salary £3,605 - £3,780 pa)

We are looking for someone who enjoys working with children in our friendly special school. Our aim is to make lunchtimes enjoyable and safe for all our children.

Kingsdown School is committed to safer recruitment to safeguard and promote the welfare of our pupils, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in UK and DBS check.

  • Closing date: Midday 28 September 2018
  • Interviews: 1 October 2018

SPECIAL SUPPORT ASSISTANT VACANCY

Special Support Assistant to start 29th Octover 2018.

Kingsdown is a special school and is part of a Multi Academy Trust known as SEN Trust Southend. It is for pupils aged 3-14 years who have severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple learning difficulties and/or physical disabilities and associated learning difficulties.

31.05 hours per week [8.45am - 3.45pm], term time only (39 weeks per year plus 4 weeks annual paid leave plus 2 weeks statutory holidays)

Salary: LG Level 5 Point 17-22 - £18,672 - £21,074 pa (Actual salary £13,535 - £15,277 pa)

We are looking for an enthusiastic, positive and resilient colleague to join our happy team who is committed to educating our children to reach their full potential. In addition you must be willing to assist with all the pupils’ personal care needs.

The ideal candidate will have Special Education experience, a minimum GCSE Grade C (or equivalent) in English and preferably a qualification in Child Care.

Kingsdown School is committed to safer recruitment in order to safeguard and promote the welfare of our pupils, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in UK and DBS check.

Visits are encouraged and will take place at 10.00 a.m. on 26 September 2018.

  • Closing date: 28 September 2018
  • Interview date: 10 October 2018

Information for all Applicants

Kingsdown School takes very seriously its responsibility to protect and safeguard the welfare of every pupil on roll, and is committed to safer recruitment in order to safeguard and promote the welfare of our pupils, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which will include:

  • References
  • Health
  • Right to Work in UK
  • DBS
  • A Declaration that neither they nor anyone who lives in the same household is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009

Candidates will be expected to complete the school’s application form, whether or not they submit a separate Curriculum Vitae.

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