West Heath School, Ashgrove Rd, Sevenoaks, TN13 1SR

Employer: West Heath School

Closing: 18th July 2024

Do you want to work in a school that extends the learning offer beyond the classroom and that offers a holistic approach to supporting student’s needs? Would you like to work for an employer who believes that employee training and development is a key element in a successful school? Do you have a passion for supporting children with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?

West Heath School is a challenging place to work, but our dedicated staff rebuild live through education. As part of the team, teaching respect, encouraging responsibility, building relationships and developing resilience in our students our committed, dynamic, resourceful staff find the work rewarding. All our learners have EHCPs, and we work towards the end goal of helping students re-integrate into mainstream learning and preparation for adulthood.

If you would like to be part of our journey to support students’ lives, we are looking for a Science Teacher to join our team as part of our Ofsted rated outstanding provision. You will be working to inspire our students love of learning through a hands on and creative approach to teaching.

Due to the nature of the role the ideal applicant must hold, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree in science or in a specific field of science. Experience in teaching and/ or a willingness to learn the AQA specification would also beneficial. Experience of working in a SEND environment or with SEND students would also be advantageous.

As well as working in an incredibly rewarding environment our benefits include free lunches, generous workplace pension, access to employee assist program, onsite parking, charity discounts and access to the swimming pool.

There are excellent opportunities for career development and training from internal and external experts, including 10 days of staff training per year.

If this sounds like a role you would be interested in, either in a full or part time capacity, please visit our careers page to view the job description and application form https://www.eteach.com/careers/westheathschool

Working at West Heath School involves close and unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups including children and as such is a regulated activity.  The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post (including an Enhanced DBS check. Management positions will require a 128 Check.).