Cage Green Primary School Cage Green Road, Tonbridge, Kent, TN10 4PT T. 01732 354325 F. 01732 369 468
Head Teacher: Joanna Styles, Headteacher

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Deputy Headteacher - Full-time

Cage Green Primary School and Phoenix Centre , Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2114-101L

  • Posted:05/12/2019
  • Pay:Leadership L9 - L13
  • Start Date:Summer term 2020 or sooner
  • App Close Date:18/12/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:January 2020

Advert

We are looking to appoint an outstanding, experienced practitioner and leader to join our leadership team as Deputy Headteacher.  We are on an exciting journey at Cage Green, building on the many successes of our school to ensure the best possible outcomes for all children.  The ideal candidate will have a proven record of outstanding teaching and a clear knowledge of effective means of raising standards to ensure all children meet their potential. 

Cage Green Primary School is a happy primary school in north Tonbridge with 320 pupils from Reception to Year Six, including a resourced provision for 31 children with autistic spectrum disorder. It is an exciting time to join Cage Green as we became part of Connect Schools Academy Trust in July 2019. If you come to join us, you will be part of a dynamic period of development and progress to ensure that our children receive the very best learning experiences they can.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is an outstanding classroom practitioner and has a proven track record of transferring their practice to others.
  • Has proven experience of raising standards as a leader.
  • Has proven experience of driving school improvement.
  • Is warm and good humoured with a positive, problem solving attitude.

Visits to the school are strongly recommended. Please contact Joanna Styles, Headteacher on 01732 354325.  For further details see job description, person specification and downloadable application form.

Applications should be marked Private and Confidential for the attention of Joanna Styles, Headteacher, Cage Green Primary School, Cage Green Road, Tonbridge TN10 4PT.  CV's will not be accepted as a form of application.

Information about the school

Cage Green is an inclusive school and we place great importance on the need to ensure that all our pupils are included equally in opportunities for learning.

The school's ethos and the values we practice and promote aim to secure equal opportunities for all the pupils at Cage Green whatever their age, gender, ethnicity, attainment and background.

As a learning community all the staff work hard and are fully committed to securing the best provision for our pupils and the different groups that they may represent.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Teaching Assistant/Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Cage Green Primary School and Phoenix Centre , Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2114-102S
  • Posted:05/12/2019
  • Pay:£13,864.05 to £14,684.20 + SENA
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:18/12/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:January 2020

Advert

We are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant/HLTA: 3 days per week HLTA and 2 days TA working in the Phoenix Centre for Autism.

The Phoenix Centre for Autism is a specialist resourced provision for 31 primary aged children, at Cage Green Primary School.  There are three classes with approximately 10 children per class.  The centre provides an adapted National Curriculum offering to our children, taking into account their communication, social, physical and sensory needs.

You will be a class TA working with the class teacher to support learning within the classroom environment including split input teaching and working with targeted groups of children.  You will also support the children at lunchtime by providing games and activities to keep them engaged or supporting the children while they eat. You may also support children with their integration into mainstream classes.

As a HLTA you will provide class cover for teachers.  

The successful applicant should:

  • Have previous experience as a teaching assistant in a primary school age group setting
  • Have an interest in working with children with additional needs
  • Have a good understanding of behaviour management and how this relates to managing a class of children with additional needs. 
  • Have good mathematics and English
  • Be able to communicate well with children, parents and colleagues and enjoy working as part of a supportive and reflective team. 
  • Be able to adapt activities towards children’s learning abilities
  • Be flexible and able to respond to children’s needs, thinking on your feet and remaining calm under pressure.
  • Have a sound knowledge and understanding of the safeguarding of children
  • Be forward thinking and proactive
  • Have a good sense of humour and be ready to dress up for various events including world book day

Connect Schools Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.

If you wish to find out more about the role, please contact Jo Dove, Phoenix Centre Manager, Cage Green Primary School on 01732 354325. 

Information about the school

Cage Green is an inclusive school and we place great importance on the need to ensure that all our pupils are included equally in opportunities for learning.

The school's ethos and the values we practice and promote aim to secure equal opportunities for all the pupils at Cage Green whatever their age, gender, ethnicity, attainment and background.

As a learning community all the staff work hard and are fully committed to securing the best provision for our pupils and the different groups that they may represent.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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