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Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working at Oakley School.  We have the following vacancy:-

Full-time SEN Teacher

Salary: Current range plus SEN allowance


Our Mission:   Children and Young People at the heart of all we do.

Our Ethos:       Work Hard, Be Kind, Have Fun, Stay Safe


Oakley School is the Tunbridge Wells District Special School for day pupils, aged from 2 to 19 years, all of whom have severe/complex needs and communication and learning difficulties.


We are seeking an outstanding full-time Teacher to join our vibrant, friendly, positive and forward-looking Team at our Satellite at Skinners’ Kent Primary School (SKPS).  Candidates will be qualified teachers, ideally primary trained with SEND experience, but we would provide extensive training for the right candidate.


The successful candidate will have excellent classroom practice, enjoy team working and be willing to undertake further professional development/training.  We require someone with a positive attitude, drive and enthusiasm, with a strong commitment to inclusive principles, supporting our ethos of providing a safe and positive environment for all our children and young people, enabling them to reach their full potential and develop their skills for life and independence. The postholder will also have excellent interpersonal skills as they are required to work with colleagues from both settings.


SKPS follow the highly regarded International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) alongside the English National Curriculum. Please see the website for more details about the school:


We are not able to offer visits at present, however, If you would like an informal discussion/virtual meeting prior to applying, please e-mail and we can arrange one for you.


As well as membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme, benefits include free car parking and access to the Kent Rewards scheme.


If you are interested in this role please complete the application form below and e-mail it to  Please note that we cannot accept CVs.


Closing date: 12noon on Friday, 5th February 2021.


Selection Process/Interviews will take place on:  Thursday, 11th February 2021

Oakley School is committed to safeguarding children and young people, a commitment we expect all staff to share and uphold.