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Valence School

Specialist Teacher SEMH


Sevenoaks Specialist Teaching & Learning Service

0.8 or 1.0 FTE : MPR/UPR (depending on experience) + SEN

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of Specialist Teachers, based at Valence School, improving the teaching and learning of children and young people with SEND in mainstream settings and schools in the Sevenoaks district.

Our aim is that children and young people with special educational needs can have their learning, physical, social and emotional needs met so that they can be fully included at school and make good educational progress.

This post has a specific focus on Social, Emotional and Mental Health and we are  looking for applicants with an outstanding track record in this area.  You will have excellent interpersonal skills, exemplary classroom practice and the enthusiasm to work as part of a team extending multi-agency working to achieve the best outcomes for children.

The Specialist Teaching & Learning Service is managed by Valence School on behalf of Kent County Council.  We work with SENDCos and other professionals to provide high quality outreach advice, support, information and training to schools, settings, parents, children and young people through the Local Inclusion Forum Team (LIFT) referral process.

The ability to travel to meet the requirements of the role is essential.

For further information, please contact:

Christine Reveley, Sevenoaks STLS Lead : 07740 183 988

To apply please see the job description and person specification and then complete the online application form.  If you have any questions, please contact the HR Team at

Closing date for applications : Sunday 25 April 2021

Online interviews : Tuesday 11 May 2021

Valence School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of every student and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. References will be taken up before interview and the successful applicant will require an enhanced DBS check.