General Qualified Teacher (Post-16 SEND in Supported Employment)

Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Cover)  - 2 days a week in Chatham (Monday & Wednesday)

Do you dream of finding a Part-Time Teaching role where classes are small and you have plenty of PPA time?

Do you enjoy seeing the young people you support develop their skills, knowledge and confidence?

Are you looking to join a team that is focused, hard-working, and mutually supportive, where your skills, experience, and contributions are valued and will help shape the future and quality of the programme?

Do you thrive in a collaborative environment that provides a nurturing and supportive learning environment? 

Do you enjoy identifying the challenges that young people face in their learning and putting measures in place to support them? 

The Supported Employment educational provision is going through an exciting period of growth, as we work alongside more young people with the goal that they gain sustained and meaningful employment at the end of their time with us. This powerful education and employment model is proven to be effective at overcoming the many barriers young people with learning disabilities and/or autism face with employment. 

We are pleased to be seeking a new teacher to join our team to provide maternity cover at our Medway site. You will work with a class of 7-8 young people supported by a learning support mentor to deliver our well-established Supported Employment programme. 

You will predominantly be delivering functional skills lessons, which are vital to a young person’s journey with bemix. There may be occasions when you need to adapt and cover different content, but bemix will support you in any ways necessary to ensure your success. 

Fixed Term Contract 

This is a maternity cover role, for up to 9 months.

Beginning Friday 1st September 2024 - 31st March 2025 

Hours: 16.25 hours per week, during term time, across an academic year. This includes: 

  • 2 taught days per week at 5.5 hours a day (Monday and Wednesday) 

  • 2 hours PPA time per week 

  • 0.75 hour admin time for EHCP's per week 

  • 1 .5 hours for meetings per week 

  • 1 hour contact time to cover colleagues breaks per week

Reasonable additional hours will be required as necessary to effectively fulfil professional teaching duties.

Location: Chatham 

Salary and benefits: £30,660, pro rata, plus contributory pension scheme with bemix contributing 5% of salary.

bemix is an Independent post-16 specialist education provider and therefore salaries are independently set and do not run in line with traditional MPS/UPS.

If you have…

  • Teaching qualification and SEND teaching experience, supporting young people with autism and/or learning difficulties.

  • Ability to plan and deliver engaging and interactive learning sessions.

  •  An understanding and the ability to deliver inclusive teaching practices within the classroom.

  • Experience of directing teaching support staff. 

  •  A passion for teaching and an interest in progressive teaching techniques from around the world.

  • Great interpersonal and communication skills

  • An excellent understanding of Safeguarding.

  • Ability to manage competing priorities and pressures confidently and calmly.

  • Commitment to our vision and values and see your work as a vocation and contribution to social change

  • A reliable, resourceful and self-motivated approach to your work

...then we’d love to hear from you!

To apply, please download and read a copy of the Job Pack here and fill out our online application form.                                                            

Enquiries: [email protected]

Closing date for applications: Midnight, Sunday 9th June 2024.

Interviews: Thursday 13th June 2024.

We will contact everyone by the end of the day on: Tuesday 11th June 2024.


No agency contact, please. You will be required to declare all past convictions, whether spent or not, as this post is exempt from The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1984. You will also be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS Check.  bemix promotes equality in the workplace.

We are committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people with disability, neurodiversity and/or long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us.