Live and Learn

"Creating a Culture
of Gentleness"

Job Vacancies at Bradstow

Bradstow is a creative and unique residential school for children between the ages of 5 & 19. It is situated in 13 acres of parkland just a few hundred metres from the sandy beaches of Broadstairs. We seek to meet the needs of children and young people with autism and severe learning difficulties with associated behaviours that may be challenging. We have achieved national recognition for our developments in Communication and Behaviour Management.

For all posts we look for candidates who are mature, warm, creative and open to learning with a patient and caring attitude to deal sensitively with vulnerable children.

We are committed to sustainability and preserving the environment and therefore encourage applications by email, so for an application form and information pack please email Or you may call 01843 608727 (24 hour recruitment answer machine).

Current Vacancies


KEYWORKER Extended Provision

£22,442 - £25,416

Permanent position

41 hours per week, All year round.

Whilst nurturing a Culture of Gentleness, key workers will take a central role, as a committed parent or carer would, in supporting one or two young people’s ongoing learning and personal development in the home and advocating for their needs in their schooling, healthcare, relationships and social life.

[This is presently an open advertisement and the school is continuously seeking talented individuals to join our team]

Key Worker Extended Provision Job Description


We have additional opportunities to cover within either the classrooms or residences on an as required hourly paid basisup to 41 hours per week, including split shifts and weekends. 

Please contact us for further details. 

[This is presently an open advertisement and the school is continuously seeking talented individuals to join our team]

Flexibank Team Support Workers Job Description


Please note that CV’s will not be considered.

All appointments are subject to a DBS check.

All shortlisted applicants will be expected to visit the school before interview.

Bradstow School is an equal opportunities employer.

We are continually seeking to recruit good quality staff to our Care teams, if you are interested in such opportunities please do contact us.
Other specific vacancies will be posted below when they become available.

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If you are interested in applying for any of the above advertised vacancies then please complete the application form attached below by post or by e-mail. Alternatively, a printed application form can be requested using the address / telephone number below.

The information Pack, attached below gives guidance on completing the application form.

Application pack covering letter [pdf - 98kB] 
Information Pack [pdf - 260kB]
Application Form [Microsoft Word 97-2003 document format - 316kB]
Application Form [pdf - 54kB]
HR Department
Bradstow School 
34 Dumpton Park Drive
CT10 1BY

Recruitment Hotline:  01843-608727  [24hr answerphone]   
Fax: 01843-866648   




Ofsted Outstanding 2008-2009, BCS, Cache, EFQM, Wandsworth, Sen Specialist Schools, Healthy School, Investors in People | Champion, Silver, iNet, Specialist Schools and Academies Trust
Bradstow School
34 Dumpton Park Drive
CT10 1BY
T: 01843 862123
F: 01843 866648