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Employment Opportunities

Current employment vacancies for our school are displayed here and advertised on the Kent teach website


No Current Teaching Opportunities






Initial Teacher Training with Schools Direct

CLASS (Collaborative Learning Alliance of Special Schools) in partnership with Canterbury Christ Church University offer Initial Teacher Training via School Direct.

The School Direct programme offers successful applicants a unique opportunity to train as a teacher within one of CLASS' special schools in Kent, such as Bower Grove School. 

You will be learning on the job from experienced outstanding practitioners to develop the skills and knowledge to become an inspirational teacher.  Throughout you will find support from mentors, fellow trainees and dedicated Initial Teacher Training team to help you achieve the award of Qualified Teacher Status.


Current Support Staff Opportunities

Learning Support Assistant  

We are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant for an immediate start. The successful candidate will be joining a dedicated and supportive team who support children with challenging behaviour, mental health needs and Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC). 

This will be a temporary contract to August 2023 in the first instance. The position is advertised on Kent Range 4 pay scale (plus a SEN allowance), for approximately 31 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.  The closing date for applications is 5 June.

Learning Support Assistant Teaching/Child Support at Bower Grove School, Maidstone (


For further information

 Please contact Kate Rigby at the school

tel: 01622 726773

Please note it is our policy not to employ relatives of pupils on roll at Bower Grove School.