Alternative Provision Teacher

The Compass Academy, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU7 5DS

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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    12 August 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 August 2022

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Alternative Provision Teacher job summary

The Compass Academy is a KS3 Alternative Provision which supports pupils who are struggling to access mainstream education for a wide variety of reasons.This is an exciting opportunity for someone that has a commitment to supporting vulnerable young people and has experience of working across a range of key stages/subjects.

The main focus of the role is fostering the learning and progress of the pupils in their care. This involves being an effective teacher of pupils as well as of the subject. Quality of preparation, resourcing, planning, subject expertise, teaching skill, pace, challenge, proactive classroom management, effective marking and assessment, high expectations, and positive personal relationships are all central to providing the conditions within which pupils' personal skills, abilities, understanding, learning and progress can be developed.

For further information regarding the job role, please contact Holly Lockyer (Vice Principal) via email: lockyer.h@thecompassacademy.co.uk

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have prior exeperience of working within an educational setting/working with vulnerable young people.
  • Be able to inspire/motivate young people.
  • Be supportive and understanding of individual pupil needs (including an understanding of SEN).
  • Have high expectations for behaviour and academic achievement.
  • Seek to make learning a positive experience.
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Work well as part of a team.
  • Experience of teaching either Humanities/Art/PE would be desirable but not essential
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About The Compass Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
16 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

The Compass Alternative Provision Academy is a member of the Sentamu Academy Learning Trust (SALT) situated to the north of Hull with open aspects. It also sits on the boundary of the East Riding, very close to the village of Wawne. It provides Alternative Provision education to students aged between 11 and 14. The academy provides a warm and friendly environment with staff and governors working together to provide a happy, secure and caring environment. We value the positive impact that restorative practice brings to the school community where all are valued and respected. Our curriculum is highly flexible and tailored to individual need and may change over time. We look for every opportunity to be innovative and maintain a 21st Century offer to students. The academy currently has the local authority commission 50 places with additional places commissioned by Hull secondary schools.All students within the academy have SEND needs, a proportion of which have EHCPs or are being assessed for EHCPs. Students benefit from a range of therapeutic support and individual plans to meet their needs.

Our Vision:
Together we will create powerful and collective experiences of compassion, courage, achievement & meaning. Ultimately, supporting & encouraging our pupils to chart their own course through life as successful citizens.

Our Values:
We believe each and every member of our Compass family has the right to be successful, feel valued, loved and cared for.

• We aim to help pupils see their value and worthwhile feeling that they belong
• We aim to develop the skills of empathy, resilience and respect in each pupil
• We aim to promote lifelong learning through a broad & balanced curriculum

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