Springwell Leeds Academy requires an exceptional, versatile teacher of Art who is passionate about providing the best possible education and care for vulnerable students. This post will involve teaching Art up to GCSE level as well as supporting none specialist teachers in delivering art to all students as required. Significant training, time and support is given to ensure that staff are confident in delivering high quality learning. All of our sites operate in line with best practise in an SEMH provision, which is a nurturing type curriculum model with significant investment in therapeutic and wrap around support for our students.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join our Academy as systems become fully established and will form strong links with our two other art teachers at the North and East sites. This is a strong team who also work closely with other staff in the expressive arts faculty. You won’t be starting from the complete beginning as you will have the template in place from the experiences of the first year curriculum plans. However, this post will provide the opportunity to create a bespoke, creative programme of study for students who require something different from a mainstream offering.
This position would suit a teacher with a proven track record of exceptional practice, who is able to work with vulnerable pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH). It would suit an individual who is passionate about making a real difference to student’s life chances and supporting them in achieving their potential in essential life skills, which is a high priority for Springwell Leeds. The ability to be creative and use imaginative flair to engage is essential, along with having resilience, drive and high expectations to inspire students to achieve.
Essential educational requirements
• Qualified teacher status/QTLS in required areas (essential)
• A further advanced qualification in the education of pupils with SEMH support needs (desirable)
as listed in educational requirements.
Essential skills and experience
• Experience of developing, implementing, monitoring and reviewing learning and behaviour management programmes of young people with specific support needs
• An understanding of current approaches to the support of young people at risk of social exclusion
• Interpersonal skills which facilitate positive professional relationships with young people and multi-disciplinary teams
As we are a growing Academy it may also provide an opportunity of further leadership opportunities in the future.
+SEN point £2,149
About Springwell Leeds Academy
- Middleton Road, Leeds, LS10 3JA
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- Springwell Leeds Academy website (opens in a new window)