Curriculum Lead

Snowdon Village, Bristol, BS5 9QR

2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    22 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

M1 £25,714 - UPS 3 £41,604 (Depending on experience)

Curriculum Lead job summary

We are looking for a passionate and inspiring Curriculum Lead to join our supportive and talented team Snowdon Village, City School. We are a growing organisation, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.

We invite applications from strong teachers who have experience of driving up standards in teaching and learning.

The role of Curriculum Lead will support City School HQ as a permanent opportunity. The academy will require the successful candidate to also support the City School Kingswood site on a fixed term basis alongside this role. If successful, you will be working within the two provision sites initially for a fixed term period but permanently appointed at City School HQ. More information can be provided at interview stage regarding supporting both sites.

Snowdon Village

Snowdon Village is the term used to describe a family of schools that sit within the Cabot Learning Federation. We currently have 4 schools namely, The Nest, Engage, Bristol Futures Academy and City School (2 small sites).

Our schools are alternative provisions and we provide education to students (ages 4 – 16) who have been excluded from mainstream schools or who have specific learning needs which mean they find it difficult to cope in a mainstream setting.

Our core values are:

Positivity
Equity
Resilience
Love
Snowdon Village is proud to be the first school in Bristol recognised and awarded with Trauma Informed and Mental Health School status. We are looking for an experienced leader who has a good understanding of trauma and adverse childhood experiences and is able to support our children whilst maintaining high expectations around academic outcomes.

Applicants should have good inter-personal skills and be able to build good relationships with students, staff and parents at pace.

We are passionate about ‘learning outside the classroom’ and seek to create an innovate curriculum that challenges the conventional way many schools are lead. We look forward to receiving applications from educators who share this vison and have fresh ideas about how to engage our students.

Your opportunity:

We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment. We provide excellent training and development opportunities within the Federation, including a full induction programme for early career and experienced teachers. Training is both local and/or delivered through our excellent stand-alone training facility at the CLF Institute. For teachers, the CLF Institute aims to provide a continuum of development through each career stage from initial teacher training (ITT), for early career teachers (ECT), recently qualified teachers in their early career development, to successive stages of leadership through to Headship and beyond. 

What we are looking for:

We look for passionate individuals who want to be a part of transforming education and will make an active contribution to the development of the Cabot Learning Federation and Snowdon Village City School. The Curriculum at City School will be designed around the individual students. We need innovative and creative Curriculum Leaders who can support the academic, vocational and SEND aspects of the curriculum and integrate the diverse resources available in our City.  Your skills will be used to plan and consistently deliver high quality lessons. You will have experience in delivering the curriculum in your chosen area and be able to design curriculum pathways outside of your specialism. You will be a strong communicator with the ability to embrace change and motivate colleagues and students. A well-qualified specialist, holding QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree, you will have the ability to teach from ages of 14 to 16. We look for professional’s who have excellent class management skills and have high expectations of work and behaviour, and are able to build outstanding relationships with both students and staff.

Additional allowances

Access to our pension scheme - Teacher Pension Scheme (if eligible) 
Dedicated Training and Development programmes 
Health and wellness sessions and discounts. 
Secured discounts for staff at a number of gyms in the local area. 
Flu Jabs 
Annual CLF conferences which provides CPD opportunity 
Comprehensive Induction process 
Competitive salaries which are reviewed annually 
Cycle to Work Scheme 
Employee Assistance Programme 
Generous annual leave entitlement for staff who work all year round 

Applying for the job

Please submit your application via the CLF careers website.

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About Snowdon Village

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 16
Education phase
School size
46 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Contact email
recruitment@clf.uk

Snowdon Village is the collective name for the Alternative and Special provision within the CLF. It is made up of The Nest primary setting, Engage revolving door setting accommodating and supporting students from feeder schools for 12 weeks in KS3-4, City School HQ, South and Kingswood and Bristol Futures Academy which supports Year 10 and 11 students to re-engage with their learning and prepare them for the Next Destination which is College, Apprenticeships and Employment.
Snowdon Village have the following core values: Positivity, Equity, Resilience and Love.
All Staff are Trauma Informed Trained and focuses on Pastoral Support to Young People and their Families to enable them to re-engage with their learning.
Snowdon Village work with External Agencies across the city and beyond to ensure all students get the support they deserve throughout their time at the Academy.
We are proud with our safe practices and the positive outcomes from all our students at the end of each Academic Year.

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