Are you looking for your next challenge? Do you relish the chance to support colleagues to take rapid and sustained school improvement? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!
This is an exciting opportunity to join St Aldhelm’s Academy within Ambitions Academies Trust. Dynamic, forward thinking and absolutely committed to changing the lives of all young people, we are seeking a new colleague who will share our inclusive and positive ethos.
We are a truly comprehensive school located in the heart of our community. There are high levels of respect, support and kindness across our staff team and senior leadership.
Teachers at St Aldhelm’s Academy are expected to be excellent classroom practitioners with strong subject knowledge and a high level of emotional intelligence. He/she will have strong communication skills and the ability to build good relationships with pupils, parents and staff whilst also being able to:
- Demonstrate professionalism consistent with the Trust’s values: aspirational, collaborative, inclusive, innovative and responsible
- Contribute to extra-curricular provision offered by the department.
- Develop the use of technology to enhance the learning opportunities for pupils.
Our mantra, ‘High Expectations lead to High Achievers’ applies to everyone who is involved in the academy, whatever their role and we place a strong emphasis on staff well-being.
This role will provide excellent preparation for future Curriculum or Pastoral leadership.
What we have to Offer:
A visible and approachable senior leadership team and an enthusiastic and committed team of teachers and support staff.
A strong support network both within the school and across Ambitions Academies Trust.
All staff are part of a professional learning community in which evidence-informed CPD is designed to meet individual needs.
Strong potential for career progression.
A culture that respects work-life balance and an ongoing commitment to wellbeing with a dedicated Wellbeing Champion.
An Employee Assistance Programme including in the moment support and counselling sessions with an external provider.
AAT Staff benefits include free eye testing for DSE users through Specsavers, free will writing through Dunham McCarthy solicitors and reduced price corporate gym membership through BH Live.
A competitive pension through Teachers’ Pensions or The Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff.
A thriving school community with extensive facilities
A creative and innovative culture keen to explore new ways of working to meet fresh challenges and exploit opportunities.
Excellent personal career development - our culture is to promote from within the Trust as much as possible.
Should you wish to arrange a visit or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Charlene Crack; HR Academy Lead at Charlene.Crack@staldhelms-academy.co.uk
Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) comprises schools from all sectors: mainstream (primary and secondary) and special. AAT secures outstanding achievement and improved life chances of all our pupils. All our Academies have high expectations as the focus of their work. We are strongly committed to supporting colleagues in developing their careers further and offering excellent CPD opportunities
Please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment as AAT reserves the right to close applications early.
Please note we DO NOT accept applications by CV and are unable to offer Visa Sponsorship.
Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks and an online search
High Expectations lead to High Achievers
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