Head of Access

Peacehaven Community School, Peacehaven, East Sussex, BN10 8RB

19 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    7 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 June 2022

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Head of Access job summary

Salary: Main / Upper teacher pay scale plus TLR 2 A £7,017 pa Permanent. Full time. We have an opportunity to appoint a Head of Access who is an excellent practitioner looking for an exciting Teacher and Learning responsibility leading our forward thinking Access Department. You may be an ambitious teacher seeking your first TLR, or you may already be a successful middle leader. We believe in developing the capacity of our staff and the successful candidate will be given the opportunity to participate in CPD that will enhance knowledge and support growth. We are particularly interested in employing a candidate who has a strong, forward looking vision for the Access Department and SEND students. The ideal candidate will: • Be an outstanding teacher with the drive and capacity to really thrive in this role and to become an exceptional leader; • Will have a clear vision of how to support SEND students and improve standards in the Access Department; • Have the ability to teach and lead across both Key Stages 3 & 4; • Be able to lead, motivate and inspire students and colleagues; • Be resilient, hard-working, solution focused, and committed to transforming student outcomes. This could be your opportunity to support and make a significant and measurable difference in improving the educational attainment of the children and young people in this inclusive community. Peacehaven Community School is a Swale Academies Trust (SAT) School that welcomes applicants who want to develop their careers and explore the opportunities that working within an established academy trust can bring. Our school is a fully inclusive school with a Special Facility for students. Achievement is a focus for all within an inclusive and supportive school community. We develop confident, happy, ambitious students who take pride in their learning and flourish. This is an exciting opportunity to join our vibrant school on the South Coast, near Brighton. Life at Peacehaven Community School does not stand still and we constantly seek innovative ways to improve school standards. Join us to benefit from: • Friendly and supportive school environment; • Be part of a highly successful Trust; • CPD opportunities; • Teacher Pension Scheme; • Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice; • Ride to Work Scheme; • Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.

Additional allowances

Plus TLR 2 A £7,017

Applying for the job

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Ann-marie Waite for an informal discussion. annmarie.waite@swale.at and 01273 581100

Applications can be completed on TES or a form can be downloaded and sent to Liz Fulker, pcs-recruitment@swale.at or by post to Peacehave n Community School, Greenwich Way, Peacehaven BN10 8RB. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 426091 (option 2)

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date: Week Commencing 12th September 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

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About Peacehaven Community School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
874 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01273 581100

At Peacehaven Community School we pride ourself on inspiring all learners, allowing all students to achieve so that every member of our community knows they have succeeded.

When staff and students are asked to describe their school they all say how welcoming that learning is more than being in a classroom. Everyone has a voice in our school and that voice is valued. Our student leadership programme is steadily growing with every year group having an opportunity to change the school.

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