Inclusion Hub Teacher

Okehampton College, Okehampton, Devon


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £0 to £39,406

Job description

Job Purpose:

The main purpose of the job is to work under the guidance of the Vice Principal for Behaviour and Learning to provide short term, high quality education and holistic pastoral intervention. This intervention will enable successful reintegration back into the school or a successful transition to a new mainstream school or setting.

Main duties and responsibilities:

• Identify and adopt the most effective teaching approaches for students.
• Monitor teaching and learning activities to meet the needs of students.
• Manage and evaluate the outcomes of intervention programmes and support for all children.
• Identify and teach ‘study skills’ that will develop students’ ability to work independently.
• Liaise with other schools to ensure continuity of support for students to remove barriers to learning.
• In consultation with others set targets for raising achievement among students.
• Collect and interpret, and share specialist assessment data and use this to inform planning.
• Set up and maintain systems for identifying, assessing and reviewing students’ progress and attitude to learning.
• Update the Vice Principal on the effectiveness of provision for students.
• Develop a clear understanding of learning needs and the importance of raising achievement among students and use this knowledge to plan effective provision.
• Regularly liaise with parents / guardians to keep them informed of their child’s progress.
• To undertake additional duties as required, commensurate with the level of the job.
• To contribute to the effective working of the Holditch Centre.
• Maintain positive, professional relationships with students, parents / carers and teachers.
• Maintain a presence around the Holditch Centre / School to ensure that the highest standards of behaviour and site-usage are upheld.
• To participate in induction training, staff review processes and professional development opportunities.

Professional Aspiration:

All teachers through professional growth and sustained and substantial performance and contribution to the College can aspire to a salary of UPS3.

UPS3 teachers play a critical role in the life of the College. They provide a role model for teaching and learning, making a distinctive contribution to the raising of student standards and contribute effectively to the work of the wider team. They take advantage of appropriate opportunities for professional development and use outcomes effectively to improve pupils’ learning.

Line Management:

Teachers are responsible to their Head of Faculty, Assistant Faculty or Subject Leader. Assistant Faculty and Subject Leaders are responsible to their Head of Faculty. Tutors are responsible to their Student Progress Leader or Student Progress Leader – Post 16.

Heads of Faculty, Student Progress Leaders and Student Progress Leader – Post 16 are responsible to nominated members of the leadership group.

Staff with Cross Curricular responsibility will report to the member of the leadership group responsible for that function and to their HoF and SPL in respect of teaching and tutoring.

Essential educational requirements

Degree Certificate

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Familiarity with current educational initiatives & developments & their impact at local level
Able to communicate fluently and effectively
Able to motivate, inspire & support students
Willingness to contribute to school initiatives and be part of a well-motivated team
Experience of pastoral care and tutoring
Awareness of the importance of effective strategies to manage behaviour
& support high levels of attainment throughout the college
Able to develop and maintain positive relationships with colleagues,
governors, parents, pupils, the Local Authority & community
Able to plan innovative and inspiring lessons to engage pupils in their study, providing appropriate feedback in lessons and on written assessments
Able to keep up to date with curriculum development
Able to follow The Holditch Centres objectives and contribute to faculty and whole school development
Able to work under pressure
Able to prioritise work

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1427 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Okehampton College website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Mill Road, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1PW