KS3 Teacher (leading a small group with moderate learning difficulties) Olive Alternative Provision Academy Suffolk (Central), Stowmarket, Suffolk

Job description

Our ideal candidate would be an experienced teacher (of any discipline) who wants to develop their practice and engage KS3 children with moderate learning difficulties (MLD) in more dynamic learning.

We are looking for a teacher who can develop and deliver our broad curriculum to small groups of KS3 students. 

We are seeking a teacher who is passionate about supporting children and young people who have often found school a challenge. A teacher who can: 

- demonstrate the highest quality of teaching, learning and assessment
- evidence their commitment to supporting children with moderate learning difficulties (MLD)
- inspire our students and share a passion for learning.  

We are keen to appoint a teacher who has experience of working in an inclusive school; a teacher who will help us to foster an academy culture of reflection, resilience and ambition. 

Please download an application pack with full details about the role at https://oliveacademies.org.uk/working-with-us/

We are able to offer flexible working conditions for the right candidate. Full time and part time applications for the post are welcomed

This is an opportunity for an experienced teacher to join our multi-academy trust which specialises in alternative provision and which is committed to offering continual professional development to all our employees. We believe that working with excluded children and young people is immensely rewarding. We can offer a place of work where staff and colleagues share a determination to improve the outcomes for excluded and vulnerable children. 


Olive AP Academy – Suffolk is based in Stowmarket. Our alternative provision academy supports pupils aged between 7 and 16. The academy has up to 92 pupils on roll at any time and offers support to pupils in Key Stages 2-4 with complex or medical needs and those who have been permanently excluded from school.

The academy offers students an inspiring curriculum with high quality newly refurbished classrooms, a sports hall, art and design technology room, science laboratory, construction room, motor mechanics workshops, orchard and garden.

Our academy always welcomes visits from potential applicants. Come and see our fantastic facilities and meet our academy community. Please get in touch with Helen Everard, Business Manager (helen.everard@oliveacademies.org.uk) T: 01449 613 931 if you would like to arrange a visit or need any further information.

At Olive Academies we offer all our staff:

o a close and supportive team in a working environment where your wellbeing is a priority

o high quality CPD, strong links to mainstream schools and opportunities for career progression

o an organisation which is values driven and has children at the centre of everything we do

o the freedom to be innovative without the constraints of a mainstream curriculum.

Please email your completed Olive Academies application form to: helen.everard@oliveacademies.org.uk

Closing date for receipt of applications: 24th September 2019 (Midday)

Interviews to be held at Olive AP Academy – Suffolk in Stowmarket week beginning 30th September 2019.

Essential educational requirements

First degree or equivalent

Essential qualifications

DfE recognised qualified teacher status/Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills

Evidence of CPD which enhances classroom practice

Essential skills and experience

Excellent classroom teacher with the ability to reflect on lessons and continually improve their own practice. Lessons are consistently judged to be good or better

Effective and systematic behaviour management – experience of using de-escalation techniques in a school setting; experience of maintaining clear boundaries and using sanctions, praise and rewards

Experience of using assessment data to ensure effective student progress, raise standards and achieve outstanding pupil outcomes

Experience of supporting all aspects of inclusion to successfully meet the needs of pupils with complex special educational, social and emotional needs

Detailed knowledge of a KS3 curriculum (depending on subject specialism)

An understanding of a range of special needs, especially SEMH, ASD, ADHD and SpLD

Employee benefits

At Olive Academies we offer all our staff:

o a close and supportive team in a working environment where your wellbeing is a priority

o high quality CPD, strong links to mainstream schools and opportunities for career progression

o an organisation which is values driven and has children at the centre of everything we do

o the freedom to be innovative without the constraints of a mainstream curriculum.


About Olive Alternative Provision Academy Suffolk (Central)

Olive AP Academy – Suffolk is based in Stowmarket. Our alternative provision academy supports pupils aged between 7 and 16. The academy offers students an inspiring curriculum with high quality newly refurbished classrooms, a sports hall, art and design technology room, science laboratory, construction room, motor mechanics workshops, orchard and garden. The academy has up to 92 pupils on roll at any time and offers support to pupils in Key Stages 2-4 with complex or medical needs and those who have been permanently excluded from school. The academy also offers support to KS2 pupils in mainstream schools who are at risk of exclusion. Find out more at: apsuffolk.oliveacademies.org.uk

Address
Chilton Way, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 1SZ
Phase
Not Applicable
Type
Academy