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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 January 2023


This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Full time post which is subject to the standard School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions

Contract type

Fixed term - One Year

Pay scale

MPS1 to UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will have:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
  • A teaching background and understand the learning required at the various stages of a student’s journey from key stages 1 to 4.
  • Significant and successful experience of working with vulnerable children, groups and families.
  • Experience of working in a multi-agency environment.
  • Experience of contributing to the assessment, monitoring and review to support successful outcomes.
  • An awareness of different learning strategies and teaching methods suitable for teaching a diverse range of abilities.
  • Effective use of ICT and other specialist equipment/ resources.
  • Experience of effective record keeping and writing case reports.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • A flexible, adaptable approach and an ability to act decisively.

You will be able to:

  • Deliver inspirational teaching, learning and assessment alongside emotional and practical support.
  • Work creatively to engage pupils in face to face, online and home learning opportunities.
  • Follow up absences or lack of engagement with persistence and tenacity.
  • Provide accurate records of the students’ progress.
  • Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in the context of learning.

Ideally you will also have:

Current DSL status with a history/evidence of refresher training being undertaken

You will be able:

  • To plan, prepare deliver and evaluate appropriate plans and learning materials for each student during the agreed length of the individual contract
  • To provide detailed syllabus/course outline information; an initial scheme of work for each course before commencement and update/maintain them as part of the course documentation files
  • To give subject specialist information, advice and support to each student as part of teaching duties
  • To ensure the students complete the agreed work schedules and have regular reviews to provide them with progression information, which can be feedback to the Academies

What the school offers its staff

Why work for us?

Our strength comes from collaboration, with an emphasis on winning hearts and inspiring minds. We know that by positively celebrating and sharing the great work we are doing, through our vision and values, there are no limits to how high we can aim, and to what our students, staff and communities can achieve.

You will be given the opportunity to grow professionally and personally in this role and you will have access to meaningful professional development.

As a Trust we value inclusive working practices and diverse teams. If you’d prefer to work part-time or as a job-share, please let us know on your application and we’ll facilitate this wherever we can. We’re keen to ensure our Trust works for everyone, so we particularly encourage applications from different under-represented demographics.

We can offer:

  • Access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • Staff Benefits Package - Access to a huge range of savings from retailers such as Currys, Halfords, Wilko, Asda, Tesco, M&S, Morrisons and many more!
  • Cycle to Work – This initiative also allows you to make huge Tax and National Insurance savings on the cost of a new bike and safety accessories. These savings are achieved via salary sacrifice which is managed by the Trust and lets you spread the cost to make payments more convenient.
  • Free Financial Support Service from Barclays - support with all aspects of your financial health and wellbeing, and you don't need to be a Barclays customer to use the service.
  • Eye Test Vouchers – Free SpecSavers eye test voucher for eligible staff
  • Annual Flu Vaccine – Free flu vaccine voucher for eligible staff
  • Access to free Counselling sessions following an initial confidential consultation.
  • Free onsite parking at the Trust and its Academies

Further details about the role

About the role

We are looking for a highly skilled, resilient and caring individual to work across the LwLAT Academies as an academic teacher, helping children who are not accessing school to continue to learn.

Working closely with our Attendance and Welfare team, you will collaborate with parents, Academy colleagues, the community and external agencies so that children continue to learn and successfully reintegrate back into school.

Salary: Point (M1-UPR3)

Hours: as per teacher contract (standard School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions)

Location: Although the Trust Offices will be your base, you will be working with our students and their families within their own homes, in the community or via Teams. Due to the nature of this role, having a full driving licence with access to your own car / transport is essential.

Key Objectives:

At the core of this role, is challenge and support. Your primary focus will be to provide education appropriate to the students’ needs, ability and aptitude. Your secondary focus will be to support an improvement in their knowledge by creating bespoke packages which can be delivered in a timely manner with evidenced outcomes.

You will work with students to:

  • Alleviate social isolation
  • Increase aspirations
  • Identify and overcome barriers to learning
  • Re-engage with school to access the curriculum and achieve

Additional Qualities we are looking for:

  • An ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding the roles and responsibilities of others and your position within these.
  • Be a sympathetic and trusted role model, remaining calm in stressful situations.

Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding Statement: The Learning without Limits Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.
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About Learning Without Limits Academy Trust

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Established in 2016, our Trust operates schools across Leicester and Leicestershire, working with children between the ages of 2 and 16. We are a Trust that prides itself in working within deprived and challenging areas, determined to improve the life chances of all of the children we work with. Collaboration is at the heart of all of our activity, and whilst all of our schools work in diverse and often challenging contexts, our school communities pull together to support each other overcome the challenges they face. We value our students, families and staff. We invest in our stakeholders and work with them to be the very best they can be. We listen to their views and respond to ensure that we continue our quest for constant improvement. We invest in our staff. Our Continuous Professional Development programme draws on the very best we have to offer within our Trust whilst engaging with local partners in order to ensure our staff are highly trained and highly competent as a result. This investment ensures that we are at the cutting edge of current educational practice and at the forefront of innovation. We challenge existing practice and constantly search for new ideas and solutions. We are on a constant search for improvement and we walk towards new challenges and ways doing things. We have a culture of innovation that supports the implementation of new ideas and staff get exited about stepping in to the unknown and trying things out for the first time. We care deeply about making a difference and make every effort to remove barriers that get in the way of us supporting everyone we work with. We celebrate the successes and support each other through the challenges, working together as one family of schools for the benefit of the communities we serve.

School Details

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Academy, ages 11 to 16
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School size
1344 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

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175 pupils enrolled
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2 to 11

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
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418 pupils enrolled
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School type
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Education phase
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844 pupils enrolled
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Arranging a visit to Learning Without Limits Academy Trust

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kwilford@lwlat.org.uk.

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