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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 37 hours per week for 195 days (term time plus 1 week)

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - up to 12 months

Full-time equivalent salary

starting range £26,421 to £28,770

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will:

  • Share our belief that all children can become high performers.
  • Have a strong commitment to helping students succeed.
  • Be positive and a role model to students and colleagues.
  • Share our commitment to personal professional development.
  • Work well with all colleagues.
  • Be able to maintain a high standard of work.

What the school offers its staff

As an employer Albany Learning Trust offers the following benefits:

Pension: Access to either the teacher pension scheme or local government pension schemes. These offer defined pension benefits, including generous death in service contribution.

Salary: We are proud to be a living wage employer. We offer competitive rates for all roles.

Travel: Membership of cycle to work scheme, which offers up to 40% off the price of a bicycle, including e-bikes.

Support: Our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) provides confidential support for staff and their families for both personal and work-related matters.

  • We train staff in Chimp Management, which helps with people to manage their mind more effectively, with an approach grounded in neuroscience.

  • We have free access to Headspace app, which offers meditation and mindfulness for any mind, any mood and any goal.
  • We offer membership of the tech scheme, which offers up to 40% off the cost of personal IT equipment and white goods.

Priority: Children of staff have priority admissions to their school.

Development: Our high-quality training ensures personal, professional development and allows staff to become expert in their role. A clear progression route within the Trust also provides opportunities to prepare staff for their next career step. Partnerships with the top professional bodies and training providers ensures high quality, evidence-based training is always available to all staff. All our classroom staff receive training in High Performance Learning teaching and have access to HPL training pathways. Our leaders are trained by Leadership Matters and have access to professional leadership qualifications including NPQs.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Albany Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
723 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Albany Academy is a highly successful and popular 11-16 school situated in Chorley, Lancashire. With 727 pupils currently on roll, the school provides an excellent education within a nurturing and caring environment where every student is well known by every member of staff and are proud to be a member of Albany Learning Trust, the first school trust of its type in Lancashire.

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