Personal Development Lead Teacher

North East Derbyshire Support Centre, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 0LN

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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    11 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 - £43,685

Additional allowances

+SEN1 £2,384 +TLR2a £3,017

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job Title: Personal Development Lead

Location: Hasland site (The Green, Hasland, Chesterfield, S41 0LN). Travel to all three sites (and pupil’s homes on occasion) may be expected with mileage expenses available to be claimed from the nominated base.

Grade/Scale: MPS/UPS +SEN1 + TLR2a Actual Salary £28,000 to £43,685 +£2,384 +£3,017Start date: ASAP

Contract: Permanent

It is a really exciting time in the academy’s development as we look to expand our provision, enhance the curriculum offer and build a reputation as the alternative provider of choice in the county. We have made some really exciting appointments in the last few months at a time where recruitment presents it challenges and we are now looking to offer a full -time permanent contract for a teacher to join our academy.

We are looking to recruit an experienced leader to coordinate our academy’s personal development offer across all sites. The successful candidate will devise the curriculum for PSHRE, Futures and Citizenship, create the tutor time activities and plan our SMSC calendar to organise visits and themed days to enrich our offer. We wish to recruit an inspiring and knowledgeable teacher to join our academy and help to drive forwards with our academy developments. The staffing team is small compared to a mainstream academy and the post will suit a candidate who will be flexible to meet the needs of the pupils and the academy. The Hasland site currently has approximately 85 pupils, High peak around 40 pupils.

This post will suit a candidate who can offer a high level of expertise and prove themselves to be an exceptional teacher and highly skilled professional who can contribute to the academy’s drive to develop at a rapid pace.

What the school offers its staff

Benefits include: Teachers’ Pension Scheme, Westfield Health membership and free parking.

For further information and/or to arrange an academy visit please contact Janine Dix via email ( or visit the Esteem website at Please use the relevant application form on the MAT website; CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 11 December 2022 (12 noon)

Interview date: TBC

We reserve the right to interview suitable candidates upon application and may close the application process prior to this date

Esteem Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its pupils. We expect all staff, volunteers and agency staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

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About North East Derbyshire Support Centre

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
School size
64 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16
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The North East Derbyshire AP Academy provides programmes of education to students identified as being at risk of exclusion, or who have already been permanently excluded from mainstream education. We meet the varied and complex needs of children in Key Stages 2, 3 and 4, at sites located in Chesterfield and in the High Peak. Every child deserves an education. Our primary aim is to support and re-engage young people, enabling them to think positively about their future pathway, and life after the Support Centre, whether that be re-integration into mainstream, further education or employment. Our Vision: "Inspire, Achieve, Exceed" Our Pupils will: Feel safe, valued and trusted Recognise and achieve their full potential Take responsibility for their behaviour, and make healthy lifestyle choices Be positive about themselves and their future Be tolerant of others, and of the beliefs and views of others Be successful learners, both independently and when working with others Be self-motivated and have high expectations We will achieve this by: Creating a safe learning environment, free of stigma and negativity Celebrating the success and achievements of every member of the learning community Establishing nurturing and supportive relationships between staff and pupils Setting high expectations for behaviour and academic success Providing a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum that provides the skills, confidence and qualifications to access opportunities in life Innovating learning, to engage and inspire Promoting tolerance and mutual respect Providing opportunities for students, parents and carers to voice opinions which form part of the decision-making process Providing an inclusive programme of learning opportunities and experiences that promote engagement Further information about our academy can be found on the website at  

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