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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

+ TLR2a (not suitable for NQT/ECT)

What skills and experience we're looking for

High Point Academy opened in September 2021 for children and young people aged 11-16 years who all have an Education Health and Care Plan and a diagnosis of Autism. The school is part of Forward Education Trust, who specialise in SEN provision.

We are on the lookout for an incredible Phase Leader who is passionate about making the difference to our pupils and especially to the pupils within the Developer pathway.

At High Point we have two curriculum pathways. Students on our Developer pathway typically are working at least 3 years below age related expectations and their formal curriculum is focussed around developing independence life and functional skills.

Our new Phase Leader will respond to the individual needs of our students and help them to build strategies to minimise the barriers to their learning; enabling them to prepare for adult life both educationally and emotionally.

Our Phase Leader will be part of the extended Senior Leadership Team and share the nurturing and enthusiastic approach to cascade our mission and ethos across the school.

“Ambitious aspirations, Challenge the impossible and independence for all”.

At High Point we can offer you a caring staff community who work together to achieve the best we can for the young people we work with.

Prospective candidates would be very welcome to visit the school by arrangement prior to making an application.

Forward Education Trust is committed to recruiting and retaining the highest quality staff. To do this, we have an Employee Value Proposition offering a range of benefits to help our staff on a personal and professional level, which includes:


What the school offers its staff

Teacher Pension or Support Staff Local Government Pension – Employer Contribution

FET HUB – information all in one place, access to a range of benefits

Paid for Health Cash Plan – employee and dependent children benefit – option to add partner

Employee Questionnaire – Consultation with staff on a range of issues and ideas

Salary sacrifice scheme – Cycle to Work Scheme

Access to the NHS approved Thrive App – to support mental health & well-being

Comprehensive induction and probation support and an ongoing performance management & appraisal system

Easy purchase scheme (salary deduction) – Smart Tech in association with Currys

Enhanced Employee Assistance Programme – free, totally confidential advice, with face-to-face consultations

Personal & professional learning & development – including FLICK online learning and other resources

Access to discounts and offers from Reward Gateway and MyPerks

Occupational Health Service – accessible to support the needs of individual staff

Staff recognition – e-cards to celebrate success among colleagues

Mental Health First Aiders

Policies being developed to support positive health & well-being: Family Friendly Working, Special Leave of Absence, Flexible Working, Menopause

Staff recognition – awards throughout the year, in line with Trust behaviours and values

A commitment to develop new ideas to show we really value what you do for our children


Further details about the role

Closing Date: Monday 20th March 2023 @ 9.00am

Interviews: Friday 24th March 2023

To apply, please complete an application form and submit via https://www.fet.ac/vacancies/ or by emailing it to recruitment@fet.ac

Please note that only fully completed Forward Education Trust Application forms will be accepted; we will not read accompanying Curriculum Vitae (CV) or accept them in place of an application form.

Forward Education Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate must promote this ethos. Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

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)
medical
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 High Point Academy

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
School size
73 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address
recruitment@fet.ac

High Point Academy opened in September 2021 for children and young people aged 11-16 years who all have an Education Health and Care Plan and a diagnosis of Autism. The school is part of Forward Education Trust, who specialise in SEN provision. We are increasing our pupil numbers in September 2023 which has allowed for this fantastic new role.

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