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  • Start date details

    Sep 2024 start, but could be scope to start earlier if available

  • Closing date

    19 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 April 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full-time position adhering to teacher annual 1265 hours

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS-UPS, dependent on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

Key Areas:

  • Provide education for pupils that are within a specialist setting
  • To use creative approaches within curriculum development
  • To develop learning programmes within your specialist area
  • To supervise support staff within the setting
  • To liaise with Senior leaders about pupil progress
  • To maintain an up to date knowledge of key national curriculum areas linked to the role
  • To develop collaboratively curriculum packages and programmes to support pupil needs
  • To support pupil reintegration from and back into a mainstream setting
  • To assess and track progress (social and academic) of pupils, in line with the academy’s policy and procedures

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To act as class teacher for a small nurture group
  • To provide a safe secure educational setting based on nurture principles
  • To teach pupils within the academy as necessary to their needs
  • To baseline assess students in cooperation with the SENDCO so as to develop an individual learning plan and specialist Pupil Profile and Positive Handling Plans, to support learning and behaviour for each pupil
  • To help develop an ethos that can provide support and education for pupils to help sustain them within education successfully based on the concept of ‘unconditional positive regard’
  • Collaboratively address deficiencies with any barriers to learning associated with all areas of the national curriculum but with a particular focus upon identified curriculum areas
  • To provide relevant documentary evidence for all pupils
  • To work with the SEMH Learning Practitioners to facilitate the provision of education to pupils

To attend any relevant training

What the school offers its staff

Why work for Springwell Lincolnshire Learning Community?

  • Working in alternative provision and/or SEMH gives you a chance to break free from the stifles of mainstream
  • Here at Springwell our staff are able to work in a values-driven environment where the personal development and welfare of the children are our core business
  • Staff are of the utmost importance to us. With that in mind, training and development is a priority. Opportunities exist with The Wellspring Trust to create and develop a meaningful and exciting career
  • If you are ambitious then there are opportunities for development at all levels. Some of the greatest teachers in the Wellspring Trust joined us as Teaching Assistants. We have developed Specialist Leaders of Education and behaviour experts who work in our academies but also deliver training and support across the region.
  • Leadership development programmes allow aspirant senior leaders to fast-track their careers and are given opportunities and training to aspire to Principal and Executive Principal roles
  • We value every pupil as an individual, showing everyone respect and tolerance
  • We want our pupils to be the very best that they can be – and will try to give them every opportunity to show success

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 Springwell Alternative Academy Grantham

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 16
School size
50 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16

Arranging a visit to Springwell Alternative Academy Grantham

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email joe.jeffries@springwell-lincs.co.uk.

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