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  • Application deadline

    6 December 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Leadership Scale, commensurate with experience

Job summary

About the role: Milestone Academy are seeking to appoint a talented and motivated Satellite Director to join us from Easter 2022. Our successful candidate will offer the very best teaching and learning to our pupils in the satellite provision to ensure they achieve the excellent outcomes they deserve and skilled leadership of the staff team. We are driven to ensure our pupils are safe and happy and we have high expectations that every pupil will be valued, challenged and supported to make sustained academic and personal progress. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a consistently Outstanding SEN academy! ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​Milestone Academy is an exciting and dynamic setting providing a rich environment for anyone wishing to develop their career and find job satisfaction. The team at Milestone work together to achieve the very best for their students. Engaging in high level CPD and exploring creative avenues to improve the curriculum offer; staff develop a range of skills to ensure the diverse needs of pupils are met and they achieve their very best regardless of background or need. Aspiration for both staff and students is at the heart of our community and we now need a new Satellite Director to lead one of our teams. If you are in the mainstream and looking for career progression or a different challenge, or already in a special school setting read on and contact us if you think this is the role for you.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
Education phase
School size
362 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Contact phone number
01634412200

About Milestone Academy

Help our students reach their full potential: Milestone Academy is a large special school for pupils with Profound, Severe and Complex needs, and is part of Leigh Academies Trust. We currently have 385 pupils on roll aged between the ages of 2 and 19. The academy comprises a main site and four satellite provisions, each of which are based within other LAT mainstream academies. Milestone Academy has been judged as Outstanding by Ofsted at our last three inspections. Click here to view our website and learn more about Milestone Academy.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the range of benefits available to all LAT staff.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

School location

Ash Road, Longfield, Kent, DA3 8JZ

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