We’re looking for a science teacher who is passionate about supporting young people who have faced multiple barriers to learning. A teacher who shares our determination to give our students innovative, experiential learning opportunities.
Our ideal candidate would be an experienced KS3/ KS4 teacher who wants to develop their practice and experience more dynamic ways of engaging children in learning.
This post will remain open until successfully filled by the right applicant - early applications are encouraged. Please note we can not accept CVs. This post is being offered as either part-time or full-time and we are able to offer flexible working conditions for the right candidate.
Our ideal candidate will:
* demonstrate the highest quality of teaching, learning and assessment – inspiring our students; sharing a passion for learning
* work closely with our headteacher, our staff, parents/ carers and our students to deliver our strategic vision and help make our ambitious plans for the academy a reality
* be committed to tackling disadvantage and improving every student’s wellbeing and life chances.
Our alternative provision academy in Hornchurch, in the London Borough of Havering, supports young people aged between 11 and 16 who have been permanently excluded from school.
The academy also offers an intervention programme specifically for those young people who are at risk of permanent exclusion from their mainstream school.
The academy building is undergoing a major refurbishment programme and the new facilities will be completed in Spring 2019.
Our academies always welcome visits from potential applicants. Please get in touch with Ray Lawrence, Headteacher (firstname.lastname@example.org T: 01708 478892) if you would like to arrange a visit or need any further information.
Essential educational requirements
First degree or equivalent.
DfE recognised qualified teacher status/Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills.
Evidence of CPD which enhances classroom practice
Essential skills and experience
Evidence of recent successful classroom practice.
Excellent classroom teacher with the ability to reflect on lessons and continually improve their own practice. Lessons are consistently judged to be good or better.
Effective and systematic behaviour management – experience of using de-escalation techniques in a school setting; experience of maintaining clear boundaries and using sanctions, praise and rewards.
Experience of supporting all aspects of inclusion to successfully meet the needs of pupils with complex special educational, social and emotional needs.
Detailed knowledge of the KS3/KS4 science curriculum.
Up-to-date knowledge of specialised curriculum for children with SEMH.
An understanding of disadvantage and working in challenging environments.
MPS/UPS + Outer London weighting.
At Olive Academies we can offer you:
o a close and supportive team in a working environment where your wellbeing is a priority
o high quality CPD, strong links to mainstream schools and opportunities for career progression
o an organisation which is values driven and has children at the centre of everything we do
o the freedom to be innovative without the constraints of a mainstream curriculum.
About Olive Ap Academy - Havering
Our alternative provision academy in Hornchurch, in the London Borough of Havering, supports young people aged between 11 and 16 who have been permanently excluded from school. The academy also offers an intervention programme specifically for those young people who are at risk of permanent exclusion from their mainstream school. The academy has capacity for up to 64 pupils. The academy building is undergoing a major refurbishment programme and the new facilities will be completed in Spring 2019. We are part of a multi-academy trust with three alternative provision academies and an outreach service in London and the east of England. Our aim is to transform the lives of children and young people for whom traditional teaching methods have not worked. We help our pupils develop the confidence, skills and knowledge to believe that they can be successful in their own lives.
- Inskip Drive, Hornchurch, Essex, RM11 3UR
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