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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    1 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    18 November 2021

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Secondary Teacher

We are a unique Pupil Referral Unit with ‘outstanding’ status. We aim to make a difference to the education and life chances of vulnerable young people in the London Borough of Sutton.

We are looking for a dynamic and inspirational teacher to deliver outstanding lessons to our Key Stage 3 and 4 students up to GCSE level, including national governing body awards. All subject areas will be considered; however strong literacy is required. You will promote high standards of students’ attendance and behaviour and have the ability to engage with their social and emotional needs to overcome their barriers to learning.

You will have:
• Been educated to degree level;
• Qualified Teacher Status;
• Proven record of classroom management;
• Experience of working with secondary aged children with emotional and behavioural needs;
• A passion for teaching and making links with other areas of the curriculum.

We offer:
• An organisation with a clear moral purpose to change young people’s lives;
• Class sizes of a maximum of 6 students in KS3 and 8 students in KS4;
• Strong community spirit;
• Staff who are supportive towards each other;
• Excellent Teaching Assistants and pastoral support;
• A curriculum where personalised learning is at the heart;
• Free access to our employee assistance scheme;
• A strong commitment to your professional development and career management;
• An opportunity to be part of a dynamic team and a growing Trust.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date, subject to a high response from candidates; therefore, do not hesitate in submitting your application.

The Alternative Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date: Wednesday, 1 December 2021 at midday
Interview Date: Week commencing Monday, 6 December 2021

Additional allowances

SEN Allowances

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
Education phase
School size
70 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16

About The Limes College

The Limes College is a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) which offers alternative education provision outside of a traditional schooling environment to key stages 1 to 4; it accepts students from mainstream schools in Sutton with educational and behavioural needs. The current roll of around 150 students consists of those who have been permanently excluded or those at risk of exclusion. Many students are with us for only a short time while some will remain on roll for their entire GCSE courses. In the last academic year, we worked with 210 students.

Arranging a visit to The Limes College

Visits are welcome by arrangement, please contact Lisa Parry (HR Manager) on 020 8652 1150.

School location

Sutton West Centre, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 2SD

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