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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 April 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: 35 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

Plus Regional Allowance £1000 per annum (pro rata)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job Title: Class Teacher

*Salary: MPS - UPS + SEN 1 Plus Regional Allowance £1000 per annum (pro rata)

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

Interview Date: Week commencing 20th May 2024

Reference No(s): 0000000227

Location: Headington Oxfordshire Closing Date: Monday 13th May 2024

Start Date: 1st September 2024

Applications from Early Careers Teachers (ECT) would also be welcomed.

MacIntyre Academies Trust opened its first academy in Headington, Oxford in September 2014. Endeavour Academy is a school for children and young people with autism and associated Moderate/Severe Learning Disabilities aged from 8 to 19 years old. MacIntyre Academies is sponsored by MacIntyre Charity, which over the last 50 years has developed a strong reputation nationally as a high-quality, person-centred organisation.

The Role

We are currently recruiting for an inspirational and creative Class Teacher to join the school. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of something special and change the lives of vulnerable young people.

Reporting to the Assistant or Deputy Principal you will be responsible for the delivery of teaching and learning within the age range of 8-19 years, following the school’s bespoke curriculum framework, whilst looking for continuous improvement by monitoring and assessing the progress and attainment of our young people. You will line manage teaching support staff and provide effective communication and guidance surrounding lesson requirements. You will also work closely with colleagues in the residential provision (Endeavour House) to ensure delivery and commitment to the Waking Day Curriculum.

You will work closely with internal and external stakeholders to successfully deliver the vision, ethos, aims and objectives of the academy. This will enable successful learning and achievement by young people and sustained improvement in their spiritual, moral, social, cultural, mental and physical well-being in preparation for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life.

You will need to be an exceptional classroom practitioner, hold QTS and have demonstrable experience of working with Children and Young people with Autism, associated challenging behaviour and other complex needs. You will need to demonstrate resilience and compassion in line with our compassionate school's ethos and you will be able to implement strategies for raising achievement and be committed to your further professional development.

What the school offers its staff

In return, we can offer you a competitive salary, plus a MAT Life Day (one additional day a year for you to take off) and the teacher pension scheme. We have an enhanced Sick Pay policy. We have an excellent Employee Assistance Programme to support your health and wellbeing as well as an annual flu jab, full induction, training and career opportunities. This is on top of termly You Are Awesome awards, an annual Big Thank you day and whole trust CPD.

MacIntyre Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and registration with the DBS Update Service together with all other relevant recruitment checks including obtaining references. This post includes engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide: DBS filtering guide - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Referees will be asked to assess the suitability of candidates to work with vulnerable adults, children or young people and will be verbally verified. Individual Safeguarding Policies for our Academies can be found on our website under ‘Essential Information’ and candidates will be asked about this as part of the recruitment process.

*Salaries are based on full-time equivalent (FTE) per annum and are dependent upon experience

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 Endeavour Academy, Oxford

School type
Academy, ages 8 to 19
School size
32 pupils enrolled
Age range
8 to 19

School location

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