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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Geography, History, Physical Education (PE)

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (FTE)

Teacher of Alternative Provision: Humanities and/or PE job summary

Would you like to join the staff team of an expanding Alternative Provision Multi-Academy Trust?

Daylesford Academy, part of the Solihull Alternative Provision Multi Academy Trust (SAPMAT) is an alternative provision where we provide innovative solutions for a number of students for whom mainstream education is simply not working (for a range of reasons). In our short lifetime thus far we have grown considerably and continue to expand as our provision evolves.

As we have developed we have continued to recruit committed, passionate and talented staff who ensure a full range of interventions to help change the outcomes of and life chances for our students for the better.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A clear, consistent and relational approach to working with high-tariff and vulnerable students
  • A passion for pupil progress
  • High expectations and skill in raising standards (behaviour, attendance, academic progress)
  • A vision for obtaining the best outcomes for our students.

The Academy leadership team is determined to give our students the best opportunities possible to become successful, responsible citizens with the best life chances. This is an exciting opportunity for you to progress in an aspirational, therapeutic and innovative environment with students who need you.

If you are a team player who is interested in working with young people in an innovative classroom environment, perhaps with previous experience in an educational environment we would welcome an application from you.

In return, SAPMAT will offer you:

  • The chance to make a real difference in the lives of our children
  • A friendly and supportive team
  • Continuous professional development
  • The opportunity to grow your own career within the trust
  • Employee benefits including Staff wellbeing program

Please refer to the Recruitment Pack, Job Description & Person Specification for full details of this opening.

SAPMAT and its member schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners according to child protection and safeguarding guidelines and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The post you are applying for is classed as having a high degree of contact with children and involves “regulated activity”. As such it is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

SAPMAT are a socially inclusive and equal opportunities Trust and are committed to actively promoting equal opportunities for all our staff and pupils. As part of the recruitment process, we collect and process personal data relating to job applicants. We are committed to being transparent about how we collect and use this data, in accordance with UK GDPR.

Commitment to safeguarding

Solihull Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants, as well as two satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks. We are a socially inclusive and equal opportunities academy and committed to actively promoting equal opportunities for all our staff and pupils.

We provide all members of staff who join Solihull Academy Trust with a full induction programme.

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About Daylesford Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
School size
11 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Daylesford Academy is a small 35 place alternative provision who offer a nurturing approach to support vulnerable pupils who cannot manage in a mainstream setting. Class size is no more than 6 pupils, and each class has the support of a Teaching Assistant. We have an ARC, which caters for our more vulnerable pupils including those who need one to one support according to their Educational Health and Care Plan.

Restorative practice is used throughout the Academy to resolve conflict and de-escalate situations. Through its application, it means that suspensions are low and vulnerable pupils are in school and not missing out on their education.

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