This job expired on 22 October 2023

  • Start date details

    At earliest opportunity

  • Closing date

    22 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: 32.50 Hours per Week - Monday to Friday

Contract type


Pay scale

Salary MPS/UPS + SEN Allowance

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
  • Have GCSE Grade C or above in mathematics or English or equivalent qualification
  • Are willing to undertake regular training and professional development as and when required
  • Have working knowledge of SEND Code of Practice 0-25 years
  • Have experience of teaching children or young people with SEND including Autism in a mainstream, resource base or special school setting
  • Have the ability to teach all subjects
  • Can remain calm under pressure
  • Are committed to supporting the aims of the academy

What the school offers its staff

  • An exciting opportunity to join a brand-new school with strong partnerships to the academy schools’ network and other local schools and organisation’s
  • A high priority to your own learning, including access to tailored CPD and coaching
  • Leading employment benefits including access to pension scheme and employee assistance programmes
  • Opportunities to grow your career and for professional development as we encourage collaboration between our academies
  • An opportunity to join a team of dedicated and hard-working professionals who put our pupils at the centre of everything they do and are constantly striving to improve their knowledge, skills and practice

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 Discovery Academy

School type
Free School, ages 7 to 16
School size
97 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 16
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Discovery Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email awoodcock@nexusmat.org.

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