Hours of work: Full-time teachers' hours
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Wednesday 12 May 2021, noon
Interview date: Week beginning Monday 17 May 2021
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.
The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision. Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.
If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.
About the role
Senior Teacher - Curriculum The Workplace
Permanent, Full Time
MPS 1-6/UPS 1-3
PLUS TLR2b allowance of £4,783 per annum & SEN allowance of £2,270 per annum
The Workplace is a newly opened Alternative Provision (AP) Free School, focussing on founding principles of rigour, enterprise, industry and partnerships. The Workplace offers high quality vocational education in industry standard settings, alongside high quality delivery of core Maths, English and Science. The school offers full-time education to students who require a curriculum beyond the mainstream offer. The School is part of the SABDEN Multi-Academy Trust (MAT), a successful MAT specialising in Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) and AP education.
SABDEN MAT is an aspirational and supportive Trust, aiming to create a warm, caring, stable, supportive environment in which all staff and pupils feel safe. We are three special schools, a secure unit, a large countywide alternative provision, a vocational free school and one of five teaching schools within East Sussex. We strive to discover success through learning, self-belief and achievement. Pupils are empowered to take responsibility through a personalised curriculum supported by secure systems.
The Senior Teacher (Curriculum) is a new role, and associate SLT position. The successful candidate will be responsible for the line management of Vocational Instructors, and the performance of vocational areas. They will develop strong links between core and vocational subjects and will develop a robust Enterprise offer including the delivery of a Technical Award in Enterprise. The successful candidate will also take responsibility for elements of the industry, enterprise & partnerships school strategic plan including CEIAG, work experience and links with industry.
You will be an outstanding classroom practitioner, with experience of delivering or managing vocational qualifications (BTEC/IMI/VTCT). You will have a clear view of, and high value for the role CEIAG and an understanding of the Gatsby benchmarks for CEIAG. You will have an inclusive view of education, and be confident in developing whole school approaches.
The successful candidate will be joining a Trust and school that continues to be ambitious in its drive to improve outcomes for our pupils. You will join a highly dedicated and professional staff team and be part of a supportive working and learning environment, where your professional development is highly valued.
We strongly encourage you to visit our school and if you would like to see us prior to submitting an application please contact Sandra Water, School Secretary, to arrange a visit. Alternatively, if you wish to have an informal discussion with Gavin Thomas, Principal, this can also be arranged. Please contact The Workplace on 01323 679557 or by email on office.WP@sabden.org.uk.
For an application pack, please visit the vacancy section of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust website here: http://www.sabden.org.uk/216/vacancies
Please send completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information about The Workplace please visit the school's website here: www.sabden.org.uk
The Sabden Multi-Academy Trust has a proven commitment to 'Equality of Opportunity'.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).
For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.