Classroom Teacher

Yeoman Park AcademyNottinghamshire

Yeoman Park Academy would like to appoint an outstanding, creative and committed KS4/5 teacher to work in our Upper Team Unit to facilitate and deliver a relevant and meaningful curriculum for groups of students with ASD / SLD working on Aim Awards Personal Progression accreditation and taking part in Transition activities. The academy is due for refurbishment/rebuild in the near future.

Job Title: Classroom Teacher

Status: Permanent

Salary: MPS

Start date: 1 January 2022

Hours of work: Full-time

Closing date:   19 September 2021

Interview date: Week commencing 27 September 2021

Those invited for an interview will be invited into the Academy for a day week commencing 20 September 2021.

Yeoman Park is an outstanding academy for pupils with severe (SLD), profound (PMLD) and complex (ASD) learning difficulties school aged 3-18. The academy provides a stimulating, challenging and safe learning environment where individuals are valued and nurtured.

Qualified teacher status is essential and experience of teaching SEND in a special school environment would be desirable. However, we would welcome applications from newly qualified teachers or those in the early stages of their careers who would like to develop their skills in a special school environment. All applicants would be required to support the development of new initiatives across the academy and MAT.


This is an ideal opportunity to work as part of our Upper Team where students are encouraged to be independent and to make their own decisions. Students follow Aim Awards Personal Progress Accreditation and part of the group works on transitions work with other establishments. The class is based in an Upper Team building that is situated 500 yards from the main school on the same site as The Manor Academy. We have recently occupied the whole building and as such this is real opportunity to develop and shape the site with the rest of the team.


The ideal candidate will:

• be committed to Yeoman Park Academy's ethos of high expectations

• be an excellent teacher and a committed team player

• have a working knowledge of Autistic Spectrum Disorders

• be familiar with the Post 16 curriculum

 • able to work flexibly with the other classes in the same building

• to work effectively with and be able to direct and guide teenagers who happen to have a learning disability

• be able to deliver age-appropriate lessons and stretch the most gifted

• have a proven track record of success

• have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils

• be able to communicate effectively with parents and other professionals


The successful candidate will benefit from:

• full support and induction

• a strong and caring ethos among staff and pupils

• excellent CPD opportunities

• networking opportunities across the Diverse Academies  

• salary sacrifice schemes


We actively encourage enquiries about this role and academy. If you would like to discuss the role please contact Mr Courtney Hoop, Principal at choop@yeomanpark-ac.org.uk

Diverse Academies and its Governors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in their care and expects everybody working for the organisation to share this commitment. To this end we actively seek DBS enhanced clearance check for everybody that is employed by us.

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