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Nurture Teacher to teach English and Maths to Yr7&8 Nurture Group

Portslade Aldridge Community AcademyBrighton and Hove

As our roll increases we are seeking new staff to join our team.  We are seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic teacher to join our teaching staff to take responsibility for a nurture group in year 7 and one in year 8.  These groups will be made up of students who are not yet at age expectation in literacy and/or numeracy.  The role of the nurture teacher will be to teach this group of students both English and Maths.  The post is a new role at PACA.  Our aim is to see these groups make progress to catch up their literacy and numeracy skills, as well as work on socialization skills where necessary in order that they can successfully access the mainstream curriculum in Year 9.  The post is a main scale role, with additional planning and preparation time to facilitate the particular requirements of working across two departments.

Portslade Aldridge Community Academy is an 11-16 state funded Academy.  PACA is part of the Aldridge Multi-Academy Trust. As a group of schools, we are collectively committed to developing all members of staff through our school coaching programme.  We operate whole school training and development in curriculum design, school culture as well as subject specific training in pedagogy.

The successful candidate will be an excellent practitioner with real enthusiasm for working with children, they will share a fascination in learning and they will be committed to ever improving their teaching. They will have experience of primary school teaching methods and will be ready to apply those methods in a secondary setting

Portslade Aldridge Community Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please complete an application form, which you can download from the PACA website at https://www.paca.uk.com/work-at-paca/ and send with a supporting letter outlining how your previous experience would enable you to fulfil this role and send to Sheila Cahill, Executive Assistant at s.cahill@paca.uk.com

Interviews:  week commencing 8th March 2021

The Principal reserves the right to interview an outstanding candidate prior to the closing date without notice.

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