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Job details
Employer Hope Wood Academy
Location Durham, County
Salary SO1 (actual salary £21,934 - £23,385)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

Hope Wood Academy is an all age special academy in Easington, Co Durham. It is part of the Ascent Academies Trust, which comprises five special academies in the North East. As part of the staff team you will play a key role in the achievement and development of students.

The principal responsibilities of this post are for the implementation and delivery of study programmes for students aged 16-19 and facilitation a learning experience which prepares students for adulthood. Candidates should be well organised and be able to work as part of a team, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be flexible. Candidates will possess 5 x GCSE A*-C or equivalent including Maths and English, a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject and have experience of working with young people aged 16+ with SEN.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Adele Pearson, Head of Academy Tel: 0191 5691420

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people with Special Needs and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification for this post can be downloaded from our website listed under job vacancies. Completed applications are to be returned via email to or direct to Human Resources, Portland Academy, Weymouth Road, Sunderland SR3 2NQ FAO Adam Raine. 

Closing Date: Thursday 23rd November 2017 at 12 noon

Interview: Friday 8th December 2017

About the employer

Locations and contacts

Crawlaw Road
Easington Colliery
County Durham
United Kingdom
+44 191 527 3320