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Core Teacher

Amber Valley & Erewash Support CentreIlkeston

Job Title: Core Teacher

Location: AVESC, Kirk Hallam site, Windsor Crescent, Kirk Hallam, Ilkeston, DE7 4HD

Grade/Scale: MPS + SEN 1 Actual Salary £25,714 to £36,961 + £2,270

Start date: asap

Contract: Full-time Teacher, Permanent

The Amber Valley and Erewash Support Centre is a pupil referral unit providing education to students who are at risk of permanent exclusion or who have already been permanently excluded from mainstream education. Our provision caters for students in Key Stages 2, 3 and 4, at sites located in Ilkeston, Kirk Hallam, Sawley and Chesterfield.

We are seeking to appoint a talented and enthusiastic core teacher with excellent interpersonal skills to work at our Kirk Hallam site. 

The Kirk Hallam site works with primary and secondary aged pupils who have been, or are at risk, of permanent exclusion from mainstream school. 

Reporting directly to the Site Lead, the ideal candidate will inspire, motivate, challenge and support students to reach their full potential, have a good understanding of their academic, social and emotional needs, be a team player and have a positive approach to challenge and change.

Applicants should also have good knowledge and experience of working with disaffected pupils in a mainstream school or alternative provision type setting, especially at KS2. An affinity for pupils with behaviour, emotional and social difficulties is an essential quality for this challenging but rewarding opportunity.

Benefits include Teachers Pension Scheme, Westfield Health membership and free parking.

For further information, please contact Kay Pilkington, School Business Officer on 0115 850 0826, via email to or visit our website at Please use the relevant application form on the MAT website or apply via TES; CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 19 December 2021 (midday) 

Interview date: w/c 20 December 2021 (At Kirk Hallam Site, Ilkeston, DE7 4HD)

Esteem Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its students.    We expect all staff, volunteers and agency staff to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

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