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English Specialist Secondary Teachers for Special Needs Academy

Bader AcademyDoncaster

Commencing: September 2021 or earlier

Salary: MPS / UPS

Brave... Collaborative...Adaptable...Love...Positivity...Future-conscious

Do you have these core traits to be a successful Change Maker through the role of English or  Mathematics specialist at Bader Academy? 

We are proud and excited to be appointing to our brand new school, Bader Academy.

You can help create a forward thinking, innovative culture where pupils and staff can truly flourish.

Bader is being developed to meet the needs of children and young people, aged 5-16, who have an Education, Health and Care Plan with a primary diagnosis of Communication and Interaction Difficulties including Autism and SEMH.

Our ambition and yours will be that Bader becomes a centre of excellence for both the provision of SEND and for promoting the latest inclusive practices within education. 

Our children here at Bader deserve an education that will change their lives and give them the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our staff enjoy a fulfilling career and we focus on realising your potential and maximising your impact.

About the Trust

Nexus Multi Academy Trust was founded in 2016 and has the highest ambitions possible for everyone we work with. 

The vision for Nexus is that we are constantly “Learning together; to be the best we can be.” 

This vision is what we aspire to and is as relatable to every employee and partner of our Trust as it is to our children, young adults and their families.

Our Opportunity

We are looking to appoint qualified teaching colleagues to join our school in September 2021 or sooner.   

We are actively seeking applications for specialist Secondary phase teachers in the areas of English and Mathematics. These subjects will have the highest profile in our school and will support both our subject specific approach and project based learning curriculum. 

We are seeking staff who have the skills, passion and expertise to deliver high quality lessons and have the potential or capacity already, to lead in these subjects. 

We actively welcome applications from existing SEND practitioners looking for a new whole school role as well as colleagues who are looking to move in to SEND sector. We will also consider NQT’s. It goes without saying that we will nurture, support and provide you with the professional development needed for you to succeed. Through our Trust we can also provide the training and development for you to develop skills and qualifications to support you in working with our children and young people.

What you can expect

• An exciting opportunity to join brand new SEND school with a new cohort of pupils 

• An opportunity to work towards a move in to middle leadership 

• A thriving environment where you will be supported and encouraged to think in new ways

• An opportunity to join colleagues who will make you proud to be part of the teaching profession. 

• Access to tailored CPD through Nexus Academies Trust and the Opportunity Area which include NPQML, NPQSL, Ambition School Leadership and SLE involvement.

• Working within a MAT who pride themselves as friendly supportive schools who together are helping to transform communities

The date of commencement for this post will be September 2021 or sooner if possible. Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date.

Further information

We strongly recommend that you visit us so that we can talk with you about this unique and career-defining opportunity and you will have a chance to see what we have to offer. 

For an informal and confidential conversation about the role please contact Viki Drew at 

To arrange a visit and for an application pack, please contact Sharon Liddle at  

Copies of the application information can also be downloaded from the Bader Academy website - 

Bader Academy is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

Closing date for applications: Midnight Sunday 18th April 2021, by email to, addressed for the attention of Sharon Liddle.

Dates for interviews: To be confirmed

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

 Bader Academy – where dreams take flight!

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