Full Time - Permanent (32.5 Hours per Week)
About this job
The Tuition Centre is the PRU (Pupil Referral Unit) for Barking and Dagenham. It provides education for up to 100 pupils 11-16 including full time education for permanently excluded pupils, up to 30 KS3 pupils on a 6 week respite programme and pupils on 6 Day+ fixed term exclusions. Its core purpose is to raise the attainment and support the well-being of young people who are not in mainstream schools for a variety of reasons, including exclusion, challenging behaviour and social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) issues.
As English Subject Leader, you will play a key role in leading and developing outstanding and innovative practice. We are seeking a well-qualified, efficient flexible and committed individual who is passionate about their subject and is able to motivate, support, challenge and enthuse students of all abilities. You will play a key role in raising standards and educational achievements and will understand the barriers to learning which have previously held our students back, including challenging behaviour and low literacy levels
This is an excellent opportunity for a high calibre individual who is experienced in providing quality first teaching and interventions and meeting the needs of young people with vision, determination and creativity. You will also demonstrate the skills necessary to manage others and to model good practice, including excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Visits to the centre are welcome and can be arranged by contacting Mrs Mandy Little at Mlittle@tution-c.bardaglea.org.uk or telephone 020 8270 6734
A job description, person specification and application form can be downloaded from the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham website.
All employees are required to abide by the Equalities and Diversity policies of the borough.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on successful applicants including a Disclosure Check and applicants will be required to complete a “Disqualification by Association” applicant declaration as part of the safeguarding procedure.
Closing Date: 05 May 2017 (23:59pm)
Interviews w/c: 08 May 2017
If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the online application by visiting the LBBD Website:
Working together for a borough that is safe, clean, fair and respectful, prosperous and healthy, and where young people are inspired and successful.
Promoting equal opportunities and celebrating diversity.