Lead for Alternative Provision, Lancashire Burnley

Closing date:Expiring soon

Sir John Thursby Community CollegeLancashire Burnley

Date posted:
Start date: 25.02.2019 or sooner
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Actual £24,382 - £27,848
Contract term: Permanent

Lead for Alternative Provision

Grade 8    Term time +1 wk

37hpw    Actual Salary £24,382 - £27,848

To start 25.02.2019 or sooner

"This is a good school. Pupils are achieving well. Pupils are polite, friendly, wear their uniforms smartly and behave extremely well around school; strong teaching in maths and English."              Ofsted June 2016

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic and driven person, with the skills and ability to support students to help them to attain their full potential. This is a new opportunity to become part of a supportive team, committed to ensuring children, young people and their families in need of help, are safe, healthy and supported to achieve.

It is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to contribute to our work and benefit from an excellent environment, where all staff are encouraged to progress their careers with us. Our state of the art building ensures that our students and staff have the best learning environment in which to achieve.  SJT is a very positive community, with our recent staff survey showing that over 97% of our staff enjoy coming to work and are proud to be part of our school. At SJT we view the professional development of all staff as a priority and you will be joining a successful and committed team.

We are looking for a Lead for Alternative Provision who will:

• work with other senior staff on issues of behaviour, developing and implementing policies and procedures to overcome obstacles to learning and improve participation in learning and school life 

• take a leading role in our internal alternative provision for students requiring medical, behaviour or emotional support with curriculum access

• manage a team, with appropriate deployment of staff, to ensure students have the opportunity to maximise their potential through accessing an appropriate curriculum

• bring knowledge and experience to work with the Assistant Headteacher to produce schemes of learning and assess students’ progress towards targets in individual action plans

• demonstrate a passion and commitment to raise standards and achievement through implementing appropriate interventions for children unable to access mainstream lessons

• model commitment, resilience, patience, hard work and a good sense of humour

The successful candidate will fully embrace our ethos of ‘Belong, Believe Achieve’ whilst bringing fresh ideas that will build on current strengths and achievements. 

Further details and application form are available from the college website or Irene Hayhurst (on behalf of the Headteacher) as detailed below.

For an application pack please:

• telephone 01282 682313

• or email i.hayhurst@sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk 

• or download from the college website:  www.sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk

Send your completed Application form to: i.hayhurst@sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk

Closing date:  9am Monday 21st January 2019

Interviews:  w/c 28th January 2019

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

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More about Sir John Thursby Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Eastern Avenue, Burnley, Lancashire, BB10 2AT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1282 682 313
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