Longspee Academy is seeking to appoint a dynamic, outstanding practitioner who is looking for a rewarding role which is totally focused on improving outcomes for vulnerable learners. We are looking for candidates who are passionate and ambitious with a drive and commitment to improve the life chances of our young people. You will have a dynamic, exceptional and creative approach to improving the teaching and learning in a way that benefits all children.
As part of the Longspee team, the role is a Primary Class Teacher, with the ideal candidate having SEND teaching experience, preferably across the Key Stages, and a solid understanding of the SEND Code of Practice.
The post is based at Longspee Academy who work with children from KS1 through to KS3 who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs (SEMH). We also provide education for children with Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC).
The successful candidate will be part of the Longspee team, a school which is part of the Ambitions Academy Trust. We will offer you the opportunity to become part of an ambitious team who work in partnership with colleagues from specialist and mainstream contexts.
As part of the team, you will need to continue to embed our vision and core values and share our inspirational mantra “Happy, Safe, Progress”.
It is the intention of Ambitions Academies Trust to use its resources flexibly to meet the needs of pupils. All staff are therefore allocated to a place of work, however, Ambitions Academies Trust reserves the right to require staff to support the needs of our pupils throughout the Academy as appropriate. This may involve re-location. This is not anticipated to be frequent or indeed regular but you should be aware of this requirement.
In order to be successful in this role:
o You will be enthusiastic, motivated and highly emotionally resilient
o You will be committed and prepared to meet the needs of our challenging young people
o You will be able to work successfully with a range of agencies beyond the school and represent our organisation in a professional manner
o You will be able to work in partnership with others and committed to working as part of a wider team
o You will promote the vision and values of Ambitions Academies’ Trust at all times
We will provide:
o Bespoke continuing professional development
o Trust-wide opportunities
o Promotion of health/work/life balance
o A positive and welcoming environment
Alongside these attributes, candidates should be able to demonstrate a secure track record of improving outcomes for pupils academically, socially and emotionally and a commitment to ongoing CPD.
Ambitions Academies Trust
- English secondary schools