Teacher of Science, Nottinghamshire

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Foxwood AcademyNottinghamshire
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Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: M1 – UPR3 + SEN allowance (dependant on experience)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

This role would suit an NQT, a teacher with SEN experience or a mainstream teacher looking to make a change. This may be a ‘lead teacher’ role for the right candidate.     

Foxwood Academy is a friendly 3-19 special school in Nottinghamshire, we were graded good by Ofsted in October 2017 and are looking to build a strong and effective team to take us into 2018 and beyond.

Our students needs are varied but in general we cater for children and young people with moderate and severe learning difficulties. Many of our children and young people have a diagnosis of Autistim and a proportion have additional speech and language needs. Many of our children have spent time in mainstream settings but move to Foxwood for a more specialised environment and curriculum.

Progression for students through the Academy is via Pre-Formal, Semi-Formal or Formal pathways to meet their diverse needs and aspirations. The Preparing for Adulthood (PfA) framework is being used to reform our curriculum and includes outstanding provision in preparing young people for employment and their futures. We offer accreditation to our 14-19 year old young people up to GCSE level.

The Academy has established a broad and balanced curriculum built on values and principles that ensure all students are well prepared for life in modern Britain.

We are looking for a candidate who will:

  • Be able to work with small groups of children and young people with additional needs and provide education and opportunities to give them the best start in life.
  • Be an excellent and reflective classroom practitioner with high expectations of all children and young people.
  • Be able to lead, plan and develop a creative, stimulating and appropriate learning activities;
  • Be able to effectively track student progress, attainment, attendance and analyse data effectively;
  • Be able to use assessment data to put into place a range of intervention strategies to ensure that all pupils make good progress and achieve high standards;
  • Be able to engage and support parents and students in the Academy;
  • Be able to work in collaboration with support staff, phase leaders and external agencies to ensure all students achieve the best possible outcomes; have the ability to motivate, enthuse, engage and inspire our children and young people;
  • Be able to demonstrate flexibility, good teamwork and a commitment to the school’s values;

We will offer you:

  • Training and CPD to suit your individual training requirements.
  • A committed, friendly, welcoming and supportive staff team;
  • Excellent support from the headteacher, senior leadership team and governing body;
  • High quality and bespoke professional and career development opportunities;
  • Opportunities and potential for future leadership roles.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and recommended. Please contact the school office, who will be happy to arrange a mutually convenient time for a visit.

Further information and application forms are available from the school office, E Teach and on the school website.

Closing Date 29th March 2018 at 12 noon.

 Interviews: W/C 23rd April

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More about Foxwood Academy
Address: Derby Road, Bramcote, Nottingham, NG9 3GF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 115 9177202