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The Ascent Academies’ Trust is a small but growing partnership of Special Academies in the North East which aims to develop special needs provision across the region. The Trust has a high focus on providing high quality professional development opportunities for all staff.

 

Instructor (secondary department) Hope Wood Academy (temporary)

Together we build brighter futures for our young people with special educational needs.

The Ascent Academies’ Trust was founded in 2012 and is a family of four special academies in the North East of England, over three different local authorities. We are a collaborative group of academies who work closely with one another in order to achieve the best outcomes for our young people. As a result, our academies have improved year on year and all academies are currently at least Good from an Ofsted rating, with some individual areas rated Outstanding. This is an exciting time to join our Trust as we look to set out our next steps in creating brilliant schools.

 

We are an ethical Trust whose vision and values are aligned to equality and diversity, collaboration and lifelong learning.

 

Post:                           Instructor (Secondary department)

Grade:                        SO1 (23,447-£24,999 actual salary)

Hours:                        37 hours per week

Contract term:           Temporary

Location:                    Hope Wood Academy

 

What we need:

  • Outstanding practitioners with obvious professionalism, expertise and enthusiasm
  • An organised, digitally competent person, able to formulate and secure school improvement 
  • A commitment to and a passion for building a brighter future for young people with Special Educational Needs
  • Someone who will embrace being part of a family of schools, sharing good practice and collaborating with others across a Trust. 
  • An enthusiastic and positive approach within the classroom part of the wider school and family of schools
  • Commitment to own professional development and to enhance those of others in order that we can respond to the needs of our young people
  • Consistently high expectations and aspirations for our young people and yourself
  • A commitment to fresh and exciting methods of delivering the curriculum
  • A relentless drive to secure the best possible outcomes for all young people in our academies
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Complete commitment to the core values of Ascent

 

We can offer you:

  • An opportunity to work with highly-skilled professionals who love what they do
  • Chance to work with our amazing young people and their families
  • Excellent career development and progression opportunities
  • Comprehensive induction programme
  • Opportunity to work across all ages and abilities within the Trust
  • Opportunity to work in settings which value multi-disciplinary ways of working
  • Access to a range of subject and SEND specific networks, regionally and nationally
  • An exciting and extensive commitment to high quality professional development, identified through a strong appraisal process
  • A comprehensive wellbeing and support package for staff

 

These are exceptional opportunities to make a difference within a positive and exciting environment. If you share our community’s ethos of diversity and collaboration, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

 

For an informal discussion about these posts please contact Adele Pearson, Head of Hope Wood Academy on Tel: 07415 565542 or email [email protected]

 

To apply for this post, please click on the link below and then create/login to your NEJobs account:

https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Instructor_Secondary_department_Hope_Wood_Academy_Temporary_/209171

 

Closing Date: Monday 28th June 2021 at 9.00am

Interview: Thursday 8th July 2021

Teacher PMLD (secondary department) Hope Wood Academy

Together we build brighter futures for our young people with special educational needs.

The Ascent Academies’ Trust was founded in 2012 and is a family of four special academies in the North East of England, over three different local authorities. We are a collaborative group of academies who work closely with one another in order to achieve the best outcomes for our young people. As a result, our academies have improved year on year and all academies are currently at least Good from an Ofsted rating, with some individual areas rated Outstanding. This is an exciting time to join our Trust as we look to set out our next steps in creating brilliant schools.

 

We are an ethical Trust whose vision and values are aligned to equality and diversity, collaboration and lifelong learning.

 

Posts:                         Teacher PMLD (Secondary department)

Scale:                         MPS/UPS

Allowance:                 SEN1

Days:                          Full time

Contract term:           Permanent

Location:                    Hope Wood Academy

 

 

What we need:

  • Outstanding practitioners with obvious professionalism, expertise and enthusiasm
  • An organised, digitally competent person, able to formulate and secure school improvement 
  • A commitment to and a passion for building a brighter future for young people with Special Educational Needs, particularly for those pupils with PMLD
  • Someone who will embrace being part of a family of schools, sharing good practice and collaborating with others across a Trust. 
  • An enthusiastic and positive approach within the classroom part of the wider school and family of schools
  • Commitment to own professional development and to enhance those of others in order that we can respond to the needs of our young people
  • Consistently high expectations and aspirations for our young people and yourself
  • A commitment to fresh and exciting methods of delivering the curriculum
  • A relentless drive to secure the best possible outcomes for all young people in our academies
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Complete commitment to the core values of Ascent

 

We can offer you:

  • An opportunity to work with highly-skilled professionals who love what they do
  • Chance to work with our amazing young people and their families
  • Excellent career development and progression opportunities
  • Comprehensive induction programme
  • Opportunity to work across all ages and abilities within the Trust
  • Opportunity to work in settings which value multi-disciplinary ways of working
  • Access to a range of subject and SEND specific networks, regionally and nationally
  • An exciting and extensive commitment to high quality professional development, identified through a strong appraisal process
  • A comprehensive wellbeing and support package for staff

 

These are exceptional opportunities to make a difference within a positive and exciting environment. If you share our community’s ethos of diversity and collaboration, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

 

Our current experienced PMLD Teacher is retiring this summer and we are looking to expand our team of specialists in this area. We would love to chat with you if you are interested.

 

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Adele Pearson, Head of Hope Wood Academy on Tel: 07415 565542 or email [email protected]

 

To apply for this post, please click on the link below and then create/login to your NEJobs account:

https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Teacher_PMLD_secondary_department_Hope_Wood_Academy/209149

 

Closing Date: Monday 5th July 2021 at 9.00am

Interview: Monday 12th July 2021

 

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people with Special Needs and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Trust safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with Sunderland Local Safeguarding Board Procedures.