Career Opportunity

Inclusion Teacher

Summary

Description
Inclusion Teacher
Job Reference
0000000689
Location
The Portsmouth Academy
Closing Date
05/06/2022

Details

Employment Type
Teaching
Hours
32.5
Weeks Per Year
52
Location
The Portsmouth Academy
Minimum Salary
£27,186
Maximum Salary
£42,192
Contract Type
Permanent

Advert Details

Inclusion Teacher 

Salary: £27,186 - £42,192 + SEN Allowance (£2,270 - £4,479 dependent on experience)

Contract: Permanent, full time

Start date: September 2022

Closing Date: 05/06/2022

Interview Date: TBC

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We are seeking to appoint a Qualified Teacher to work within our new inclusion centre opening September 2022 at The Portsmouth Academy. 

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

The Centre is closely linked with the Rainbow Fish Inclusion Centre based at Penhale Infant School.   Both Centre’s support children with complex cognition and learning difficulties, who have an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP). The children will be integrating into mainstream for some learning, with a high level of support to meet their specific needs from the provision staff. Our curriculum centres on each child as an individual, looking at their starting points and next steps.

We would warmly welcome applications for teachers with a primary background who are looking to experience working with older students.

It is an exciting time to be joining the hardworking and committed staff at The Portsmouth Academy, our brand new Aspire building launched in September 2020 boasting excellent facilities and panoramic views of the city, as well as additional refurbishment in the existing building.  

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“Leaders have dramatically improved the quality of teaching, learning and assessment… consequently, the quality of teaching, learning and assessment is consistently good and continues to improve.” – Ofsted, April 2017

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The Academy is focused on providing an inclusive education for all children and ensuring that every child has access to the same opportunities. The Portsmouth Academy’s vision and ethos is rooted in developing aspirational and self-reflective learners who are able to think for themselves and be valuable members of their community. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum in both KS3 and 4, placing significant importance on cultural capital alongside academic achievement.

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What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Be a qualified teacher
  • Experience teaching within an SEN/ Inclusion setting would be advantageous, either in a secondary or upper KS2 setting.
  • Passionate about teaching and learning and have a positive outlook and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good or Outstanding classroom practice, being able to plan and deliver a creative, adaptive and stimulating curriculum
  • Provide a differentiated, balanced, progressive, varied and stimulating curriculum in line with statutory and school requirements while taking into account each pupils’ special educational needs.
  • You will be dedicated to ensure that all of our children achieve their very best
  • An aspiring leader of learning and happy to grasp exciting CPD opportunities  
  • Contribute to the values, ethos and the development of our schools.
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The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth. 

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

  • Think about their Thinking
  • Be their Best self
  • Shape their Success
In this way we transform life chances

Click Here To view our Trust video to gain an insight into The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

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What our Trust will offer you:

  • Minimum starting salary £27,186 for all ECTs
  • Revised Teacher Pay scale to retain and reward excellent teachers
  • The opportunity to work with and support happy children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos. 
  • Vast support network from senior leaders and other teachers within the school and our Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits.
  • Regular opportunities to meet and share best practice with the relevant year group teachers of the other Portsmouth Primary Schools within our trust
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice
  • Excellent CPD opportunities including our Early career, Middle and Senior Leadership programmes
  • As an accredited Chartered Teacher organisation you can become a recognised Charted Teacher 
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working in our school, benefitting from a supportive network of teachers across our large academy and our Trust and you are keen to progress your career, then please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

To arrange an informal conversation with the Curriculum Lead, please contact Sue Wood Executive PA s.wood@tsatrust.org.uk   

If you experience any issues in applying for this role via our careers site, please click here to submit an application via Microsoft Forms

If this position  is not quite right for you, but you would be interested for any other positions within our Trust please click here to join our Talent Pool.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

 

Documents

The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

Inclusion Teacher KS3 and 4 JD.pdf

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Please note that applications are submitted through our recruitment provider Jane Systems via https://applicant.website