Class Teacher (Music, IT, Motor Mechanics)

(Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale + SEN dependant on experience and qualifications)
Location: Nightingale Community Academy, Tooting, SW17 7DF Hours: Full Time

Closing Date: 05/11/2018


Job Description

Full Job Description – Class Teacher Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification

We are looking for someone with drive, creativity and a passion for teaching to join our team and contribute to our fast improving school. Academy Status brings new opportunities and we are looking for new team members who can add value by delivering ‘quality first’ learning experiences that challenge and engage. Experience of working with learners with SEN in either a mainstream or special setting is desirable but not essential. What is imperative is that you have high expectations, a love of challenge and a determination to make a difference to the lives of our learners.

Further Information

The Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (OHCAT) is a multi-academy trust which became the sponsor of Nightingale Community Academy on 1st September 2016. The Trust is a specialist provider with a strong track record in contributing to improving the education offer for young learners with Special Educational Needs (SEN).

Nightingale Community Academy caters for learners aged 5-19 who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health as their primary SEN need. Some learners also have Autistic Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, or other learning difficulties. At Nightingale Community Academy we are committed to raising the expectations of our learner group, removing barriers to learning and delivering attainment at the highest level.

Nightingale Community Academy is committed to a multi-disciplinary approach to meeting learners’ needs, and promotes high quality professional development for all staff.

Application Guidance

It is strongly advised that you contact the school to arrange a visit. To arrange, or to discuss the post further with the Principal or Assistant Head please email info@nightingaleca.org or phone to make an appointment.

To apply for the role please send your completed application to info@nightingaleca.org.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.     

Closing Date: 12pm Monday 5th November 2018

Interview Date: 7th – 9th November 2018

Nightingale Community Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

The principal and leadership team, well supported by the Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust, have provided strong leadership, which has had a positive impact on the school’s effectiveness. As a result, there have been improvements in all areas, most noticeably in pupils’ behaviour and attitudes, the curriculum and in the wider opportunities for pupils.

Ofsted, February 2019

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