Construction Multi-Skills Teacher

(Inner London Teacher’s Pay Scales (UNQ,MPS,UPS) + SEN dependant on experience and qualifications (Opportunity for additional TLR payments for candidates with leadership experience))
Location: Nightingale Community Academy, Tooting, SW17 7DF Hours: Full Time

Closing Date: 20/10/2020


Job Description

This unique opportunity would allow you to set up a new curriculum delivering City and Guilds qualifications to very small groups of students aged 14-19 in an impressive workshop space.

Secondary Teacher Construction – Job Description

Person Specification

You should hold Qualified Teacher Status (or QTS anticipated or prepared to study/achieve QTS or equivalent).

We are looking for an experienced practitioner with relevant trade qualifications and recent industry experience, passion, knowledge and skills to deliver Entry Level 3- Level 2 qualifications to young people with a range of special educational needs. You will need to have enthusiasm and patience to personalise learning and have the communication skills needed to make network links with local industry to help our student’s transition from sixth form to employment or further training.

You will have high expectations, a love of challenge and a determination to make a difference to the lives of our learners. For the right candidates we can also offer the opportunity for additional leadership responsibility to make full use of any previous experience.

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).

Since the start of the school in September 2016, the principal and his leadership team have shown a tireless determination to improve the education it offers. Their ‘no excuses’ approach means that nothing other than the highest quality of education is good enough. (Ofsted February 2019)

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.

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 Principal 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: 20th October 2020

Shortlisting Date: 21st October 2020

Interview Date: 22nd – 23rd October 2020

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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