Design & Technology Teacher, Nightingale Community Academy

( Teacher’s Inner London Main FTE £36,745-£47,666 and Upper Pay Scale FTE £52,526-£56,959 Plus SEN Allowance, Recruitment and Retention Allowance available for exceptional candidates.)
Location: Nightingale Community Academy, Beechcroft Road, London SW17 7DF Hours: Full time, all year round

Closing Date: 26/01/2024


Job Description

Design & Technology Teacher, Nightingale Community Academy

Salary: Teacher’s Inner London Main FTE £36,745-£47,666 and Upper Pay Scale FTE £52,526-£56,959 Plus SEN Allowance, Recruitment and Retention Allowance available for exceptional candidates.

Location: Nightingale Community Academy, Beechcroft Road, London SW17 7DF

Working Pattern: Full time, all year round

Nightingale Community Academy is a special school in Wandsworth for up to 120 boys aged 5 to 19 who have social, emotional and mental health needs.

 

Primary pupils benefit from a purpose-built classroom hub and outdoor adventure playground and access to weekly music lessons and a comprehensive therapy service. Secondary and post-16 students are offered a broad curriculum including vocational courses such as motor vehicle studies, construction, horticulture and hospitality. All pupils benefit from regular animal therapy at Tom’s Farm, which is located on the spacious school site.

 

Staff at Nightingale Community Academy take pride in the development of young people in a safe and stimulating environment and are offered a rewarding and varied career in return. To find out more about us visit www.nightingaleca.org

 

We are seeking a Design & Technology teacher with enthusiasm, creativity and a passion for teaching to join our team and contribute to our school. You will plan differentiated work to meet the needs of individuals and groups promoting progression, continuity and quality of learning by having clear intentions for children’s learning and by using your knowledge of school policies and National Curriculum requirements. You will support the pastoral needs of the students, creating a safe nurturing space within your classroom that allows students to grow as people and develop a positive sense of self concept, emotional resilience and positive self-esteem. You should be able to accurately assess need, deliver teaching reflective of need, and measure targeted incremental progress, in order that students are prepared for transition and integration into their next appropriate phase of education.

 

Please see the attached job description and person specification for full details on the role and the skills, experience and knowledge we are looking for.

 

Nightingale Community Academy is part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust, an established family of specialist academies and college centres that provide for over 1500 pupils and students with a wide range of learning abilities and additional needs. To find out more about us, and what makes us a special place to work please visit https://www.ohcat.org/work-for-us/

 

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact the reception on: 020 8074 9096 or info@nightingaleca.org to make an appointment.

 

 

Person Specification

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To apply for this role, please click here. You will be redirected to apply via our online TES portal.

Your application form will be scored according to each of the requirements laid out in the person specification for this role. Please demonstrate in your statement how your experience, skills and knowledge match the criteria that are required for the role.

 

Please note that CV applications cannot be considered.

 

Closing Date:                                           Friday 26th January 2024

 

Interviews will take place from:             w/c 5th February 2024

 

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

Appointments made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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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