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.
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.
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.
Further details and how to apply
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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.