Focusing on learners who can benefit from small, supportive alternative education provision.
The Academy is an alternative education provision for learners aged 11 to 16-years-old, whose needs cannot be met within a mainstream environment. The Academy provides placements for young people in the Gravesend, Kent area who exhibit social, emotional and behavioural concerns.
We believe that all learners have the ability to succeed and make the most of the next stages of their lives. We promote key life skills so that they have the confidence and tools to reach their full potential as learners and citizens.
We are looking to appoint a Teacher (or UQT) of Mechanics who has recent and relevant experience to be able to instruct students in motor vehicle studies. An enthusiastic, adaptable Teacher of Mechanics who will support our students and be part of the Academy's future development and improvement. The role will be both challenging and highly rewarding.
We have an outstanding brand new motor vehicle facility on-site and will be offering courses to our pupils including Entry Level, Level 1 and sometimes Level 2 courses.
You will be a highly effective teacher and tutor who supports and challenges all students to achieve their full potential.
Planning, resourcing and delivering high-quality lessons to meet each individual's needs across the full age range of the school.
Regularly assessing learning to review and deepen knowledge, skills and understanding.
Monitoring and recording the progress of students and ensuring that feedback given to them enables them to progress and succeed.
Maintaining a thorough and up to date knowledge of the teaching subject(s) and taking into account relevant curriculum developments.
Ensuring that as a result of your teaching, students make good progress and achieve well relative to their prior attainment.
Facilitating appropriate national accreditation for all eligible students on a stage appropriate basis, aiming for all students to achieve their potential
QTS Teacher / UQT
You will be an enthusiastic, adaptable teacher who wants to support our students and be part of our Academy's future development and improvement. The role will be both challenging and highly rewarding.
The successful candidate will need to be:
Able to inspire, support and challenge students in equal measure.
An effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills.
Resilient and keen to embrace working in an Academy that supports students with challenging behaviour.
An excellent team player who enjoys working collaboratively to provide maximum support and excellent learning opportunities for all students.
An outstanding classroom practitioner prepared to teach a range of subjects, who is passionate about encouraging all to progress.
Salary / Scale: MPR + SEN allowance or UQT
Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £40.00