Contractual type: Full time - permanent
Start date: 03.01.2022 (subject to clearances)
Salary: £25,714.00- £36,597.00 per annum depending on experience
At Catch22, we are proud of our reputation as a modern and progressive employer. Our 1,300 colleagues and 300 volunteers work at every stage of the social welfare cycle, supporting over 60,000 individuals from cradle to career.
Catch22 schools help vulnerable young people with challenging behaviours to realise their full potential.
Our schools offer a range of tailored support programmes targeted at young people who fall into high-risk groups in all key stages, including those who are excluded or at risk of exclusion from mainstream schools or Pupil Referral Units (PRUs), and those with social, emotional and/or mental health needs (SEMH) or special educational needs (SEN).
We are looking for a QTS Secondary English Specialist for the Everitt Academy to provide Education for our students between 9-16 years old.
You will be teaching students who have emotional and behavioural difficulties. The work is intensive requiring flexibility, sensitivity, patience and resilience. An ability to work with and engage all students with creativity and passion towards all subjects is essential.
The Everitt Academy is a Special Education school that was proposed by Suffolk County Council and is part of Catch22 Multi Academies Trust.(MAT). The Academy offers full time education and therapeutic support to 50 vulnerable children in the Waveney district, aged 9 to 16-years-old with social, emotional and mental health needs that cannot be adequately supported in mainstream schools.
You will be part of an effective team where communication and professionalism is paramount. The work, whilst challenging, is extremely rewarding. Primarily you will be required to teach, produce schemes of work and lesson plans. Building rapport with students/families/carers is key to this role and you will need to liaise with a variety of agencies to problem-solve student issues and barriers to learning.
As a Teacher in our school, your main accountabilities will include:
Teaching and learning:
- Creating an inspirational learning environment with high expectations of learner achievement, success and progression.
- Planning, producing and updating schemes of work to meet curriculum, inspection, and accreditation requirements, taking into account guidance from the DfE and other regulatory bodies to ensure compliance with all current requirements.
- Developing learning resources and learning routes that meet learner needs and the requirements of Catch22 and commissioner requirements.
- Preparing lessons for off-site students for support staff to deliver
- Supporting and guiding learners so that they can reflect on their learning, identify the progress they have made and set positive targets for improvement.
- Maintaining good order and discipline among the students, safeguarding their wellbeing.
- Building effective and supporting relationships with students and families/carers; embedding that trust and support within the education process. Liaising with outside agencies as appropriate.
- Undertaking relevant administrative tasks associated with the teaching function including examination/accreditation entries for learners, register taking and invigilation.
- Acting as a role model; champion Catch22 and the Education directorate’s vision and values.
- Comply with Catch22 policies and procedures including safeguarding, child protection, health and safety, data protection and confidentiality.
- Undertake personal and professional development activities and liaise with other staff so knowledge and best practice can be shared.
- Experience of working with our cohort of young people including those with complex, high behaviour and additional learning needs.
- Extensive behaviour management experience with students who have complex needs and extreme behaviour.
- Previous experience in teaching K3 is desirable.
Please ensure you read the attached Knowledge, Skills and Abilities document for full details on the role.
Closing date: 10.12.2021
Catch22 MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice will be followed and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Unless otherwise stated, interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, so early application is strongly advised.
At Catch22 we value equality, diversity and inclusion. We are wholeheartedly committed to the principle of equality of opportunity, both as an employer and as a provider of services. Diversity and Inclusion is part of what we do every day, working to deliver our vision to build a strong society where everyone has good people around them, a purpose, and a good place to live.
The everitt academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.