The Foundation and Supported Curriculum Area offers a broad provision base for learners studying below level 1 or who require supported study at Level 1/2 before making the transition to a vocational programme. This includes provision for learners: with special educational needs and/or disability (SEND); following alternative education programmes (Year 11); and also, for those experiencing other barriers to learning.
We are seeking an ‘outstanding’ teacher to join our established team at Colchester. Whilst the role will predominately involve teaching on our Transition year programmes (New Approach (Year 11); Progression Studies; Skills to Succeed) we particularly welcome applications from those who have flexibility to teach across all programmes within the Area (Steps 1 – Steps 4).
We welcome applications from candidates with significant experience in a similar Educational setting, particularly from those with a strong background in SEND and teaching students with social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties. In addition to having a proven track record of excellence within teaching and learning (including classroom management), the successful candidate will have a ‘can do’ attitude, be highly adaptable and possess flexibility to teach across the curriculum.
The successful candidate will be well motivated to continually develop their teaching practice; this includes being reflective and open-minded to experiment with a range of approaches.
In addition to undertaking teaching duties the successful candidate will also provide tutorial support and pastoral care to students; an ability to motivate, enthuse and to build positive working relationships with others is therefore essential. The successful candidate will also have proven experience of utilising a range of positive support strategies that have influenced positive change in the attitude and behaviours of young people they have worked with. A clear understanding of Safeguarding is an essential requirement.
This is a full time (37 hours per week), all year-round role.
Closing date 31/05/2022
- Generous holiday (40 days per year, plus efficiency closure over Christmas and New Year and all Bank Holidays)
- Excellent opportunities for professional development
- Teachers’ Pension Scheme (23.68% employer contribution)
- Extensive Employee Benefits Scheme including discounts at high street and on-line retailers
Colchester Institute is committed to the rights of learners within all its learning locations; it is committed to promoting their welfare, protecting their physical and psychological well-being and safeguarding them from all forms of abuse. The College’s Safeguarding and Child Protection policy aims to ensure that all learners attending the College do so in a safe and secure environment. Colchester Institute expects all staff to share this commitment. For more information on the College’s Safeguarding and Child Protection policy, please, contact the Student Services department at the College.