Required for January 2020
Main Scale + SEN1
The Cambridge Park Academy NOR 228 age range 3 – 19 years
This is an exciting time to join Cambridge Park. The successful candidate will join a strong multi-disciplinary team, delivering cutting edge values and aims through a personalised approach that enables success for all learners. Students, teachers, parents and professionals alike tell us how much they value our purposeful and supportive ethos.
Cambridge Park Academy is committed to join a Multi Academy Trust and are progressing along a journey to become part of a supportive Trust within this academic year.
Our students are at the centre of everything we do at the Academy, with a staff team, dedicated to the education and care of each and every one of them. We are a forward thinking and a rapidly developing Academy, focussed on meeting the challenge that every new student brings. We support learners with Moderate Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties and Autistic Spectrum Disorders aged 3-19. Our provision boasts a 6th Form which provides learners with a strong preparation for their adult life. In addition to this, The Laurus base provides education to students with high functioning Autistic Spectrum Conditions, providing individual solutions to overcome their challenges.
Following a recent Ofsted inspection in March 2019 the Academy is judged overall as ‘Requires Improvement’. However, there were 2 areas judged as Good ‘Early years’ and ‘Quality of Teaching and Learning’. This is an improvement from a previous judgement of Special Measures (Ofsted Nov 2016) Significant headway has already been made in all areas highlighted by the inspectors and in all respects this is an exciting time to join our team. We have a newly established governing board who are committed to leading our Academy on our journey to becoming ‘good’ and then ‘outstanding’.
We are seeking to appoint a permanent suitably qualified Teacher for key stage 1 /2 who has experience of teaching primary aged children and the skills/ knowledge to provide creative educational opportunities to engage students who have complex learning difficulties and autism. The successful candidates will need to have the ability to develop excellent relationships with students, the capability for exploring new methodologies, and the skills for delivering interesting and fun lessons. The range of ability of students in this class base is below age appropriate levels and students will be complex and vulnerable by nature. The post is open to primary and suitably experienced secondary teachers.
Onsite training in autism and behaviour management will be given and further training opportunities will be available.
A full application form is requested in the first instance, to be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org by 9 a.m. on Monday 28th October 2019 with interviews taking place on Wednesday 30th October 2019.
The post will be subject to the satisfactory following checks, DBS Enhanced Disclosure, Medical Clearance and References.
For an informal discussion and to arrange a visit please contact:
Mrs Susan Bates - telephone: 01472 230110 or email@example.com
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.