The Academy Council, Trust and Head Teacher seek to appoint an exceptional and passionate practitioner of English.
Knowle DGE is part of the Learn@ Multi Academy Trust. We are a modern specialist Academy for Key Stage 1 - 5 students who have SEND including SEMH, SLCN and/or ASD. We are a well-established good school, who recognise the importance of an inclusive approach to meeting young people’s needs and promoting their learning.
The main personal attributes we are looking for is the capacity to enthuse, engage and inspire our young people. This post represents an excellent opportunity for either a teacher eager to enter special school teaching or someone already experienced in this sphere of education. It could also represent an excellent stepping stone to further leadership opportunities as professional development is integral to our ethos.
If you are an outstanding practitioner who is passionate about making learning effective and enjoyable, have the highest levels of integrity as well as excellent communication skills and can contribute to our journey in driving forward English in order to facilitate learning experiences that gives young people the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
Learn @ Multi Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of ethnic backgrounds to represent diversity in line with the academy community.
We believe that each student will DISCOVER new learning opportunities and experiences at Knowle DGE. Together, with your support, we will GUIDE each student towards these learning opportunities and in doing this will are confident that each student will ENJOY their learning experiences at Knowle DGE.
In order to succeed, we aim to encourage every individual at our Academy to develop BELIEF in themselves to aim higher, to RESPECT themselves, others and their Academy and take RESPONSIBILITY for their decisions and actions.
We recognise that we are ALL EQUAL and deserve the very best. We recognise that we are ALL DIFFERENT in the ways we learn and interact. We recognise that we can ALL ACHIEVE TOGETHER – as an Academy, as a student within the community and as a parent / carer.
I hope you find the information helpful.
If you feel that this is a post for which you would like to apply, please complete all sections of the Application Form including the Equal Opportunities monitoring (CVs are not accepted) via the ETeach application process.
The closing deadline for applications is 12 noon Friday 8th October 2021.
Please ensure you provide the name, addresses (including email addresses where possible) of two referees, one of whom should be your current direct Manager. Candidates should be aware we will seek references on shortlisted candidates and may approach previous employers for information to verify particular experience or qualifications before interview.
Interviews will be Thursday 21st October 2021.
If you have not been invited to attend by Thursday 14th October 2021, you should assume that your application has not been successful. Unfortunately, we will not be able to provide feedback on your application at this stage
Visits are welcomed. Please contact Karen Baker, Office Manager at Knowle DGE Academy, details can be found on the Academy Website.
Knowle DGE 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.