(Initially to take responsibility for the 6th Form Provision)
Required for January 2021 or earlier if available
Lead Practitioner point 3 - 7
When you join Cambridge Park Academy, you join a strong multi-disciplinary team, delivering a personalised approach that enables success for all learners. Students, teachers, parents and professionals alike tell us how much they value our caring, purposeful and supportive ethos.
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 thriving 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.
The Academy had an Ofsted inspection in March 2019 and moved from a previous judgement of Special Measures to Requires Improvement. The Academy has a keen focus on school improvement in all phases of education to continue our journey and to support further school wide improvement.
Cambridge Park is part of the Humber Education Trust (HET), a with 12 primary schools and 3 other special schools, based in Hull. Cambridge Park joined HET in April 2020.
The relationship with HET is both supportive and collaborative enabling curriculum development and improvements in outcomes for students.
To support this journey and in order to add capacity we are looking to appoint a Phase Leader from January 2021 or earlier is available. If you are a colleague with a successful record of outstanding teaching, then this role offers an opportunity to challenge yourself in a new environment. Highly motivated and driven, applicants should have the creativity and vision to inspire and support change with a focus on ensuring successful outcomes.
You will need the skills, enthusiasm and attitude to show flexibility to work across the school as needs dictate. The successful applicant will need a ‘can-do’ attitude that can inspire and engage learners, staff and our wider educational community. In return, you will be part of a strong team and will be given extensive support to develop to your full potential in this role and beyond. The management team are fully supportive of and encourage creative practise. We are interested in hearing from candidates who have special school or mainstream experience with a background in 6th form and KS4 education.
The successful candidate will:
• Have excellent pedagogical skills
• Have strong subject/phase knowledge
• Have exceptional communication skills
• Be committed to providing a safe and challenging learning environment
We welcome and encourage visits to the Academy, where you will have the opportunity to meet some of our staff, students, governors and leaders to learn more about our ethos, vision and journey.
For further information please contact Mrs S Bates PA to the Principal.
Please complete the Cambridge Park Academy application from.
The closing date for completed applications is 9am on Thursday 1st October 2020
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, satisfactory references and satisfactory medical screening.
Cambridge Park 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.