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Required for September 2018

General Subjects Teacher - Full Time

Main Scale 1 to 6 + SEN1 point

Loxley Hall School are looking for an inspiring and imaginative teacher who is able to adapt their style of teaching to ensure that learning is fun, practical and creative. The successful candidate would need to be able to demonstrate they can meet the needs of secondary aged children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties. We are a secondary residential school for 96 boys who have experienced rejection and often exclusion from mainstream education.

The successful candidate may come from any phase (primary or secondary). While the successful applicant should be able to teach general subjects including Maths and English, an ability to teach a specialist subject is essential.

It is a pre requisite that all interested candidates take the opportunity to visit the school prior to applying for the post. A guided tour of the school will be offered either individually or as part of a group.

Our trustees offer strong leadership to the academy and are committed to honest self-evaluation and continual improvement. They have a wide range of skills and provide challenge and support in equal measure.

Please note that references will be sought prior to interview and shortlisted candidates will be expected to teach a lesson on the day of interview.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) (former CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

Please apply online.

Alternatively application packs are available from the school, by contacting the school office, on 01889 723050 or by e-mailing s.hunter@loxley.manorhall.academy   Completed application forms can be sent directly to the school, for the attention of Mrs Suzie Hunter, Office Manager at the school’s address.

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 27th June 2018   Interviews will be held on: Thursday 5th July 2018

 

Required for September 2018

2 Teaching Assistants - full time

Grade 5, points 16 - 20

We are seeking to appoint 2 permanent Teaching Assistants to work with class groups at KS3 and KS4.

The pupils who attend the School are drawn from the whole of Staffordshire and have Education Health Care Plans for Special Educational Needs for Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties with resulting behavioural problems.

The person appointed will need to have patience, a sense of humour and the ability to work with young people who have extremely challenging behaviour. Training opportunities are available as part of our Staff Development Programme. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

Informal discussions with the Headteacher are welcomed. Please apply online.

The closing date for applications is Friday 22nd June 2018 and interviews will be held on Friday 6th July 2018.

 

Required for September 2018

Vocational Development Officer - Full time

Grade 9, point 34

(37 hours per week)

Loxley Hall School are looking to create a new position for a person who is able to adapt their style of delivery to ensure that learning is fun, practical and creative. The successful candidate would need to be able to demonstrate they can meet the needs of secondary aged children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties. We are

Loxley Hall School are looking for an experienced, inspiring and imaginative vocational development officer to work with pupils with Social Emotional and Mental Health difficulties within our new KS4 vocational centre, based mainly at Hamstall Ridware. 

Experience of working with challenging behaviour is essential. Loxley Hall is a secondary residential school for 96 boys who have experienced rejection and often exclusion from mainstream education. We are part of Manor Hall Academy Trust. Our aim is to enable children to learn in an environment where basic skills, necessary for the next stage of their learning, are seen as essential to their overall success.

The candidate should have experience of delivering a variety of vocational subjects and the ability to deliver basic skills within the context of our AimAwards curriculum.

The appointee will be required to take responsibility for the qualifications within the centre and will be expected to oversee the day to day running of the building.

The appointed person will liaise with the Head of Armitage on matters relating to behaviour and will work closely with the KS4 team based at Hamstall Ridware and Armitage.

Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Lesson planning, delivery and assessment. Invigilating examinations
  • Encouraging personal development via tutorial/pastoral work
  • Arranging work experience / enterprise schemes.
  • Contributing to leadership meetings, cascading information to colleagues
  • Liaising with other professionals/employers/ Carers and Parents
  • Working with the AimAwards coordinator to compile the RAC and assess / moderate work
  • Recording and reporting attendance
  • Managing related budgets and coordinating spend for resources
  • Supporting and managing colleagues across the centre

Our trustees offer strong leadership to the academy and are committed to honest self-evaluation and continual improvement. They have a wide range of skills and provide challenge and support in equal measure.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) (former CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

Informal discussions with the Headteacher and Head at Armitage and a site visit are welcomed.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 29th June 2018. Interviews will be held on: Friday 13th July 2018