Teacher for Looked After Children/Young Carers

Key Information

Application Deadline 24th Feb 2020
Interviews 26th Feb 2020
Visits & Tours By appointment
Start Date Preferably Easter 2020 (will consider September 2020)
Salary £24,373 - £40,490
Hours Full Time

About Us & What We're Looking For

  • Are you looking for a school where the students come first and the staff are valued?
  • Do you want to be part of a dedicated team who are passionate about changing lives?
  • Can you make a real difference to the life chances and opportunities of disadvantaged students and in particular, those with SEND, are Looked After or Young Carers?

Welcome to Wodensborough!

Our “inclusive and welcoming” school “is improving across all key areas” and we are now full and over-subscribed at Key Stage 3 for the second consecutive year. Personal development, behaviour and welfare are now “Good” as are Leadership and Management. We are very much on the journey to becoming a “Good” school and we are immensely proud of our achievements to date. We invest in our staff and value their work and their contribution to raising standards. We are proud to serve our local community and we are proud to be part of the Ormiston Academies Trust, a family of schools who are all committed to being the trust that makes the biggest difference. We are now seeking to appoint an individual who shares our passion and commitment to ensuring the very highest standards of provision for all pupils and who can join us on journey to excellence.

Due to rapidly increasing pupil numbers within the main school; our focused provision (for Autism) and our new Post-16 provision for learners with SEND, we need to expand our team. We are looking for an exceptional teacher with a passion for working with disadvantaged children, in particular those with SEND.

You must be a teacher of a Core Subject, who has a passion for teaching children with SEND and who is looked for a TLR with responsibility for Looked After Children/Young Carers. Experience in working with children who require additional support is essential.

You will be able to demonstrate your passion and belief that ALL children can achieve regardless of starting points through a proven track record in improving outcomes for vulnerable learners.

You will join a supportive, highly talented and committed Team of Core Subject Teachers and a specialist SEND & Safeguarding Team. You will also be part of a wider body of staff who are proud to work at Wodensborough and who share an unwavering commitment to changing lives for young people in our local community.

There is opportunity to further progress your career at WOA and we can offer accredited leadership development programmes (SLE, NPQML & NPQSL) for candidates who aspire to be leaders in the future and we will provide training as Designated Teacher for Looked After Children. Whatever your career aspirations are, you will be passionate about teaching; able to inspire others and committed to securing successful futures for our students.

A move to Wodensborough is a move you will not regret. If you believe that children come first and want to feel valued as a professional, please come and see us.

Wodensborough is committed to the safeguarding of children and all staff are expected to ensure that the academy is a safe and secure environment for our students. Candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We will ensure that people are treated solely on the basis of their abilities and potential, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, religious or political belief or affiliation, trade union membership, age, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, socio-economic background, or any other inappropriate distinction.

Canvassing any member of staff, or member of the Governing Body, directly or indirectly, is prohibited and will be considered a disqualification

The offer of employment by the selection panel and acceptance by the candidate is binding on both parties; subject to pre-employment clearances.


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