Mechanics/Motor Vehicle Technology Teacher

Posted 5 days ago by Orchard Hill College

Salary: Unqualified Teacher Pay Scale/Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale + SEN dependant on experience and qualifications (Opportunity for additional TLR payments for candidates with leadership experience)

Hours: Full Time

Location: Nightingale Community Academy, Tooting, SW17 7DF

Do you believe that Teachers have a critical role in transforming learning and enriching the lives of young people? Would you like to be part of something energetic, innovative and empowering? If so, we want to hear from you.

We have an exciting opportunity for a subject leader of mechanics and motor vehicle technology to join our vocational team. This unique opportunity would allow you to set up a new curriculum delivering ABC and City and Guilds qualifications to very small groups of students aged 14-19 in an impressive workshop space. We are looking for an experienced practitioner with the passion, knowledge and skills to deliver Entry Level 3- Level 2 qualifications to young people with a range of special educational needs. You will need to have enthusiasm and patience to personalise learning and have the communication skills needed to make network links with local industry to help our students transition from sixth form to employment or further training.

The Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (OHCAT) is a multi-academy trust which became the sponsor of Nightingale Community Academy on 1st September 2016. The Trust is a specialist provider with a strong track record in contributing to improving the education offer for young learners with Special Educational Needs (SEN).

Since the start of the school in September 2016, the principal and his leadership team have shown a tireless determination to improve the education it offers. Their 'no excuses’ approach means that nothing other than the highest quality of education is good enough. (Ofsted February 2019)

Nightingale Community Academy caters for learners aged 5-19 who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health as their primary SEN need. Some learners also have Autistic Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, or other learning difficulties. At Nightingale Community Academy we are committed to raising the expectations of our learner group, removing barriers to learning and delivering attainment at the highest level.

You will have high expectations, a love of challenge and a determination to make a difference to the lives of our learners. For the right candidates we can also offer the opportunity for additional leadership responsibility to make full use of any previous experience.

It is strongly advised that you contact the school to arrange a visit.

To apply for the role please visit our website to download an application form. Once complete please send your completed application via email.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Nightingale Community Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Reference: 40418614

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