Orchard Hill

SEND Information Technology Lead Teacher

Please note this vacancy application date has now passed

Job overview

Start Date:  February 2024

Salary: Main or Upper Pay Scale + TLR2 + SEN Allowance Salary determined on appointment plus an SEN allowance depending on qualifications and experience

Location: Carew Academy, Beddington Park, Church Lane, Wallington

Working Pattern: 36 hours per week, 52 weeks per year – Permanent

Carew Academy is an outstanding special school situated at the edge of Beddington Park in Wallington. It has 230 students aged 7-18 with a wide range of ability levels and additional learning needs, including complex needs. There are plans for the school to move to a purpose built Free School in 2023.

Carew Academy strives to develop the full potential of everyone within its school community and provides a broad and wide-ranging curriculum. Enriching experiences are offered such as residential and curriculum visits and students can access a full range of therapies on site.

Carew Academy is a vibrant and welcoming school and offers many opportunities for professionals who want a rewarding career enabling young people to achieve their full potential. To find out more about us visit www.carewacademy.org

As a Teacher and Curriculum Lead for Information Technology you will have freedom and autonomy to decide curriculum content and delivery across the school and through the different range of student pathways that we offer from Primary through to GCSEs.

No two days are the same, you can be creative in the way you teach and are given the opportunity to really influence the direction of the curriculum as you are the IT specialist.

Successful staff in our school maintain a determination to make a difference to the lives of our superb students and in return you really can see the immediate impact of the work that you do. They may have an interest or experience of working with Autism but we appreciate the skills and experience that somebody from mainstream school would bring.

Should any of the above resonate with you then we look forward to your application.

Please see the attached job description and person specification for full details on the role and the skills, experience and knowledge we are looking for.

Carew Academy is part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust, an established family of specialist academies and college centres that provide for over 1500 pupils and students with a wide range of learning abilities and additional needs. To find out more about us, and what makes us a special place to work please visit https://www.ohcat.org/work-for-us/.

For an informal discussion about the role, candidates are invited to contact Lisa Nagle via email lnagle@carewacademy.org to arrange a time to speak with James Kearns, Principal.

To apply for the role please use the quick apply option to submit an application. If you have any queries, please contact lnagle@carewacademy.org

Your application form will be scored according to each of the requirements laid out in the person specification for this role. Please demonstrate in your statement how your experience, skills and knowledge match the criteria that are required for the role..

Please note that CV applications cannot be considered.

Closing Date: Monday 4th December 2023

Interviews will take place on: Friday 8th December 2023

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.