Teaching Assistants

 

Grade 6: £18,870 to £20,541 pro rata per annum

Actual annual salary £12,743 to £13,871 per annum

30 hours a week, term time only (38 weeks a year)

Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme

 

To start in September 2018

 

We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated staff to join our thriving and vibrant community at an exciting time in our development.

The role of the Teaching Assistant involves setting appropriate boundaries for children, supporting with their education, and liaising with families to get the best possible

outcomes.  You will have a good understanding of autism and complex barriers to

learning, and will demonstrate a resilient and instinctive approach in meeting our pupils’ needs.

We are a warm and caring community, dedicated to equipping pupils with the skills and knowledge they need to live independent lives.  If you are committed to enriching and improving the lives of young people with Special Educational Needs – we want to hear from you.

To apply for this post send your completed application form to recruitment@iffleyacademy.co.uk by the deadline.  Click for the candidate information pack.


Higher Level Teaching Assistant

HLTA Cover Support

The Iffley Academy, Oxford

 

Grade 9 SCP 29: £26,470 to Grade 9 SCP 32: £29,055

Actual annual salary £18,275 to £20,060 depending on experience

 

30 hours a week, termtime only (38 weeks a year)

Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme

To start in September 2018

We are seeking to recruit an experienced, enthusiastic, and flexible Higher Level Teaching Assistant to provide cover for teaching and learning to join our thriving and vibrant Special Needs academy.

The successful candidate will have a supportive and positive approach with a ‘can – do’ attitude, and be a good team worker.   You will provide cover for teaching and teaching assistant colleagues, which will involve planning, preparing and delivering learning activities for individuals, groups and classes, under an agreed system of supervision.

Flexibility and versatility are core requirements of this role and you will be willing to commit wholehearted to our academy community which is made up of supportive and dedicated staff.

If you are committed to enriching and improving the lives of young people with Special Educational Needs: if you would like to join a team which delivers and exciting and diverse curriculum which is not driven by the National Curriculum or exam outcomes: and if you want to work in a vibrant and Outstanding Special Academy – we want to hear from you.

To apply for this post send your completed application form to recruitment@iffleyacademy.co.uk by the deadline.  Click for the candidate information pack.

 


Teachers

 The Iffley Academy, Oxford

To start in September 2018 

Salary: TMS, UPS plus SEN allowance

TLR allowances available

If you are committed to enriching and improving the lives of young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities: if you would like to join a team which delivers an exciting and diverse curriculum which is not driven by the National Curriculum or exam outcomes: and if you want to work in a vibrant and Outstanding Special Academy – we want to hear from you.

The Iffley Academy is Oxfordshire’s largest Special School, and caters for pupils aged 5 – 19 with a diverse range of SEN, including Moderate Cognition and Learning Needs, Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs.  We have high expectations of our students, and are dedicated to removing the barriers to learning so students can achieve their full potential.

We welcome applications from experienced teachers and NQTs alike. Experience of working with students with SEN is desirable but not essential, as extensive specialist training and CPD will be provided.

Our focus is to recruit teachers who are keen to grasp the possibilities offered by the Academy where practice is based on SEN pedagogy and evidence: who would relish getting involved in exciting national professional development projects, and who wants to work as part of a multi-disciplinary and specialist team.

To apply for this post send your completed application form to recruitment@iffleyacademy.co.uk by the deadline.  Click here for the candidate information pack.

 


Pastoral Support Worker

Based at The Gallery @ Longford Park, Banbury

Grade 9: £26,470 to £29,055 pro rata per annum

Actual annual salary: £20,630 to £22,645

33 hours a week, term time plus inset days (39 weeks a year)

To start September 2018

We are offering the opportunity for a suitably experienced and committed individual to join a therapeutic team delivering a brand new resourced provision for primary aged students with SEND, specifically Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH) and Communication and Interaction Needs (C&I), to the Banbury Partnership of Schools.

 

The role of Pastoral Support Worker involves setting appropriate boundaries for children, supporting with their education, providing specific interventions as part of a therapy team and liaison with families to get the best possible outcomes. You will have a good understanding of autism and complex barriers to learning, and will demonstrate a resilient and instinctive approach in meeting our pupils’ needs.

To apply for this post please send your completed application form  to recruitment@iffleyacademy.co.uk by the deadline, or telephone Sally Hunston to request an application form and a job pack. Click here for the candidate information pack.


Teaching Assistant

Based at The Gallery @ Longford Park, Banbury

Grade 6: £18,870 to £20,541

Actual annual salary £12,743 to £13,871 per annum

30 hours a week, term time only (38 weeks a year)

To start September 2018

We are offering the opportunity for a suitably experienced and committed individual to join our team delivering a brand new resourced provision for primary aged students with SEND, specifically Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH) and Communication and Interaction Needs (C&I), to the Banbury Partnership of Schools.

The role of the Teaching Assistant involves setting appropriate boundaries for children, supporting with their education, and liaising with families to get the best possible outcomes. You will have a good understanding of autism and complex barriers to learning, and will demonstrate a resilient and instinctive approach in meeting our pupils’ needs.

Our students have a range of SEN, including Cognition and Learning Needs, Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs. The relationships within our community are built on respect, an understanding of individual needs, a strong commitment to the use of restorative approaches, and by providing outstanding teaching and pastoral care. We are a warm and caring community, dedicated to equipping pupils with the skills and knowledge they need to live independent lives. We offer individual learning pathways, and specialist therapies and interventions for students.

If you share our passion for making a real difference to the lives of children and vulnerable young people with additional educational needs, this could be the opportunity you are looking for. In return for your contribution to our team, you will work in an environment which is innovative and well-resourced, and in a role which is rewarding and fulfilling.

To apply for this post please send your completed application form  to recruitment@iffleyacademy.co.uk by the deadline, or telephone Sally Hunston to request an application form and a job pack. Click here for the candidate information pack.


Head Teacher

required for January 2019

Iffley Academy, Iffley, Oxford OX4 4DU

Leadership Scale L21 – L27

 

Iffley Academy is a special academy for students with a range of SEND, including Cognition and Learning Needs, Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs.  The Academy is a member of The Gallery Trust, an expanding Special Needs Multi Academy Trust dedicated to improving outcomes for SEND learners in Oxfordshire.  With two academies currently in the Trust, and with 2 special schools in negotiation to join, the Trust’s aim is to build a community of 6 to 8 special schools over the next 10 years.  A National Support School and a Strategic Partner of the Oxfordshire Teaching School Alliance, Iffley Academy has recently achieved the Restorative Services Quality Mark – the first special school to receive this award.

 

The Board of Trustees is seeking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Head Teacher who will lead the Academy through its next period of opportunity, growth and development.

The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate:

  • the vision and skills to lead and manage the Academy on a journey of continuous improvement
  • commitment to working in partnership with the CEO, Trustees, Governors, staff and key stakeholders to improve outcomes for students and to ensure all students reach their potential
  • exceptional abilities in operational management and strategic thinking
  • substantial leadership experience and recent SEND experience
  • a proven track record in school improvement
  • dedication to the inclusion of students with SEND in education and society as a whole

 

The Chief Executive Officer, Kay Willett, will support the induction of the new substantive Head Teacher by working collaboratively with the post holder for an 18 to 24 month period as Executive Head.  The Head Teacher post will hold all the responsibilities and delegated powers commensurate to the role but the collaborative model will offer significant additional support, advice and guidance with the more complex and challenging aspects of the role.  We offer a competitive salary, continuing professional development, the prospect of working with a skilled and supportive staff team and, above all, the opportunity to improve outcomes for the enthusiastic learners in our vibrant community.

 

Closing Date for the receipt of completed application forms and accompanying statement:  4pm Thursday 24 May 2018

Interviews are scheduled to take place:  Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 June 2018

 

To arrange for a tour of the Academy and an informal meeting with the CEO, please call or email Sally Hunston on 01865 747606 / s.hunston@iffleyacademy.co.uk.    To apply for this post please send your completed application form and accompanying statement to recruitment@iffleyacademy.co.uk by the deadline, or telephone Sally Hunston to request an application form and a job pack.   Your accompanying statement should be no more than 500 words, and detail why you are applying for the post and how your previous experience has prepared you for the role. Click here for the candidate information pack.

 

The Gallery Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Any offer of employment with The Gallery Trust is subject to verification of ID and qualifications, satisfactory evidence of the right to work in the UK, health clearance, NCTL and police clearance (where appropriate).  An offer of employment is also conditional on satisfactory references (one of which will be from your existing employer) and open testimonials are not accepted.  The Gallery Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from a range of ethnic backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our school community.


School Business Manager, Iffley Academy

To start 1 September 2018

Grade 12 SCP 41 to 44 : £37,107 to £39,691

Full time, with 37 days annual leave entitlement

(including Bank Holidays: leave to be taken during school holidays)

 

Iffley Academy is a highly successful special Academy for students with a range of SEND, which was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted in 2015. We are the largest special school in Oxfordshire with 155 pupils on roll. We wish to appoint a School Business Manager who will demonstrate the skills and abilities to manage the effective delivery of all support functions in the Academy, take overall responsibility for the procurement, selection, and management of resources, and contribute to a highly effective Senior Leadership Team.

 

This is a very exciting time to join us: you will have a pivotal role in the move to our new, state of the art Academy buildings on our current site in Iffley, Oxford, planned for September 2019.

 

The School Business Manager will demonstrate a range of operational and management skills and will work flexibly in order to meet the Academy’s needs. The successful candidate will have experience in a range of areas as the role includes responsibility for finance, HR, Health and Safety and facilities, and for managing staff within these teams. In return for your commitment and dedication, we offer a competitive salary, professional development, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and the opportunity to join a highly professional and supportive team. We are also happy to discuss flexible working hours.

 

Iffley Academy is a member of The Gallery Trust. The Trust is an expanding and well-resourced Special Needs Multi Academy Trust dedicated to improving outcomes for SEND learners in Oxfordshire. With 2 academies currently in the Trust, and with 2 special schools in negotiation to join, the Trust’s aim is to build a community of 6 to 8 special schools over the next ten years. You will have the opportunity to work with like-minded colleagues across the Trust, sharing learning and collaborating in key areas in order to improve outcomes for pupils through the effective management of resources. You will also receive support and guidance from the Trust’s central team.

 

Application process

To apply for this post, please download an application form and candidate information pack from our website http://www.iffleyacademy.co.uk/vacancies/current-vacancies. Alternatively please email recruitment@iffleyacademy.co.uk or telephone 01865 747606 to request an application form and a candidate information pack. Please submit your application form to recruitment@iffleyacademy.co.uk by 5pm on Monday 21 May 2018. Please ensure you detail any gaps in employment. It is important that you use the selection criteria which is contained in the job pack when you prepare your application, as shortlisting for interview is based on how closely you demonstrate your ability to fulfil the essential criteria. If you are shortlisted, we will take up written references before your interview so please provide permission for this and provide accurate phone and email contact details for your referees. One of your referees must be your current or last employer, and if you are employed in a school, must include your current Head Teacher.

 

The Gallery Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, Occupational Health check and a probationary period of 6 months. The Gallery Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of ethnic backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our school community.