Vacancy Summary

This is an exciting time for the Oastlers at Keighley community.  We are seeking to appoint a Teacher with additional responsibility to work at our Keighley which is expanding.  We require someone who not only understands pedagogy, but one who is also sympathetic and sensitive to the difficulties our learners face in their lives and help them overcome those barriers to succeed.

Vacancy Information

We need a Teacher/Leader who is able to cope with highly complex problems, particularly in Child Protection and challenging behaviours.  Some of our learners are involved in risk-taking activities such as; substance misuse, going missing, vulnerability to exploitation and much more.  They may lead chaotic lifestyles, suffer from neglect, abuse and experience family turbulence. You will need to be someone experienced and who understands these issues but also someone who provides clear, solution-based approaches to enable our learners to succeed and fulfil their ambitions despite the challenges.

Oastlers School is part of Exceed Academies Trust, which currently consists of fourteen schools’; ten primary schools, an all-through primary-to-secondary academy, two alternative provision academies (Primary and Secondary), and ours a specialist setting for children/young people who suffer from social, emotional and mental health difficulties. The Trust has an excellent reputation within Bradford and beyond, and an outstanding track record of supporting staff in developing their careers through specialist training lead by the Exceed Teaching School Hub and our Outstanding SCITT.

The successful candidate will:

  • Support the Head of Centre and lead on all aspects of curriculum development
  • Support the continued development of the whole school team
  • Work collaboratively with the Bradford Site

The essential requirements of this role are:

  • See details in job specification

For an informal discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact Robert Fairbairn on or telephone 01535 281556. 

Closing Date: Friday 5 July 2024

Exceed Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Shortlisted candidates will be subject to related online content checks, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023.  All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check as well as successful completion of a probationary period.

Exceed Academies Trust strives to be an employer of choice.  We are an inclusive and diverse multi academy trust, and ultimately our aim is to employ a workforce that reflects the communities it serves.  We are committed to achieving a balanced workforce at all levels, whilst ensuring that no individual is disadvantaged or treated less favourably.  We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, faiths and ethnicities and will ensure a fair recruitment process without discrimination, in compliance with the Equality Act 2010.

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