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Teacher of Personal Development

  • Organisation
  • St Leonards Academy
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • St Leonards on Sea
  • Salary
  • £30,000 - £46,525
  • Closing date
  • 25/02/2024
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 32.5
  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership
  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/247314/39270
  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/247314/39270
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • St Leonards on Sea
  • Salary
  • £30,000 - £46,525
  • Closing date
  • 25/02/2024
  • Organisation
  • St Leonards Academy
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 32.5
  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership

 

Hours of work: 32.5 Hours
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Sunday 25 February 2024

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
The St Leonards Academy
Edinburgh Road
St Leonards on Sea
East Sussex
TN38 8HH

Phone:    01424 448740
Email:     TSLA.HeadsPA@hasla.org.uk
Website: www.thestleonardsacademy.org.uk

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at The St Leonards Academy as we are looking to appoint a Teacher of Personal Development to teach Key Stage 3 and 4 students.  This position is 1 FTE however 0.9 or 0.8 FTE would be considered for the right candidate.

We are looking for a Teacher who:

  • Has a drive for excellence and a desire to be outstanding
  • Is highly organised, motivated and driven to succeed
  • Is a specialist in their subject
  • Committed to the progress of ALL students
  • Is a team member who will collaborate with colleagues to ensure the progress of students
  • Has enthusiasm, presence and authority who can deliver consistently 

Is this you? If so, we would really like to hear from you.

The St Leonards Academy

Here at The St Leonards Academy, we have a clear vision of what creates successful learners. And we know how to implement it. Our students are enthusiastic about learning because we make sure we supply excellent teaching and exceptional pastoral care. As well as focussing on academic achievement we are equally committed to the improvement of our students' character through the promotion of our five virtues of kindness, respect, honesty, resilience and self-discipline.

They have opportunities galore to develop these virtues through our personal development curriculum and our enrichment programme that offers everything from rock-climbing to formal debating. Above all, they take pride in themselves, their school, and their learning. 

We truly value the experience, dedication, and commitment of all our employees and believe in the power of motivated and happy staff. This is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can, by offering a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits. These include:

  • Automatic annual pay increments
  • High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression
  • A strong commitment to your health & wellbeing including; onsite Wellbeing Champions, designated Mental Health Ambassadors, flexible working opportunities from Day 1, and Employee Assistance programme
  • Generous public sector pension scheme
  • Discounts on retail & travel
  • Cycle 2 Work scheme
  • Charity Giving

As the largest Multi-Academies Trust in Sussex, we are a close-knit family of schools committed to achieving ambitions, delivering excellence, and nurturing potential. Sponsored by the esteemed University of Brighton, we provide high-quality learning experiences for our pupils.

Our success is a result of the dedication and expertise of our staff and central teams, creating vibrant places of learning that ignite curiosity and foster a lifelong love of education. Together, we aim to inspire our children and staff to flourish and achieve their best.

At the heart of everything we do are our pupils. We believe that learning should be exciting, engaging, and fun – an adventure where curiosity is celebrated, and creativity is encouraged. We strive to create an environment where each child feels inspired and supported, enabling them to discover their unique talents and interests.

Our commitment

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013, 2020 and 2023. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

We welcome applications from all members of the community. 

The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff and volunteer recruitment practices. If you would like any support or assistant at any stage of the recruitment process please let us know, by contacting us either by email to recruitment@brightonacademiestrust.org.uk or by telephone to Bev Lawrence 01424 905 306.

To arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this role please contact Gail Sidders, Academy Administration Manager on g.sidders@thestleonardsacademy.org.uk

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.