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Bradfields Academy

Bradfields Academy

Subject Leader for Mathematics

Salary                        MPS + 2 SEN + TLR2C

Location                    Chatham, Medway

School                       Bradfields Specialist SEN Academy, Medway Towns, Kent

            304 Pupils Aged 4-19 with MLD/ASD/Complex Needs

Principal                    Miss Marie Sweetlove

Position                     Subject Leader for Mathematics

Subjects                    Maths, Functional Skills

Contract Type          Full Time

Contract term           Permanent

Start Date                  January 2019 or as soon as possible

Basic Skills Quality Mark Assessor said in July 2018: "I love coming here, the vibe is amazing, Numeracy and Literacy is clearly embedded across the provision and the evidence is everywhere".

We are seeking to appoint a talented, creative and innovative practitioner to our staff team who can be instrumental in furthering the magic we create within the mathematics department and in leading our whole academy Numeracy Drive.

The successful candidate should have a clear understanding about effective teaching and learning, curriculum development, raising and sustaining achievement, and the care and support of students with a range of SEND. They should have a vision and a drive to deliver meaningful and personalised curricula which provide stretch and challenge enabling all students to achieve.

They should be a good communicator, able to engage effectively with students, parents/carers and able to lead a team of staff. Ideally, they should have experience of supporting students with SEND. 

If you are a quality leader willing to take our excellent and happy team of staff to the next level and able to further Bradfields as a well-known and respected Special Academy then you should consider applying for this position.

The successful candidate will be provided with individualised professional support and induction; including accessing further professional qualifications as required.

We would encourage interested applicants to arrange a visit to our academy as we are confident that such an opportunity will convince them that they would really love to work at Bradfields!

Staff at Bradfields have access to the Fortis Trust package of benefits, which includes a wide range of professional development opportunities, and wellbeing support. Staff can also join the cycle to work scheme and have full access to our Employee Assistance Programme and all its benefits. As a Mindful Employer organisation, we also encourage staff to take part in regular ‘wellbeing days’ during the year.

The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced criminal record check via the DBS system (for Children & Vulnerable Adults).  We are an equal opportunities employer.

For an application form and further information please see the vacancies section on our website or contact: Mrs Gill Ellen (01634 683990 or gill.ellen@fortistrust.co.uk) Bradfields Academy, Churchill Avenue, Chatham, Kent ME5 0LB.

Closing Date                        :           Monday 10th December 2018 – 09:00 am

Interviews                            :           w/c Monday 10th December 2018