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Phase Leader for Key Stage 3

08 Jun 2021   |   Springwell Learning Community   |   MPS/UPS + SEN point + TLR 2b (£4699)


Start  Date September 2021
Salary MPS/UPS + SEN point + TLR 2b (£4699)
Closing Date Monday 21st June 2021, 8am
Interview Date Monday 5th July 2021
Applications Please email completed applications to

Do you want a job where you make a difference to the lives of children and young people?

Do you want to be inspired on a daily basis by your work?

Are you passionate about inclusion and committed to meeting the needs of all children?

Do you have the ability to engage, motivate and promote the learning and personal development of pupils?

We require an exceptional teacher of Key Stage 3, who is passionate about providing the best possible education and care for vulnerable students in an inspiring learning environment. This post will involve leading all curriculum aspects of the key stage, whilst being a class teacher in a primary model. This post may suit an experienced Key Stage 2 teacher.

It couldn’t be a more exciting time to join the Barnsley and Kirklees Special Provision Partnership. We’re a new, bold partnership, formed through the collaboration of Springwell Learning Community, Greenacre School and Joseph Norton Academy. Through our collaboration we provide a unique opportunity for our children, our staff and the communities we serve. This post will suit candidates who have the commitment, passion to make a difference to pupils who have a range of social, emotional, mental health and special educational needs.

This position would suit a teacher with a proven track record of exceptional practice, who is able to work with vulnerable pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH). It would suit an individual who is passionate about making a real difference to student’s life chances and supporting them in achieving their potential in essential life skills, which is a high priority for Springwell Learning Community. The ability to be creative and use imaginative flair to engage is essential, along with having resilience, drive and high expectations to inspire students to achieve.

We are looking for a team-player with presence, passion and a commitment to inclusion with the ability to work creatively for the benefit of pupils at our school. In return you will have the opportunity to work with great colleagues as part of a supportive team and the ability to develop your career in our specialist setting.

Springwell Learning Community is an extremely special place to work. Attendance is high. Exclusions are exceedingly low and pupils make good progress over time. Parents comment that their children settle quickly and enjoy coming to school. Pupils say they feel safe and cared for. The school’s approach, including nurture principles, social pedagogy and restorative practice, is unique in the district and we work hard to provide the best possible experience for the pupils we support.

Should you be successfully appointed, you’ll be working alongside dedicated, talented and highly skilled people. If you would like to meet us before you apply, please call Danny Ross, Head of School on 01226 291133 to arrange a school visit. For more information about our school or Wellspring Academy Trust, please visit

Completed applications should be e-mailed to

Your letter of application should outline why you feel your experience makes you a strong applicant for this exciting opportunity.

The closing date for this post is: Monday 21 st June 8.00am.

We expect that interviews will take place on Monday 5th July 2021

Springwell Learning Community is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this aim. We ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

All applicants should complete the attached Equal Opportunities form. Please click this link

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