Exceed Academies Trust | C/O Horton Park Primary School | Dawnay Road | Bradford | BD5 9LQ
Post title: Inclusion Leader
Contract: Fixed Term, (32.5 hours per week, term time only + 5 days)
Pay range: Band 8, scale point 17 - 22
Line manager: Headteacher
Location: Bradford AP Academy
The right candidate will be expected to be committed to providing the best possible outcomes for our pupils.
Bradford Alternative Provision Academy (BAPA) takes referrals for secondary aged young people who live in Bradford and have been permanently excluded from school. BAPA comprises of three sites, Aireview in Saltaire; Jesse Street at Fairweather Green, off Thornton Road, Bradford and our recently opened Home Engagement site based at The Bungalow within Holybrook Primary School site in the Greengates area of Bradford. The sites work closely together to offer the best service for young people, families and schools. In addition, a number of student access provision away from our sites at other alternative provision settings in the local area.
BAPA is committed to providing a safe, caring and stimulating environments for all pupils. This allows our young people to re-engage with learning and either return to mainstream schooling or successfully move to a more specialist setting. During this time, the learning needs of each individual pupil are accurately assessed to support personalisation of learning. A structured curriculum is delivered through high quality teaching, with specific attention being given to the social, emotional and mental health needs of learners and any underlying special needs.
In real terms, BAPA offers pupils a fresh start in a new environment, away from the influence of peers and experiences that have previously impacted on their ability to succeed. BAPA creates a highly structured and calm environment where highly skilled staff have a unified child centred approach that sets high standards and constantly works towards achieving them.
Our Mission Statement reflects our values and ethos. Bradford AP Academy provides a safe, secure and inclusive learning environment for all young people referred following permanent exclusion from school. It engages all learners to gain knowledge, skills and attitudes that support progress in education and society in order to improve life chances.
Bradford AP Academy is part of Exceed Academies Trust, which currently consists of thirteen academies; ten primary schools, an all-through primary-to-secondary academy, an alternative provision academy and 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.
As a member of our team working in our school it is essential that you have:
A positive, caring and energetic `can-do` attitude
Experience of working successfully with students
Excellent English & Maths skills
A positive approach to behaviour management and be highly motivated in caring for vulnerable students.
An understanding of how to safeguard children
A genuine interest in aiding student’s development
Further information can be found in the job pack available to download. Applications to be made via our application form and emailed to email@example.com before the deadline.
Exceed Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Candidates will be subject to related online content checks, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check as well as successful completion of a probationary period.
For an informal discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact Nicola Frear on 01274 491986 or 01274 585318. Further details about our academy can also be found on our website: www.bradfordapacademy.co.uk
If you are interested in applying for this role, please do so by downloading an application form from our website and submitting it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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