Teacher in Charge - Full-time

Parkview Academy, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-6144-47T
  • Posted:28/06/2022
  • Pay:£42,195-£46,566
  • Start Date:Aug-22
  • App Close Date:29/08/2022 at 10:00
  • Interviews:Aug-22


Start Date: ASAP

Are you looking for a rewarding career? Do you want to make a difference to the lives of the children and young people in our school?

We are looking for an outstanding Senior Teacher, ready to take the next step into school leadership. If you are a highly motivated and energetic individual with a passion and drive to support our children in their education and help them learn new skills, we want to hear from you.

The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the offer and delivery of an innovative curriculum. The role is mainly non-classroom based, although your responsibilities may include some teaching. This post is suitable for candidates who have proven leadership experience, who are excited by innovative practice and want to make a difference to the lives of all students in our school.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a professionally recognised teaching qualification and a detailed understanding of statutory regulations and knowledge, practice and progression in mainstream, special and independent schools.
  • Have a thorough understanding of the Ofsted inspection process and an ability to work across the full remit of the school and provide a high level of accurate and effective reporting.
  • Be an experienced practitioner with the ability to plan, deliver and design curricula to broaden and expand the school offer.
  • Be resourceful, innovative, and able to embrace change.
  • Be able to accept challenges, inspire and motivate others.
  • Have proven leadership experience and be passionate about driving standards forwards across the whole school.
  • Be able to demonstrate significant experience of working within a specialist SEND environment with a good understanding of SEMH, ASD and associated complex needs.
  • Be a dynamic, proactive, and creative thinker who is passionate about achieving the best outcomes for young people.
  • Help build, communicate, and implement a shared vision which expresses core values and moral purpose to support the school in attaining excellence in all it does.
  • Have a visible and respected presence across the school.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and presentational skills.
  • Be receptive to change and have the ability to work under pressure.
  • Have excellent communication skills and the ability to work closely with stakeholders at all levels.

About us:

Parkview Academy is an Ofsted ‘Good’ rated Independent Special School. The Academy supports both day and residential learners and has several residential homes linked to the provision. Our dedicated team of staff create a safe, inclusive, and nurturing environment where our learners have a sense of belonging. Our approach enables young people to develop the confidence and skills they need to progress towards adulthood, the workplace or higher education and sustainable independent living in the community.

Our benefits package includes:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Comprehensive Induction
  • High Quality training designed to develop and inform practice
  • Access to Perkbox
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance and Counselling through Health Assured
  • Long service award
  • Staff referral scheme
  • Employee Recognition

You will have access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development to help pursue your own personal goals. We also offer accredited training programmes, supplemented by ongoing learning opportunities.

Come and join our fantastic team.


Information about the school

Parkview Academy is a secondary, independent SEMH school in Margate which caters for students with SEMH, who need a smaller, more structured educational placement in order to develop and achieve their full potential.

Job Context: Parkview Education strives to provide services which are user-friendly and sensitive to the individual needs of our pupils, Local authorities and all sections of the community. It is the responsibility of all staff to work to achieve this within our ethos of service, quality, equality and partnership.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).