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Multi-Skills Construction Instructor - Westlands Academy

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Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 27/09/2019 12:00
£17,208.00 - £27,216.00 Annually
Hours per week:
32.5 hours per week
Job Category:
Schools - Support
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Closing date:
27 Sep

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Horizons Specialist Academy Trust consists of five academies and one sixth form across the Tees Valley area serving a population of approximately 550 students aged 5 to 19 with a broad range of learning difficulties.

The Trust wishes to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic multi skills construction instructor to join our existing friendly team. Westlands Academy is located in Thornaby and caters for students aged 11-16 who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs (SEMH).

This is a new post and we are looking for the right person to develop our curriculum to enable learners to gain experience of a wide variety of trade and vocational skills to further prepare them for the world of work. The school is equipped with a large and well-resourced workshop with extensive grounds behind that can be developed for a variety of purposes. The successful candidate will show strong teamwork skills and be able to plan and deliver a variety of multi-skills construction lessons.

The ideal candidate will:

- Be able to deliver a wide range of skills including brickwork, carpentry, plumbing, painting and decorating and horticulture.
- Ideally have experience in teaching (construction-related training courses preferred)
- Be responsible for all Health & Safety issues within this area.
- Be aware of the challenges of working with pupils with SEMH needs.
- Have the ability to create suitable schemes of work and assess work according to exam specifications.
- Be able to work flexibly and within a team and hold a formal qualification in a construction trade.

A visit to Westlands Academy would be recommended. To arrange this and/or to obtain an application form and further information please e-mail Mrs Julie Povall, HR Clerk on Julie.povall@horizonstrust.org.uk or contact by telephone on 01642 677113.

The Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Completed application forms should be returned by 12 noon on Friday 27th September 2019 to: Mrs Julie Povall, HR Clerk, Horizons Specialist Academy Trust, c/o Abbey Hill Academy, Ketton Road, Stockton-on-Tees. TS19 8BU or by email to Julie.povall@horizonstrust.org.uk. Please do not submit applications directly to Westlands Academy

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