Secondary Inclusion Teacher

Job Description

At BCA, putting children first is a fundamental part of our culture and we live our values of respect, responsibility and resilience. We strongly believe that positive outcomes for our students come from the professionalism, commitment and passion for excellence displayed by our staff.

Anticipated start September 2024

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly skilled Inclusion/SEN Teacher to join our inclusive Academy. The successful candidate for this rewarding post will have extensive teaching experience and the ability to engage and inspire students with additional needs.

We are supported by a wealth of experience in the BTC Trust Inclusion Team, more information can be found here: Inclusion - Bridgwater & Taunton College Trust (bridgwatercollegetrust.org.uk)

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a supportive and dedicated team and to play a key role in the further development of this provision at our inclusive academy. Do come and visit to meet the team and find out more about the role.

What we offer:

  • Employee Rewards scheme – High Street discounts, Staff Wellbeing centre
  • A Trust wide leadership competencies framework
  • A professional leadership development coach
  • A Trust wide staff wellbeing policy
  • 20% non-contact time for teaching staff
  • Personalised professional development supported by an exceptional team within the Academy and driven through ‘Growing Great Teachers’ which replaces appraisal.

We welcome visits to the school and will endeavour to share some of the ways we support and value our staff here at the Academy and more widely within the BTC Trust. If you’d like a conversation with Tamsin Grainger (Exec Headteacher) about the role or to book a visit, please contact recruitment@btc-trust.org.

Due to the all-through nature of the school, this role is a varied and exciting one with opportunities for innovation particularly at the key points of transition. This person will also be expected to play a key role in support students through these transition phases delivering the best teaching and support for our students.

We hope you can join us in making a significant contribution to narrowing the gap in achievement for our students and enabling young people to feel the exhilaration of going ‘beyond their best’.

Closing date for applications: Midnight, 19th May 2024

We care about our staff and provide a number of benefits in addition to salary including a positive and supportive working environment, employer pension contribution of at least 23%, generous annual leave entitlement for all-year round staff, on-site gyms, free parking, access to a retail discounts platform and Employee Assistance Programme.  Helping you achieve a good work life balance is important to us. Lots of our colleagues work flexibly including part time hours and/or job shares and we are happy to discuss these opportunities with you. 

We truly believe that diversity of thought, culture, background and perspective secure the best outcomes for our students.  We strive to build teams that represent our local communities and welcome applications from individuals who identify as members of an under-represented group and in particular individuals who identify as BAME, disabled or LGBT.  We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Bridgwater & Taunton College Trust is dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment.  Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position.