At Kedleston Group, our vision is simple, every provision we operate will be recognised as ‘outstanding’ in every way.
We will never be the biggest, but we will lead, and others will follow.
About the role:
As a Teacher - Careers and Exam Lead at Mill School Bury, you will be an integral part of our team who put the children and young people at the heart of everything we do. Alongside teaching, you will be responsible for the organisation and smooth running of both internal and external examinations, acting as the primary liaison between the school and external examination bodies, and you will take lead responsibility and accountability for the delivery of our school’s programme of careers advice and guidance. You will have the confidence and authority to lead colleagues, make decisions, and enact reforms to ensure that the school meets the Gatsby Benchmarks.
For this role, we are looking for someone who has a teaching degree or equivalent and holds QTS, ideally you will have experience of working with children with SEND and ASC, is familiar with the requirements and regulations placed on schools by both awarding bodies and the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) and has experience with the registration of candidates for all examinations, and delivering careers guidance with an understanding of the implications of a changing education landscape for careers guidance, e.g. technical education reform. We would love to hear from you if you share our passion and commitment to developing confident and capable young people by meeting their educational, health and social care needs in structured, nurturing school and home provisions.
Why work for us?
· a competitive salary and generous annual leave entitlement
· a comprehensive induction programme so you can hit the ground running
· continued professional development and training
· contributions to your pension
· a friendly, passionate team committed to getting the best outcomes for our young people
· £500 refer-a-friend bonus
· OFSTED bonuses
· life insurance
· cycle to work scheme and laptop loans
· discounts on cinema trips, electronics, fashion, home and garden, travel, groceries, gifts, utilities, health and fitness
· birthday treats
· long service and employee of the month awards
· employee assistance and counselling service, wellbeing support and advice
· optional flu jab
Mill School Bury, part of Kedleston Group, is an independent specialist day school in Greater Manchester, for children and young people aged between the ages of 7 and 17. Our purpose built state-of-the-art school provides a safe learning environment for those with social emotional and mental health needs (SEMH) and those living with autism (ASC), who also face other challenges such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dyslexia and attachment disorder (AD).
We look for people to join our staff team who have the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people.
Kedleston Group Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. You will be expected to engage in annual safeguarding training, be familiar with key policies and ensure you know the steps to take should you be made aware of a safeguarding or child protection concern. You will remain vigilant and act swiftly if you have concerns about a child and be an appropriate role model for both children and colleagues at all times.
The successful candidate is required to provide references and will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.