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Join the Nexus team as a Post 16 Tutor - Kelford

Position: Post-16 Tutor

Salary: Band G, 19 – 23 £22,634 - £24,382 (Pro rata) (£29,777 – £32,076 FTE)

Location: Forest View, Estate Road, Rawmarsh, Rotherham, S62 7JD

Contract type: 32.5 hours per week, term time only. Fixed term for 12 months maternity cover.

Closing date: 10Th June 2024

Interview date: W/C 17th June 2024

About our school

Kelford School is a well-established passionately child-centred special school for children and young people with severe and complex needs. Kelford School serves 144 amazing children and young people from the who are very well-supported by a highly dedicated and hard-working team of professionals. Kelford has exceptionally strong partnerships with other schools within Nexus Multi Academy Trust.

The Sixth Form provision is largely offsite and is centred around meeting the Preparation for Adulthood needs of the young people that we serve. We offer Qualifications from ASDAN and Entry Levels to Princes Trust and Vocational Qualifications at Level 1 and 2. We aim to provide our young people with the life, social and employability opportunities to prepare them for the next stage in their lives.

About the Trust

Nexus Multi Academy Trust was founded in 2016 and has the highest ambitions possible for everyone we work with. We are a forward thinking and innovative Trust with collaboration, enrichment and improvement enshrined within our day to day practice ensuring that learners and their families are always at the centre of what we do.

The vision for Nexus is that we are constantly “Learning together, to be the best we can be.” This vision is what we aspire to and is as relatable to every employee and partner of our Trust as it is to our children, young adults and their families. Please see a copy of our most recent prospectus, which is included in the recruitment pack for this advert.

Our Opportunity

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a skilled Tutor to join our Kelford Team teaching students across the 6th form department in order to ensure the highest possible standards of achievement, personal development and wellbeing.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with young people who have needs ranging from autistic spectrum conditions to attachment difficulties and developmental trauma and be keen to help us develop our therapeutic approach towards helping our pupils achieve successful outcomes. The successful candidate would have a specialism in an academic (English or Maths) or Vocational Area and would also ideally have experience of working in a school or college setting.

Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure and you will be working in a school where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where pupils are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible.

Ultimately, all of our roles give you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference and we are looking for individuals with the right motivation, personal qualities and good levels of resilience.

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team, who work hard and support each other to deliver personalised, bespoke education & care.

What you can expect 

Further information 

Visits are warmly welcomed, or alternatively you may like an informal and confidential conversation about the role.

Please contact school on 01709 222087 or kelfordschool@nexusmat.org if you have any questions.

Nexus Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level and a barred list check. Further information about the Disclosure and Barring Service can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

We are an equal opportunities employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.

To apply please complete an application form which can be found on our vacancy page - Kelford Vacancies

Completed application forms are to be returned via email or post to Samantha Sayles on kelford.vacancies@nexusmat.org or postal address: Kelford School, Oakdale Road, Kimberworth, Rotherham S61 2NU.

All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.


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Career salary

NJC 19 - 23 £22,634 - £24,382 pro rata (£29,777 - £32,076 FTE)

Working hours

32.5 hours a week

Career location

Rotherham, South Yorkshire

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