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Job Ref No. ECC1100-20S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: MPR/UPR
Position Start Date: 16/04/2018 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 11/01/2018 4pm Date of Interviews: week commencing 15th January 2018  

Job Description

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Do you want to come to work each day with a smile on your face?

Do you want to work for a values led Trust?

Do you want to work at the cutting edge of pedagogic development?

Do you want to work with an inspirational leadership team?

If yes, we want to know who you are.

We are building a team of teachers at Olive Academies who are confident and enthusiastic about delivering our innovative curriculum at our alternative provision academy in Thurrock. We work with teachers who are determined to improve the life chances of young people aged 11 to 16 with social, emotional and mental health challenges.

We are looking for great teachers with expertise in any subject area who are innovative, passionate and creative practitioners.

The way we teach at Olive AP Academy Thurrock gives our pupils:

- Real life immersion experiences, field work and outdoor learning opportunities

- Physical, drama and art therapeutic approaches to learning

- Resilience and character building through service to the community

- An "ethic of excellence"; encouraging our pupils to produce "beautiful work"

- Learning through head, heart and hands experiences

We are looking for someone who can model and encourage traits such as leadership, communication, determination, ambition, reflection, empathy and conviction.

What we can offer you:

- very small class sizes

- the freedom to be innovative without the constraints of a mainstream curriculum

- a close and supportive team environment

- fast track to leadership and career progression

- high quality CPD and strong links to mainstream schools

- an organisation which is values driven and has the child at the centre of everything we do

- the gift of making a huge impact to the lives of young people

Please contact us if you would like to visit our academy. Jo Hill, our headteacher, will be delighted to welcome you for a tour and informal chat.

If you believe you have the skills and expertise to help us in our ambitious journey to outstanding, we want to hear from you.

Return your application form to susie.tyler@oliveacademies.org.uk

About Olive

Olive Academies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.

Olive Academies is a multi-academy trust, approved by the Department for Education. Established in 2013, it is one of the first academy sponsors specialising in alternative provision in England. Its principal aims are to encourage students, many of whom live in deprived communities, to develop the confidence, skills and knowledge to believe that they can be successful in their own lives. Find out more about the trust www.oliveacademies.org.uk

Supporting documents:

- Application form

- Job description

- Person specification

- Key information

- Olive Academies Safer Recruitment and Selection Policy Statement

Information about the School

We provide educational opportunities for pupils with barriers to learning and medically unwell pupils from ages 5 - 16 years. These opportunities are created by securing a range of pathways for our students and through providing unconditional care and guidance.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Susie Tyler
Leicester Road, Tilbury
Essex, RM18 7AX
Telephone: 01708 853781
Email: susie.tyler@oliveacademies.org.uk