Bader Academy - Teaching Professionals
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Bader Academy, Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Post: Teaching Professionals with a passion to support pupils with SEND 

Projected start up pupil number on roll: 50

Commencing: September 2020

Salary: MPS/UPS


Do you have these core traits to be a successful change maker and teacher at Bader Academy?

We are proud and excited to be opening a brand new special academy in September 2020 called Bader, based in Doncaster.  You can help create a forward thinking, innovative culture where pupils and staff can truly flourish.

Bader is being developed to meet the needs of children and young people, aged 5-19, who have an Education, Health and Care Plan with a primary diagnosis of Communication and Interaction Difficulties.

Our ambition and yours will be that Bader becomes a centre of excellence for both the specialist provision and for promoting the latest inclusive practices across education.

Our children at Bader deserve an education that will change their lives and give them the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Staff employed in our academy Trust enjoy a fulfilling career and we focus on releasing your potential and maximising your impact.

Nexus Multi Academy Trust was founded in 2016 and has the highest ambitions possible for everyone we work with.

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

Our opportunity

We are looking to appoint a number of qualified teaching colleagues to join our school opening in September.

We actively welcome applications from existing SENCO’s looking for a new whole school role as well as colleagues who have some experience in the SEND sector and will also consider NQT’s. We are also keen to talk to teachers who are passionate about transitioning to work with our children and young people. It goes without saying that we will nurture, support and provide you the professional development needed for you to succeed. Through our Trust we can also provide the training and development for you to achieve the SEND National Qualification.

We are looking to speak with both primary and secondary subject specialists, ideally those who can lead in either Math’s, English or Science. As part of our first year of opening we looking for practitioners to work with pupils across the Primary age range up to Year 7. Supporting learning within their classroom environment as well as their personal and social development during socialising periods through break and lunch times. As we move to year 2, we will then increase our secondary department.

What you can expect

  • An exciting opportunity to join brand new school with a new cohort of pupils all of whom have an EHCP
  • An opportunity to work towards a move in to school leadership
  • A thriving environment where you will be supported and encouraged to think in new ways
  • An opportunity to join colleagues who will make you proud to be part of the teaching profession.
  • Access to tailored CPD through Nexus Academies Trust and the Opportunity Area which include NPQML, NPQSL, Ambition School Leadership and SLE involvement.
  • Working within an award winning MAT who pride themselves as friendly supportive schools who together are helping to transform communities

School visits: Tuesday 10 March

Application closing date: Midnight on Sunday 15 March

Shortlisting: W/C 16 March

Interviews: W/C 23 March

Application Form

Job Profile

When applying please take into account the following:

Supporting Information
The supporting information section of your application should clearly evidence your ability to meet the requirements we have outlined in the person specification. This will be used to shortlist applicants for this role and therefore it is imperative that you provide evidence as requested.

When completing your application, please provide two employment references.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

How to apply

Bader Academy has an incredibly bright outlook and presents a unique professional development opportunity for the right candidate.  For an informal, confidential conversation about the role please call Heather Christmas who is supporting this recruitment process on behalf of Bader Academy and can be contacted at North Yorkshire County Council on 07967 469331 or 01609 536933

For an application form please click here and return to Heather Christmas - by no later than midday, Monday 24 February 2020. 

We strongly recommend that you visit us so that we can talk with you about this unique and career-defining opportunity and you will have a chance to see what we have to offer. If you would like the opportunity to visit, please email Heather Christmas.