Pendle Interventions Teacher

  • Organisation: Burnley FC in the Community
  • Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 per annum
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Closing Date: 10.06.2019
  • Full time: 35 hours per week - 8.30am - 4.30pm
  • 28 days holiday per year plus long service holidays
  • Contract type: Fixed term until 31st August 2020
  • Location: Pendle, Lancashire
  • Closing Date: Monday 10th June @ 9:00am
  • Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 24th June 2019

Burnley FC in the Community (BFCitC) is the award-winning, official charity of Burnley Football Club. We work hard every day to deliver our mission to inspire, support and deliver change to communities across Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale, the Ribble Valley and West Yorkshire.

We work with over 70 local, regional and national partners in five key areas: Sport, Education, Health, Social Inclusion and Community Facilities. Our highly-skilled, dynamic and passionate team now deliver over 50 community projects that touch the lives of a huge spectrum of people in and around Burnley. From children and young people right through to senior citizens. We believe in the immense power of our football club to transform people’s lives for the better. Come and be part of our story!

The charity is looking to recruit to the role of Pendle Interventions Teacher. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of driving and shaping a new pilot project ‘Positive Goals’, led by BFCitC in close partnership with Pendle Education Trust and Pendle Vale College. As partners we believe in creating the best opportunities for learning and success by enhancing the life chances of our young people. Positive Goals aims to support Key Stage 3 children who may be struggling to achieve in the classroom, for any number of reasons, and provide an alternative environment to support their needs. The children will remain members of their school but have a variety of interventions to break down their barriers to learning and support the development of a positive mind-set that ensures they can meet their full potential.

The learning environment will be in a separate purpose-designed building and will be enhanced by access to other BFCitC facilities including our brand-new, state of the art leisure facility - Leisure Box, Whitehough Outdoor Activity Centre and UCFB at Turf Moor. All partners in the project are committed to ensuring it achieves its goals and to re-integrating the children involved back into their schools with a revitalised and positive approach to learning. High quality curriculum and teaching will be provided to all the children involved and they will also benefit from mentoring support, careers guidance. extra-curricular and reward opportunities and a positive learning environment.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Lead on planning and teaching for a small group of KS3 students selected from the three schools with particular focus on the core subjects.
  • Develop and implement students’ individual or personal learning plans, incorporating target setting and ensuring all students progress at expected rates and achieve relevant qualifications according to their level.
  • Line manage the Pendle Interventions HLTA.
  • Effectively liaise with schools and work collaboratively with designated staff around developing preventative programmes for students at risk of exclusion.
  • Attend meetings in the schools where appropriate and develop good working relationships with them.
  • Manage and oversee the transition and reintegration process of students back into the mainstream schools or other settings.
  • Manage the behaviour of the students within a clearly communicated behaviour management system and to develop new behaviour management techniques when required
  • Undertake any other duties appropriate to this role.
  • To be able to work flexible and unsociable hours where the role of the job requires.
  • Work towards agreed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Comply with all Charity policies.
  • Promote the Burnley FC in the Community brand and ethos in a professional, strong and positive manner.
  • Work alongside other team members to support in other areas of the organisation as and when required to promote best practice.
  • To be committed to equality and diversity in the workplace and a willingness to undertake all relevant equality and diversity training.

An ideal candidate will have:

  • A degree level qualification in a relevant discipline.
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) / PGCE (or equivalent).
  • Experience of teaching the core subjects.
  • Experience of teaching KS3 pupils.
  • Experience of working with children who are disengaged display challenging behaviour and in need of additional support.

Applicants will need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to work some evenings, weekends and match days as required. Applicants will need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to work some evenings, weekends and match days as required.

Please apply by downloading and completing the job application form which can be found on Burnley FC in the Community website – Careers and Opportunities. Burnley FC in the Community no longer accept CV’s.

Burnley FC in the Community is committed to safeguarding children and young people and is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Check (DBS).

*Please note only candidates selected for interview will be notified.

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