Job vacancy

Community Teacher

Reference: PS0129

Hamilton Square (Merseyside region), North West

Permanent/Full Time

£30,000 to £40,000 (Based on teaching experience) Plus valuable Benefits

Job Title: Community Teacher (Alternative Provision)

Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 (Based on teaching experience) Plus valuable Benefits 

Location: Hamilton Square (Merseyside region)

Vacancy Type: Permanent/Full Time 

Exciting Opportunity for Community Teacher! ✨ 

Progress Schools is on the lookout for dynamic and creative Community Teachers to join our alternative education community! If you’re passionate about fostering a love for learning, embracing diversity, and encouraging students to think beyond the traditional, we want to hear from you! ✨ 

About us: 

Progress Schools is part of The Progress Group, the Group is made up of six business units, each of which aspires to innovate, influence, and inspire others through high-quality and purposeful education and training. Progress Schools is a national group of 13 independent OFSTED-regulated schools. 

Why Join Us? 

  • Innovative approach to education 
  • Emphasis on creativity and critical thinking 
  • Inclusive and supportive learning environment 
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development 

About you: 

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Teaching qualification (QTS/QTLS) – or willing to work towards
  • Degree or equivalent
  • Maths and English to at least level 2

Preferred Skills

  • A highly motivated, energetic, and enthusiastic person who is approachable and promotes positive relationships and has high expectations.
  • Effective management, administrative and organisational skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage student discipline and have a commitment to a high level of pastoral care.
  • Working successfully in partnership with parents and the wider community. 
  • Experience of dealing with students of a challenging nature.  
  • Ofsted Inspection experience (non-association independent schools framework – desirable)
  • Knowledge of equality of opportunity, safeguarding, child protection and inclusion issues and how they can be addressed effectively in schools with high levels of vulnerable children
  • The ability to swiftly identify and address issues and ensure all matters are followed up and closed off
  • To be a positive role model and take the lead in setting very high expectations of students and outcomes
  • To be able to communicate clearly and persuasively, both orally and in writing, with a diverse range of audiences, including children, parents and carers, governors, and colleagues
  • To be able to work effectively under pressure, to prioritise appropriately and to meet deadlines.
  • A variety of teaching experience across the secondary age range;  
  • Experience of virtual learning environments (desirable)
  • A proven track record as an excellent, creative teacher who motivates children (for qualified colleagues)
  • Able to relate well to children and share their interests and enthusiasms.
  • Specialist teaching qualification in a chosen subject (desirable)

Here at Progress Group, we are passionate about developing our staff as well as our students. Throughout your time with us, you will be fully supported with a range of CPD, career progression and in house training, which includes paid qualifications. This goes alongside numerous other benefits such as a pension scheme and parental leave. 

Elevate Your Work Experience with Our Outstanding Benefits Package!  

At Progress Schools, we believe in recognising and rewarding the exceptional contributions of our team members. Our benefits go beyond the ordinary, ensuring you thrive both personally and professionally. Here’s a glimpse of what we offer: 

 Recognition Awards: Be celebrated for your hard work! Our values-based Monthly, Quarterly, and Annual Recognition Awards honour your dedication and commitment to our shared success. 

 Convenient Parking Solutions: Enjoy the ease of on-site parking or, if unavailable, we’ve got you covered – parking expenses are on us! 

 Referral Bonanza: Love where you work? Refer top talent to join our family and receive a fantastic £500 Referral Bonus! 

 Professional Growth: Invest in your future with our support for professional qualifications, especially for apprentices, and covered paid membership fees. 

 Financial Security: Rest easy with our Death in Service Insurance, providing four times your salary to your loved ones. 

 Family-Friendly Policies: Experience peace of mind with our Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Leave after a required length of service. 

 Exclusive Discounts: Indulge in the MiRewards benefits platform, offering enticing shopping discounts, fuel cards, and more! 

 Health and Wellness Support: Take care of yourself with access to Medicash, covering costs for eye tests, optical, dental, prescriptions, and holistic treatments, totaling an impressive £900 annually. 

 Commute in Style: Join our Cycle to Work Scheme and enjoy a healthier commute while saving on costs. 

Supportive Environment: Experience the power of our Enhanced Employee Assistance Programme, not just for you but also for your immediate family. 

Group Connection: Stay connected with our annual Group conference and an insightful review of our comprehensive benefits. 

We’re not just offering a job – we’re offering a holistic work experience that values you as an individual. Come be a part of our vibrant and supportive community! #WorkWithUs #BenefitsBeyondOrdinary #EmployeeWellbeing   

 How to apply? 

Ready to be a part of our transformative educational journey? Submit your application with a brief note about your teaching philosophy by clicking APPLY. For further queries please contact Dishon – Phone: 07507852787 or email: dishon.arivanandham@theprogress-group.co.uk. ‍  

Let’s redefine education together! #JoinOurTeam #EducationRevolution #AlternativeEducation #TeachersWanted  

The Progress Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer. The company is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, disability, medical history, skin colour, marital status, genetic information or parental status. We base all our employment decisions on merit, job requirements and business needs. 

Are you ready to change the lives of young people in Hamilton Square (Merseyside region)? Then apply today.

If you share our passion for supporting young people, then we’d love to hear from you. Apply via our group-wide jobs portal and we’ll be in touch to discuss your application.

If you have any questions about the job or the company, please contact our friendly team who will be happy to help.

We look forward to receiving your application.