Phase Leader with Core Curriculum Responsibility

Medeshamstede Academy (Peterborough)

This vacancy is now closed


Salary: Leadership L3-L9 (£44,331-£51,402 PA)

Interviews WC 4th December 2023

Starting date 15th April 2024 or earlier.

Are you a great teacher/middle leader looking for a new challenge? Look no further! 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative leader to join our dedicated team of practitioners. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a phase within our academy with additional responsibility for a core curriculum area. We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career with the support of our new leadership team.

We’re looking for a leader who:

  • has experience of teaching young people with autism and is committed to adapting learning to the needs of individuals
  • is reflective and innovative in their practice
  • has the drive to lead a core curriculum area (Healthy Living (PE, Food, PSHE, Personal Development) or Foundation Subjects)
  • and can support other practitioners to develop their practice
  • can build positive relationships with staff, pupils and parents alike
  • has experience of successfully leading (subject or phase) and can contribute ideas to a strong and forward-thinking team
  • is willing to develop their knowledge and skills in using IT to support children’s learning and their own workload

About us:

Medeshamstede Academy is an all through Academy for pupils aged 4 to 16. All pupils have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) for communication and interaction with a diagnosis of Autism as their main presenting need.

We welcome visits from prospective candidates, if you would like an informal conversation about the post before applying or a tour, please contact Ms Kirsty Beynon:

In Return:

You can be assured that you will be joining a successful Multi Academy Trust that has a great track record in helping children to succeed no matter what their background. The Trust is dedicated to valuing and developing the workforce whether that be through ensuring a fair workload or offering access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance professional growth.

We believe in looking after the people who make a huge difference to our children, their families and the communities we serve. That’s why we give everyone who joins a Perkbox account – with 24/7 access to perks and discounts, plus curated wellbeing tools to look after your physical and mental health. It’s part of our commitment to look after you.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

  • Hundreds of global and local perks, available online 24/7
  • Shopping discounts from the biggest brands, all year round
  • Save money on everything from the supermarket shop to summer holidays
  • A free Employee Assistance Programme from Health Assured

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close and interview this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. It is an offence to apply for a role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.