Inclusive Provision Manager


Inclusive Provision Manager
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The Portsmouth Academy
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Inclusion Provision Manager

Salary: TSAT Grade F £32,429-£36,499 

Start date: September 2020

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date:Monday 15th June 2020

Interview Date : Week Commencing 22nd June 2020

We are a successful and growing school, which is currently going through a period of expansion. In order to support our continued growth we are looking to expand our team of creative, supportive and dynamic staff by appointing an Inclusive Provision Manager to start at The Portsmouth Academy in September 2020.

The Portsmouth Academy is a ‘Good’ school with outstanding leadership and management.

The Inclusive Provision Manager is an exciting new role for The Portsmouth Academy. The opening of our brand new on site Inclusive Provision Department has been many years in the planning. We are delighted that we will be able to offer our students a warm and welcoming hub which will support both their academic, and their social and emotional needs to truly transform their life chances. The successful candidate will be highly involved in the shaping of this new provision and will provide clear leadership and vision for the department, building an ethos of excellence through the delivery of an alternative curriculum. 

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is in the top 10 Multi-Academy Trusts for KS4 progress- Ofsted April 2017 

As part of The Thinking Schools Academy Trust, we benefit from working cohesively as a family of schools for the benefit of our children, and for the adults who work here too. The Trust supports with planning, trips, events, CPD and much more to ensure that all of our staff are fully supported, enabling them to ensure that they can deliver the best learning that we can offer. Our mission is to “transform life chances”; at The Thinking Schools Academy Trust, we believe education has the power to change lives and children only have one chance to get this right. 

What we can offer you:

  • A very supportive and forward thinking staff team, with a leadership team who have a sharp focus on the wellbeing of staff and students. 
  • A brand new, purpose built Inclusive Provision Department which has designated areas for KS3 and KS4 provisions. It also houses a separate Internal Exclusion area for short term interventions. 
  • Progress is significantly above the national average in a range of subjects.
  • With an outstanding Leadership and Management team, we are focused on providing our staff with bespoke CPD tailored to the stage they are at in their career.
  • The Academy operates a very clear behaviour structure and pupil’s conduct in lessons and around the school is excellent. – Ofsted 2017
  • Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding practice through resources, mentoring and school visits.
  • We work closely with Teach Portsmouth, The Portsmouth Education Partnership and Portsmouth Teaching Schools Alliance
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas.
  • Onsite parking free of charge.

View our latest video to gain an insight into The Portsmouth Academy and The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Experience of working within a school, or educational setting. 
  • The ability to form high quality, professional relationships with students. 
  • A relentless drive on high standards of pupil progress and behaviour within the context of the Inclusive Provision for Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and within Internal Exclusion. 
  • The leadership and management skills to effectively design and coordinate a range of alternative provision pathways for a variety of students within KS3, 4 and Internal Exclusion. 
  • The ability to lead and manage the Inclusive Provision Department and staff attached to it, defining a clear process for students to engage with their curriculum and reflective practices around their behaviour.
  • The necessary reflective skills to effectively evaluate strategies utilised within the Inclusive Provision Department and to build this culture within the team and across the school for the students who access the provision. 
  • Be able to effectively liaise with all stakeholders including; SLT, teaching and support staff, students, parents and relevant outside agencies. 
  • Be able to communicate with clarity and precision.

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working in our school, benefitting from a supportive network of teachers across our large academy and our Trust and you are keen to progress your career, then please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

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