Vacancies

There are currently 6 vacancies within the Link School. See below for more details 

 

Link School, Sunderland

Headteacher: Mrs Donna Walker BSc (Hons)

Springwell Dene, Swindon Road, Sunderland SR3 4EE

Tel: 0191 561 5777

Pallion Centre, Waverley Terrace, Sunderland SR4 6TA

Tel: 0191 561 4777

The Link School is recognised nationally as one of the leading schools in Alternative Provision.

It supports the diverse needs of young people in Sunderland many of whom are extremely vulnerable and challenging. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and suitably qualified member of staff who has the commitment to improve the academic outcomes of our young learners, as well as seeking to support them in understanding their own emotions and consequences of their behaviour. The school offers a supportive working environment, a strong commitment to CPD and career opportunities.  We are a Centre of Excellence for Inclusion, and a Platinum Anti-Bullying School.

 

English Teacher MPS UPR (Secondary)

Temporary position to cover a maternity leave

Required for September 2020

The Link School delivers full time alternative education to learners across the City of Sunderland.  We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, visionary practitioner to deliver high quality teaching up to English Language and Literature GCSE. 

Are you an effective practitioner with a proven track record of improving outcomes for learners?  Are you a teacher who can work with, and get the best from learners, who others find difficult or challenging? Would you enjoy working within a team where you will help learners find their confidence and rediscover their love of learning?

Applications are welcome from mainstream colleagues and NQTs who are interested in a career in alternative education.

If you would like to discuss the post further,  please e mail caroline.granton@schools.sunderland.gov.uk or ring 0191 561 5777

Application forms and further details are available by e mailing

Ms Caroline Granton, Director of Finance and Premises, Link School, caroline.granton@schools.sunderland.gov.uk, to whom completed applications should be returned

The Link School, Sunderland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Link School safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with Sunderland Local Safeguarding Board Procedures

Closing date: Thursday 7 May Noon

Shortlisting date: to be confirmed

Interviews: to be confirmed


 

Maths Teacher MPS UPR (Secondary)

Required for September 2020

The Link School delivers full time alternative education to learners across the City of Sunderland.  We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, visionary practitioner to deliver high quality teaching up to Maths GCSE. 

Are you an effective practitioner with a proven track record of improving outcomes for learners?  Are you a teacher who can work with, and get the best from learners, who others find difficult or challenging? Would you enjoy working within a team where you will help learners find their confidence and rediscover their love of learning?

Applications are welcome from mainstream colleagues and NQTs who are interested in a career in alternative education.

If you would like to discuss the post further,  please e mail caroline.granton@schools.sunderland.gov.uk or ring 0191 561 5777

Application forms and further details are available by e mailing

Ms Caroline Granton, Director of Finance and Premises, Link School, caroline.granton@schools.sunderland.gov.uk, to whom completed applications should be returned

The Link School, Sunderland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Link School safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with Sunderland Local Safeguarding Board Procedures

Closing date: Thursday 7 May Noon

Shortlisting date: to be confirmed

Interviews: to be confirmed


 

PSHEE / Citizenship Teacher MPS UPR (Secondary)

Required for September 2020

The Link School delivers full time alternative education to learners across the City of Sunderland.  We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, visionary practitioner to deliver high quality teaching up to PSHEE and Citizenship GCSE. 

Are you an effective practitioner with a proven track record of improving outcomes for learners?  Are you a teacher who can work with, and get the best from learners, who others find difficult or challenging? Would you enjoy working within a team where you will help learners find their confidence and rediscover their love of learning?

Applications are welcome from mainstream colleagues and NQTs who are interested in a career in alternative education.

If you would like to discuss the post further,  please e mail caroline.granton@schools.sunderland.gov.uk or ring 0191 561 5777

Application forms and further details are available by e mailing

Ms Caroline Granton, Director of Finance and Premises, Link School, caroline.granton@schools.sunderland.gov.uk, to whom completed applications should be returned

The Link School, Sunderland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Link School safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with Sunderland Local Safeguarding Board Procedures

Closing date: Thursday 7 May 2020

Shortlisting date: to be confirmed

Interviews: to be confirmed


Teaching Assistant (KS3 Assessment Hub)

Grade 3 £19,554 – £21,166 pro rata to weeks worked

Full time – Term Time plus three weeks

We are recruiting for an enthusiastic and dedicated teaching assistant who will support in a range of lessons within the assessment hubs.

The successful teaching assistant will;

· Support teachers and HLTAs in the planning, preparing and teaching of lessons, supporting learner’s educational needs, making reference to prior attainment and special educational needs.

· Support in lessons across the age and ability range in school, challenging and inspiring students of all abilities.

· Be able to undertake activities with either individuals or groups of children.

· Contribute to the implementation of the curriculum.

· Set high behaviour expectations, establishing and maintaining a good standard of discipline through positive and productive relationships with learners.

· Have an interest in Outdoor Education.

· Be able to work collaboratively with colleagues as part of a professional team; and carrying out roles effectively, knowing when to seek help and advice from colleagues.

· Build and maintain successful relationships with pupils, parents/carers and staff.

· Be committed to contribute to the wider life of the school.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact the Headteacher to discuss the post further. Please ring 0191 561 5777 and ask for Caroline Granton.

The Link School, Sunderland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a criminal record check from the Criminal Records Bureau.

Applications to be requested from Caroline Granton caroline.granton@schools.sunderland.gov.uk and returned to that address by e mail

Closing date: Thursday 7 May 2020 Noon

Shortlisting date: To Be Confirmed

Interviews: To Be Confirmed


Part Time Teaching Assistant – Key Stage Three / Four –

Three Days per week – Working Pattern Monday, Tuesday and Friday

Grade 3 (SCP 18-20) £19,554 – £21,166 pro rata to hours and weeks worked

Part time – Term Time plus three weeks

We are recruiting for an enthusiastic and dedicated teaching assistant who will support in a range of lessons within school.

The successful teaching assistant will;

· Support teachers and HLTAs in the planning, preparing and teaching of lessons, supporting learner’s educational needs, making reference to prior attainment and special educational needs.

· Support in lessons across the age and ability range in school, challenging and inspiring students of all abilities.

· Be able to undertake activities with either individuals or groups of children.

· Contribute to the implementation of the curriculum.

· Set high behaviour expectations, establishing and maintaining a good standard of discipline through positive and productive relationships with learners.

· Have an interest in Outdoor Education.

· Be able to work collaboratively with colleagues as part of a professional team; and carrying out roles effectively, knowing when to seek help and advice from colleagues.

· Build and maintain successful relationships with pupils, parents/carers and staff.

· Be committed to contribute to the wider life of the school.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact the Headteacher to discuss the post further. Please ring 0191 561 5777 and ask for Caroline Granton.

The Link School, Sunderland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a criminal record check from the Criminal Records Bureau.

Applications to be requested from Caroline Granton caroline.granton@schools.sunderland.gov.uk and returned to Caroline by e mail or post.

Closing date: Thursday 7 May 2020 Noon

Shortlisting date: To be Confirmed

Interviews: To Be Confirmed


Higher Level Teaching Assistant Assessment Hub – KS3 Term Time plus three weeks

Grade 5 £23,836 – £26,317 (salary pro rata to weeks worked)

Full time – Permanent

We are recruiting for an enthusiastic and dedicated Higher Level Teaching Assistant who will deliver a range of lessons within the Hub.

The successful applicant will;

· Plan, prepare and teach lessons, supporting learner’s educational needs, making reference to prior attainment and special educational needs.

· Deliver lessons across the age and ability range in school, challenging and inspiring learners of all abilities.

· Be able to undertake activities with either individuals or groups of learners

· Actively contribute to the implementation of the curriculum.

· Set high behaviour expectations, establishing and maintaining a good standard of discipline through positive and productive relationships with learners.

· Have an interest in Outdoor Education.

· Be able to work collaboratively with colleagues as part of a professional team; and carrying out roles effectively, knowing when to seek help and advice from colleagues.

· Build and maintain successful relationships with pupils, parents/carers and staff.

· Be committed to contribute to the wider life of the school.

The Link School, Sunderland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a criminal record check from the Criminal Records Bureau.

Applications to be requested from Caroline Granton caroline.granton@schools.sunderland.gov.uk and returned to that address by e mail

Closing date: Thursday 7 May 2020 Noon

Shortlisting date: To Be Confirmed

Interviews: To Be Confirmed

Contact

Link School Springwell Dene
Swindon Road, Springwell, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear  SR3 4EE

Tel: 0191 561 5777
Email: caroline.granton@schools.sunderland.gov.uk

Link School Pallion
Waverley Terrace, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear SR4 6TA

Tel: 0191 561 4777
Email: anita.blakeman@schools.sunderland.gov.uk