Transition Teacher (Primary Teacher with QTS)
Humberston Academy

Job Reference: 01466

Location: Humberston Academy

Closing Date: 05/07/2020

Vacancy Start Date: 01/09/2020

Salary: M1 - UPS3 £24,373 - £40,490

Employment Type: Fixed Term

School Type: Secondary

Hours Per week: 32.5

Humberston Academy is now recruiting for a Transition Teacher (Primary Teacher with QTS.) Preparing our SEN and low ability students for secondary aged learning.  

This is an exciting opportunity that would suit an enthusiastic and forward thinking qualified teacher who is inspired by the prospect of raising attainment whilst creating the highest standards of learning experiences for vulnerable learners within Humberston Academy.

We are looking to appoint a passionate, motivated, and creative Intervention Teacher who has proven classroom and behaviour management skills. Whether you are a newly qualified teacher or considering the next step in your teaching career, then we would like to hear from you.

As an Outstanding Academy, our mission is to equip students with academic success, life experiences, a greater depth of empathy and a sense of ambition. We are therefore passionate about providing a traditional curriculum which not only develops life skills but prepares each student for adulthood and a successful career.

You will be working in an academy that is exceptionally proud of its high standards and within a department that consistently goes above and beyond to ensure that the students receive a truly inclusive education to allow them to fulfil their potential.

We are therefore looking for a highly skilled and enthusiastic Intervention Teacher who has extensive knowledge in teaching core subjects, and be part of our team here at Humberston Academy.

About our Academy

Humberston Academy is an oversubscribed ‘outstanding’ academy located in an affluent area of North East Lincolnshire. As well as being an outstanding academy, Humberston Academy achieved ‘World Class Schools’ status in December 2019. Humberston Academy continues to deliver incredible opportunities to young people with a specific focus on STEM enrichment and favourable links to the apprenticeships industry as well as traditional route towards higher education.

Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equip our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.

We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

You will be joining a hard-working, friendly and supportive team community that is student centred with a focus on shaping young people for successful futures.

About the role

High standards of teaching and learning

A good degree in a specialist subject teaching qualification

Nationally recognised teaching qualification

To work with SEN students and low ability students

Deliver KS3 Catch up Literacy and Numeracy interventions

Lead Literacy and Numeracy development for the Intervention Wave 3 students

Experience of using a range of assessment tools (e.g. Boxall Profile to: identify barriers to learning, implement effective strategies and track progress)

Liaise with the Senior Leadership Team, Academy Improvement Leaders and Curriculum Leaders about the progress and attainment in this area

Where appropriate, deliver INSET and professional coaching to support improvements for students with low cognitive processing, numeracy and literacy levels.

Responsibility for tracking, and monitoring student progress in the Intervention classes.

Ensure effective assessment for learning, consistent recording and reporting of student progress and the effective use of assessment data

Monitor progress and standards of attainment through analysis of performance data in line with the academy’s assessment cycle

Develop and implement effective literacy and numeracy intervention strategies for students requiring intervention.

Support the RWI programme leading to rapid catch-up for students in year 7 and 8.

Support the KS2/KS3 transition process

Be flexible and responsive to a changing educational environment

Contribute to whole school initiatives

Committed to working co-operatively with young people; able to communicate sensitively, imaginatively and effectively with them

Able to communicate effectively with parents to represent the Academy positively and feedback information as appropriate

Willing to contribute to the professional development

Well motivated, enthusiastic and prepared to work hard

Honest and trustworthy

Good organisation and time management skills

Have high expectations of what students and staff can achieve

Fully supportive of the aims and ethos of  Humberston Academy

Salary & Benefits

M1-UPS3 (£24,373 - £40,490)

Teachers' Pension Scheme

Professional development programme

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

Apply now

To complete our application form, please click on 'apply for job'.  Please note we cannot accept CVs without a completed application form.

Early applications advised as we reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date.

Humberston Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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