Consultation to Admissions within our Primary Sector

Teaching and Learning Lead & Class Teacher (SEND - Primary) Nigel Bowes Academy

Post: Teaching and Learning Lead & Class Teacher (SEND – Primary)
Post Details: Full Time, 37 hours/Permanent
Salary Scale: AAT Grade 6, Points 16-22 Pro-rata Salary: £20,739.56 -£23,354 per annum Full-time Equivalent Salary: £24,432-£27,514

Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) comprises schools from all sectors: mainstream (primary and secondary) and special. AAT secures outstanding achievement and improved life chances of all our pupils. All our Academies have high expectations as the focus of their work. We are strongly committed to supporting colleagues in developing their careers further and offer excellent CPD opportunities.

We currently have the following vacancy at Nigel Bowes Academy, 70 Ensbury Avenue, Bournemouth, BH10 4HG

Teaching and Learning Lead & Class Teacher (SEND – Primary)

Full-Time, Permanent

Salary Scale: AAT Main Scale + TLR2 £2,873 + SEN Allowance £2,270 + MDSA £1,680

We are seeking to appoint an inspiring and dedicated middle leader to join Nigel Bowes Academy – an outstanding special school for pupils aged 5-11 who present predominantly with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. A significant number of pupils are also on the Autism spectrum and may have other related needs.

Alongside our Vice Principal for Quality of Education the successful candidate will shape Teaching and Learning across the school, ensuring high quality education and outcomes for all our pupils. With direct responsibility for Literacy, and overseeing subject leads, you will share expertise and coordinate training and CPD to support and enhance our broad and balanced curriculum.

Experience of working with pupils with special educational needs is desirable, however, we welcome applications from mainstream colleagues who understand the approaches needed to guide our vulnerable young people towards success.

Along with a calm, supportive and purposeful working environment, we can offer you:

  • A full induction programme and support mentor
  • Bespoke training programmes with dedicated time given to this, including an e-Library to support self-study
  • Free eye test and glasses vouchers for VDU users
  • Access to our Wellbeing provision including a free counselling service for you and your immediate family

Closing date for applications: 9.00am Wednesday 2nd February 2022

Interviews will take place: w/c 7th February 2022

Start Date: Easter 2022 or earlier


For an informal discussion with SLT or to arrange a visit please contact Charlotte Hampson (Admin Lead): [email protected] / 01202 524041

Please visit for an application pack and return completed applications to Charlotte Hampson [email protected].

Please note: we do not accept application by CV.

 Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks

T&L Lead Job Description (Jan 22)

T&L Lead Person Spec (Jan 22)

AAT Application Form 2020-21