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The Rowans AP Academy

Inspiring change for a brighter future


To start ASAP – Come and join our inspirational team and make a difference to the lives of young people


33 hours per week, term-time only plus staff training days

Salary: Salary scale C1 (£21,968-£27,852) pro rata + Special Needs Allowance of £1,401

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an inspirational team recently rated outstanding in all areas by Ofsted (Nov 2021)

The inspiring Change SEN Primary Provision is new provision opened in September 2023 and is part of The Inspiring Change Trust.  The Primary SEN provision caters for Key stage 2 pupils who have an Education, Health and Care Plan with their main need being Social, Emotional and Mental Health.

The school is in a purpose-built provision on the site of The Rowans AP Academy.  The school benefits from sharing the resources of the secondary provision.

Currently there are two classes of pupils who benefit from a creative and personalised curriculum and a trauma informed approach from all staff.  Teachers and pupils are supported by skilled behaviour and learning support assistants.

We are looking to appoint someone with an understanding of the needs of pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties and who can inspire and encourage pupils to get the best learning experience. 

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a brand new inspirational and ambitious team with a strong vision.

Applicants should:

  • Have a commitment to raising standards for all young people in one or more subject areas.
  • Have at least a Level 2 qualification in both Maths and English.
  • Be able to use their own initiative and work well as part of a team.
  • Enjoy challenging, supporting and motivating young people.
  • Be highly motivated and have passion, integrity and enthusiasm to drive the school forward.

In return we can offer:

  • A dynamic school with high expectations.
  • An enthusiastic staff team and fantastic children.
  • Opportunities to develop and take on new challenges.
  • A supportive and visionary leadership group.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All staff will be required to have an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Deadline for applications – Friday 6th October 2023

Application forms for this post can be downloaded below from our website and should be returned to