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Teaching Lead for Psychotherapy and Psychotherapeutic Practitioner- 307294

Alpha Academies Trust
19th March 2021
Discovery Drive
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September 2021
MPS/UPS (£25,714 - £41,604)
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Chief Executive Officer: Mr S French 

Required: September 2021

Teaching Lead for Psychotherapy and Psychotherapeutic Practitioner

MPS/UPS (£25,714 - £41,604)

The Discovery Academy is seeking to appoint an ambitious individual to work closely with the Trust Strategic Lead for AP and Safeguarding on the development of Wellbeing across the Trust.  This is a fantastic opportunity for an inspiring and aspirational individual to join a creative and supportive team. The successful candidate will assess student needs from within the AP Hubs and deliver first class therapeutic care and will have a proven track record of using researched based therapies to support mental health.

Our guiding principle is to ‘expect excellence’ in everything that we do. Every student is encouraged to achieve their best in the pursuit of excellence. Our strong ethos of pride and mutual respect, together with high quality teaching, ensures our students understand our high expectations for behaviour and have opportunities to excel in learning. Discovery Academy’s students leave as aspiring, motivated and confident young adults.

The Academy boasts outstanding facilities, a state-of-the-art learning environment and was judged ‘Good’ following an inspection by Ofsted in January 2019.

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.

If you feel that the position is of an interest, you have the right experience and skills and are ready for fresh challenges, then we would love to hear from you.  For an application form and recruitment pack please see our website,  Should you need any further information regarding your application please contact our Recruitment Team by email at

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed, please contact the Academy to arrange a mutually convenient appointment. 

The Alpha Academies Trust requires an application form to be completed, please note CV’s alone will not be accepted. Should you wish to apply, completed application forms should be sent to quoting the job reference number detailed above.

Closing Date for this Post: Monday 19th April 2021 at 9:00am

Interview Date: To be confirmed

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