Stephenson (MK) Trust is an continually expanding organisation committed to supporting young people who are at risk of exclusion from mainstream secondary provision (Bridge Academy) and specialist secondary provision for students with Social Emotional and Mental Health needs (Stephenson Academy).  We provide inclusive education for young people with a range of educational and social needs in order to maximise and improve their life chances.

Exciting opportunities have arisen to join our dedicated workforce.  If you know how to put yourself in other people shoes, are positive flexible, resilient and can use your initiative, you could make a difference to the lives of these young people.  Your job is about building relationships and committing to helping students make progress, both academically and personally.  Personal qualities such as integrity and being able to work effectively as part of a team are as important as experience, which is why our staff join us from different roles and trades.

We currently have a team including teachers, instructors, teaching assistants, behaviour and learning mentors.



Teaching Assistants

Salary: £17,976 - £21,852 (FTE), £15,573 - £18,931 (actual) 
term time only (39 weeks)

Do you want to make a real difference to your students? Is job satisfaction a priority? Do you want to achieve more than just results at the end of each academic year? Then come and join Stephenson (MK) Trust.

We are dedicated to improving the quality of education for students with complex social, emotional and mental health needs giving them the best possible life chances.

You will play a key role in supporting students to access a broad and balanced curriculum whilst working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

This role is suitable for people with a range of experience and a genuine interest in improving the life chances of our students, which is one of the most important qualities we are looking for.

Applicants are welcome to have a tour of the academy prior to an interview and are encouraged to have a look at our website

Experience of education is not essential, as we provide training and there will be opportunities to achieve a professional qualification.

Due to the promotion of current staff we have a vacancy in our special school Stephenson Academy and in our Post 16 Centre.

Closing date for all applications: NO CURRENT VACANCIES AT PRESENT

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Primary (KS2) Teacher

Salary: MPS/UPS Permanent and Full time

The position would suit both primary and middle school teachers with the enthusiasm, creativity and resilience to work in our successful and inclusive Learning Community. If you are already have experience of working effectively with vulnerable pupils with challenging behaviour and relish the opportunity of moving into special education, then this position is ideal.

Applications from both primary and middle school practitioners are welcomed.

Closing date for all applications: Midday, Wednesday 21st October 2020, Interviews on Friday 23rd October.

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Stephenson (MK) Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  This commitment to robust Recruitment, Selection and Induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf.  An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate is required prior to commencement of this post