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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Courtlands School, Plymouth, Devon, PL6 5JS

This job expired on 27 November 2022

  • Start date details

    pending pre-employment checks

  • Closing date

    27 November 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 November 2022

Job details

Job role

  • Higher level teaching assistant

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Grade E

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to recruit outstanding HLTAs to join the team. We are looking for people with a real passion for working in an environment with complex but rewarding children in a supportive and compassionate environment. You will complement the work of teachers by taking responsibility for agreed learning activities under an agreed system of supervision. This may involve planning, preparing and delivering learning activities for individuals/groups or short term for whole classes and monitoring pupils and assessing, recording and reporting on pupil’s achievement, progress and development

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, which will be undertaken before an offer of employment is made.

Please head over to our website www.transformingfutures.org.uk to view all our current vacancies and to download the job description, applicant pack and application form. Apply by returning completed application form via e-mail to: tftrecruitment@deltservices.co.uk

What the school offers its staff

Courtlands is a friendly and ambitious special school who cater for primary aged (4 years - 11 years) children with Moderate Learning Difficulties and Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. Our innovative curriculum is based on meeting individual’s needs rather than schemes of work and provides a wide range of curriculum and therapeutic input. You see therapies many schools do not offer and a curriculum that invents and interests. You see learning organised to meet the developmental needs of the children and we have the confidence to buck the trend, stand out, and to aim for the outstanding.

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About Courtlands School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
School size
101 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Courtlands Special School Academy is a friendly and ambitious academy in Plymouth which caters for primary aged children (4-11) with Moderate Learning Difficulties and Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. Our innovative curriculum is based on meeting individual’s needs rather than schemes of work, and provides a wide range of curriculum and therapeutic input. We are leaders in our field, having won numerous national awards for our work, and work in a Trauma Informed way to support our children to overcome their difficulties and make great progress in all areas of their development. We constantly strive for the best ways to support our children, and welcome innovation and new, evidence based ways of working. You will need high levels of emotional resilience, and good coping strategies born out of successful experience of teaching and supporting children with complex needs including Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties such as ADHD and attachment disorders; Communication and Interaction needs such as ASC and Speech and Language Difficulties. This could be in either a special school or mainstream school, with mainstream experience being an advantage. We can offer you a motivated and skilled staff team and a real opportunity to make a difference to the future of our wonderful children and school. We look after our staff with award winning care for their wellbeing (National Wellbeing in Schools Award 2019). You won’t be taking marking home to do in the evening, and you will be given the freedom to meet the needs of the pupils in your class, along with the resources to do it. You will receive training in a wide range of SEND and real time support and mentoring form a Leadership Team whose door is literally open all the time.

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