Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Courtlands School, Plymouth, Devon, PL6 5JS

18 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    5 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Annual or full time equivalent salary

23,953

Actual salary

19,404

Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

Job Title: Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Academy: Courtlands School (part of Transforming Futures Trust)

Grade: E (£23,953 FTE) Actual salary £19,404

Hours: 35 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Applying for the job

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

Download an application form - 2.2 MB

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Courtlands School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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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