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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    23 June 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5

Contract type


Pay scale

MPR 1 - UPS 3

Additional allowances

TLR 3C and SEN

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Outstanding classroom practitioner
  • Operational experience of working with young people with additional needs in special settings or mainstream
  • High expectations for accountability and consistency
  • Recent experience of monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of teaching and learning, including its outcomes in terms of progress and achievement and personal development and wellbeing.
  • Experience in the thorough and efficient induction of new staff to provide excellent education, safeguarding and staff retention.
  • Able to motivate staff and hold them to account
  • Experience of managing a staff team and delegation of roles, responsibilities and management tasks as appropriate and monitoring their implementation
  • Experience of working with parents/carers and other agencies
  • Demonstrated commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils on site
  • Ability to model effective and systematic behaviour management, with clear boundaries, sanctions, praise and rewards.
  • Have good communication, planning and organisational skills.
  • Demonstrates resilience, self-motivation and commitment to driving up standards of achievement.
  • Ability to work under pressure, handle a variety of situations and people and self-manage time.
  • Understanding of outstanding practice in teaching across the curriculum and key stages.
  • The ability to lead and work as part of a team with an understanding of the impact of change and different leadership styles on individuals and organisations.
  • Demonstrated the ability to work strategically and successfully at a middle leadership level.
  • Ability to articulate a sound educational philosophy consistent with the school aims.

What the school offers its staff

Transforming Futures Trust is a great place to work - across our schools we have over 300 talented members of staff, in a variety of teaching and support roles. Our alternative provision and special school academies are nurturing, inclusive communities which combine creative and engaging learning opportunities with a culture of respect.

The Trust attracts people who are up to the challenge of working in our innovative and exciting environment to improve outcomes for children and young people. The rewards are seeing the difference we make every day and being part of a caring and supportive team.

As a large alternative provision that is part of a Trust we can offer you as future employees many

exciting benefits:

SCHOOL DAY: The school day for students runs from 8:30am - 3.30pm, except on Fridays when lessons finish at 1.00pm.

HEALTH ASSURED Health Assured provide our employees with support to enable you and your immediate family the best in life. Their 24/7 confidential support service can be used for a variety of issues including;

Legal information

Housing concerns

Family issues

Financial information

CPD: All members of staff have CPD sessions that take place on a Friday afternoon that are finished by 3:30pm, meaning that none of our training takes place after the school day. Each week we run a wide variety of ‘drop in’ sessions to allow staff to tailor their professional development.

CAREER PROGRESSION: As a school that covers three counties, staff can move between bases and progress their careers into one of 23 different roles in the school.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About ACE Schools Plymouth

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 19
School size
221 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19

ACE Schools Plymouth AP Academy (part of ACE Schools Multi Academy Trust) was formally set up on 1st June 2016 with the aim of building on the solid foundation established by the previous PRU. ACE Schools Plymouth operates from thirteen sites around Devon & Cornwall and provides education and support services throughout the community to support pupils to access education in schools, community centres, medical facilities or their own homes.

We offer outstanding opportunities in education for young people aged between 4 and 18 who do not attend mainstream schools for a variety of reasons including; medical need, risk of exclusion, behaviour, mental health diagnoses and SEN. Our dynamic and ground-breaking approach ensures our young people become successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens. ACE has grown rapidly into one of the largest and most successful AP Academy models in the UK.

If you have resilience and have the desire to help make a difference to young people’s lives then we would like to hear from you.

ACE Schools Plymouth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and will be undertaken before a confirmed offer of employment is made to successful applicants.

You will be required to undertake positive handling training as part of your induction and essential qualification and person requirements should be met as per role profile to be considered for shortlisting.

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