7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    1st September

  • Closing date

    24 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

MPR 1 - UPR 3

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Promote and facilitate excellent progress and well-being of individual students across the curriculum, assigned to him/her.
  • Contribute to an outstanding culture of community across the school.
  • Model the high standards of communication, interpersonal skills and peer relationships expected in every interaction with students, staff and families.

  • Teach students in accordance with the professional duties of a teacher.
  • Teach students, in subjects across the curriculum, on a one to one or small group basis who are unable to access learning in a classroom group or environment.
  • Create individual personalised learning plans based upon the student’s EHCP constituting of lessons plans, wider programmes of study and resources in collaboration with the class teacher to ensure that individual students assigned access learning, make progress, and attain qualifications.
  • Organise, lead, and evaluate the impact of offsite provision, including work experience, quality assurance of alternative providers and the progress assigned students make within such a programme.
  • Assess students on their existing ability in a subject area in collaboration with the subject specialists.
  • Creating a schedule for teaching, learning and progress in range of subject areas including offsite trips, visits, and experiences.
  • With the support of the subject specialist, assess a student’s level of progress within a subject and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Provide formative, summative and practice formal assessments and examinations or tests to prepare students for exams.
  • Review student’s independent learning, assignments and test scores and working through problem questions that the student did not answer correctly.
  • Provide support for students during their examinations.
  • Communicate with staff, professionals and families about trouble areas or any issues that requite attention as relevant.
  • Keep up to date on the current curriculum and latest teaching trends.
  • Maintain an excellent knowledge of the ways, strategies and approaches that will best work with students who have identified SEMH needs.
  • In each case, having regard to the curriculum for the school, and with a view to promoting the development of the abilities and aptitudes of the students in any class or group assigned to him/her.

- planning and preparing courses and lessons.

- teaching, according to their education needs, the students assigned to him/her, including the setting, and marking of work to be carried out by the student in the school and elsewhere.

  • Manage student learning through effective teaching in accordance with the Schemes of Work and Policies.
  • Ensure continuity, progression and cohesiveness in all teaching.
  • Use a variety of methods and approaches (including differentiation) to match curricular objectives and the range of student needs and ensure equal opportunity for all students.
  • Work effectively as a member of the ACE Tiverton team to improve the quality of teaching and learning.
  • Set high expectations for all students, to deepen their knowledge and understanding and to maximise their achievement.
  • Develop and use positive relationships in an environment of mutual respect which allows students to feel safe and secure and promotes their self-esteem.
  • Promote and facilitate the general progress and well-being of individual students; and of any class or group of students assigned to him/her.
  • Provide guidance and advice to students on educational matters and on their further education and future careers, including information about sources of more expert advice on specific questions, making relevant records and reports.
  • Advise, co-operate, and lead, in conjunction with the wider team, in the preparation and development of courses of study, teaching materials, teaching programmes, methods of teaching and assessment and pastoral arrangements.
  • Maintain good order and discipline among the students and safeguard health and safety both when they are authorised to be on school premises and when they are engaged in authorised school activities elsewhere.
  • Perform the duties of a Learning Family Leader with care and diligence.
  • Undertake consultations, in collaboration with Senior leaders, as part of the admission process of the school, including visits to a student’s home, school or other location.
  • Undertake, lead and analyse the assessment data collected as part of the admission process to the school identify students who need support in their learning across the curriculum and working alongside the Student and Family Support and Senior Leadership Team to ensure suitable opportunities for teaching and learning are in place.
  • Undertake tuition as required offsite or in a student’s home, with the relevant risk assessments in place.

What the school offers its staff

  • The chance to be part of a new and growing school community and to influence how we evolve over the next few years.
  • A brand-new £4.5 million building plus an additional purpose Nurture (The Haven) Hub building opened in September 2022.
  • State-of-the-art facilities and resources, including laptops for all students and teachers, and Wi-Fi enabled mobile devices for support staff.
  • A strong, happy, experienced team of staff - plus two therapy dogs and a tortoise!
  • Access to high quality CPD, including Team Teach physical intervention training.
  • The opportunity to be involved in developing a new curriculum from scratch.
  • A school day running from 8am-2pm with an early finish of 1:30pm on Fridays.
  • Freshly prepared hot meals provided by our own school chef.
  • The opportunity to work alongside a multi-disciplinary team to provide support for students.
  • Health Assured provide our employees with a range of benefits including funded physiotherapy sessions, counselling sessions, free eye tests, member discounts, great deals and cashback on shopping, travel, and restaurants.

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to Tftrecruitment@deltservices.co.uk

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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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