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  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 November 2023

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Full time equivalent salary: NJC Grade 12 £26,421 Actual salary: £22,927 per annum Applications are also welcome from qualified teachers (salary to be discussed at interview)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are currently looking to appoint a Lead Practitioner for SEMH at Court Fields School to work in conjunction with our SENCO and Designated Safeguarding Lead, to lead the provision of intervention programmes for students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs, planning and delivering our graduated response for SEMH, ensuring that our team of TAs are well equipped to provide effective support and enabling students to maintain an appropriate level of progress within their learning.

Essential requirements of the posts are that applicants must:

  • Previous experience of supporting students with SEMH needs in education or another field.
  • Be enthusiastic, driven and committed to supporting our school’s future success.
  • Have a commitment to improving the life chances of young people.
  • Be able to work as part of a friendly and supportive team.
  • Be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Have a commitment to professional development and training.

If you can meet the requirements of this role, we would love to hear from you. For an informal conversation to find out more about the role, or to visit us at Court Fields please contact Polly Matthews, Headteacher.

All applications should be made by completing the online application form available at www.bep.ac/vacancies and include evidence of how you meet the person specification for the role. For full details of the role, please see the job description and person specification.

Closing date: 9am on Monday 4th December 2023

Interviews: Week commencing 11th December 2023

What the school offers its staff


Commitment to safeguarding

The Blackdown Education Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all who work here to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to employment checks, including an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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About Court Fields School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
751 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address
Phone number
01823 664201

Court Fields School has nearly 800 students on roll and is an 11-16 fully comprehensive
secondary school. Our 3 values of ‘Achieve, Belong and Participate’ drive all that we do.

At Court Fields School our priority is our students: their academic and pastoral outcomes. We
focus on high quality teaching and learning and promote a climate of success and achievement for every student. We have a passion for and a commitment to the core purpose of education and focus relentlessly on each student’s right to the very best provision. We are committed to fostering self-confidence, enthusiasm, perseverance and integrity.

We continue to work relentlessly to support students to achieve academic success, develop their creativity and excel. We provide a positive learning environment where students encounter a wide range of experiences safely, encouraged by a team of dedicated and highly experienced professionals. Our vibrant learning community, coupled with a culture of high standards and high expectations brings out the best in every student, supports ambition and establishes secure foundations for the future.

Court Fields is an inspiring place to work. Having already made significant improvements over
the last 2 years, it is an exciting time to join our team. Our staff, students, parents/carers and
community are proud of the school, support its journey, and are committed to ensuring that Court Fields provides the very best for every child.

Staff at all levels have a strong visible presence within the school and both students and staff are responsive to one another. If there is a problem, we will take any action quickly and fairly. There must be no child invisible at The Castle Partnership Trust and incidents are dealt with quickly and effectively, so that children know and trust that we will take care of things and will go the extra mile with them. We are also committed to widening participation so that every child participates in learning and enrichment. All members of the school community are expected to pursue these

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