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  • Start date details

    ASAP pending checks

  • Closing date

    22 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

28,000 and 38810

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

The main purpose of the role is to:

  • Be responsible for the excellent and success teaching, learning and achievement of all pupils in the class ensuring equality of opportunity for all
  • Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/carers, governors, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of pupils
  • Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children within the school

What the school offers its staff

Transforming Futures Trust Values


  • Professional excellence in all we do
  • Valuing the individual and our service to them
  • Valuing growth and releasing potential
  • Celebrating Success
  • Compassion and caring for everyone

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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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