Courtlands School, Plymouth, Devon

Job details

Job role
Teacher, SEN specialist
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPR1 - UPR 3

Job summary

Courtlands School
Reporting into Lee Earnshaw, Headteacher
Teachers Pay and Conditions: MPR1 to UPR3 (£25,714 - £41,604)
Plus SEN1 £2,290
Contract: Permanent
Closing Date: 12pm Tuesday 9th March 2021

Job Purpose
The main purpose of the role is to:
• Be responsible for the learning and achievement of all pupils in the class ensuring equality of opportunity for
• 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

Employee benefits

SEN 1 - £2290

Applying for the job

Please download the attached documents as well as the Trust application form.

Return your fully completed application form to recruitment@transformingfutures.org.uk before 12pm on 9th March 2021

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
97 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number

About Courtlands School

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.

Arranging a visit to Courtlands School

contact recruitment@transformingfutures.org.uk

School location

Widey Lane, Plymouth, Devon, PL6 5JS

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