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Vacancies

RECRUITMENT OPEN EVENING AT

COURTLANDS SCHOOL

ON WEDNESDAY 5TH FEBRUARY 2020

FROM 16.30 – 18.00

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Vacancies

School Maintenance Operative

35 Hours per week 52 weeks per year

Grade D point 8

£18.870 Actual Salary

Permanent

Full Job Description
GDPR Policy

ACE Schools Multi Academy Trust (MAT) was formally set up on 1st June 2016 with the aim of building on the solid foundation established when a number of complementary education provisions throughout Plymouth were brought together under a single umbrella called ACE Schools.

ACE Schools now operate around Plymouth from eight different locations and provide education and support services throughout the community to support pupils to access education in schools, medical facilities or their own homes.  As an alternative education provider, and pupil referral unit, ACE Schools has developed a great reputation both locally and nationally for the work that it does.

Since becoming a multi academy trust, ACE Schools has been joined by Courtlands Special School, a local primary school for pupils with special educational needs. Courtlands Special School became an academy on 1st February 2017 to become part of the multi academy trust.

We are looking for a School Maintenance Operative to oversee the cleaning team and maintain high levels of maintenance and cleanliness.

If you have experience of buildings maintenance, enjoy working to tight deadlines, then we would like to hear from you.

Closing date: Wednesday 29th January 2020
Interview Date: Week Commencing 3rd February 2020
Start Date: ASAP pending Pre-Employment checks

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Teaching Assistants

29.83 hours per week, term time only

Grade D point 8

Actual Salary £13,770

Full Job Description

 GDPR Policy

Courtlands is a friendly and ambitious special school who cater for primary aged (4 years – 11 years) children 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. You see therapies many schools do not offer and a curriculum that invents and interests. You see learning organised to meet the developmental needs of the children and we have the confidence to buck the trend, stand out, and to aim for the outstanding.

We are looking for a compassionate and resilient Teaching Assistant to support the children in our school. You will be assigned to work with a group of children, or one particular child. You should be armed with flexibility and plenty of resilience to come back each day with a ‘new day’ attitude. You will be fully supported by the team of Teaching Assistants and our Teaching staff in order to get the best out of the children who attend Courtlands.

This is an exciting opportunity for a confident and motivated individual to work under the guidance of teaching/senior staff within the school.  We can offer you a role that will genuinely make a real difference to the lives of our children and their families, but it will be hard work, requiring creativity, resilience and perseverance.

If you have good communication skills, and a desire to help make a difference to young people’s lives then we would like to hear from you.

Courtlands School is part of the ACE Multi Academy Trust

You will be required to undertake Managing Actual and Potential Aggression (MAPA) training as part of your induction.

Closing date: Noon on Monday 10th February 2020
Interview Date: Week Commencing 17th February 2020
Start Date: ASAP pending Pre-Employment checks

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Meal Time Assistant

1.15 hours per day, term time only

Permanent

Actual Salary £2,516 per year

Job Description

GDPR Policy

Courtlands School is a friendly and ambitious special school who cater for primary aged (4 years – 11 years) children 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. You see therapies many schools do not offer and a curriculum that invents and interests. You see learning organised to meet the developmental needs of the children and we have the confidence to buck the trend, stand out, and to aim for the outstanding.

We are looking for a compassionate and resilient Meal Time Assistant to encourage good table manners and assist the children to eat a balanced meal. The successful candidate will also be required to carry out other activities including playing with the children outside and running indoor lunchtime clubs.

This is an exciting opportunity for a confident and motivated individual to work under the guidance of teaching/senior staff within the school.

We can offer you a role that will genuinely make a real difference to the lives of our children and their families, but it will be hard work, requiring creativity, resilience and perseverance.

If you have good communication skills, and a desire to help make a difference to young people’s lives then we would like to hear from you.

Closing date: Wednesday 29th January 2020
Interview Date: Week Commencing 3rd February 2020
Start Date: ASAP pending Pre-Employment checks

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Teacher and Department Leader (Full Time Permanent)

MPR/UPR (£24,372 – £40,886)

With TLR 2A (£2,821) + SEN1 (£2,229)

Job Description

GDPR Policy

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.

We are looking to recruit an outstanding teacher to join the team and lead learning in KS1. We are looking for a teacher with a real passion for working with complex but rewarding children in a supportive and compassionate environment. 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. Due to the leadership element of the role, we welcome applications from experienced teachers for this post.

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.

We want staff who see the children’s challenges for what they are, who can PACE with the best of them, and can remain calm under pressure.

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 28th February 2020

   Interviews: Week Commencing 2nd March 2020

Start Date: September 2020 or sooner if available

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CV’s will not be accepted.

Our application form will need to be fully completed. 

Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Please email recruitment@aceschools.net for an application form.

For more information or an informal discussion please contact

Katherine Wildman on 01752 396118

 Courtlands School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. This, as well as additional Pre-Employment checks will be undertaken before a confirmed offer of employment is made to successful applicants.