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Special Needs Teacher Description

Special Needs Teacher Application




Cann Bridge School requires two outstanding
and enthusiastic teachers for April 2019

Cann Bridge School caters for children with severe learning difficulties from 3 to 19 years in the vibrant waterside City of Plymouth on a purpose built site, Tor Bridge, where inclusion is approached in inspiring ways.
Class Teacher MPR, 1 SEN Point

We require two skilled and passionate teachers who will be responsible for the delivery of a full curriculum in an original and exciting way to ensure that the learning needs of all the individuals in the class groups are met. Both positions are in Key Stage 1 classes; early years/KS1 and experience of complex learning disabilities will be beneficial.

Please visit the school website for information about the school or contact the Headteacher for further details. Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged.

Job details and application form are available from the website (School Information – Vacancies) or by request from the school via email:

Closing date, for the positions is Friday 25th January 2019 and interviews will take place in the week beginning Monday 11th February.

All roles at the school require direct access to children and successful candidates will require appropriate references and enhanced clearance under DBS.

Michael Loveman
Headteacher Cann Bridge School


Required from November 2018
Teaching assistant (Grade C)
Temporary until August 2019

Salary £17,681– £18,870 (pro rata approx. £11,970- £12,775)
29.25 hours per week 39 weeks per year

Are you hard working, resilient, calm, responsible, quick thinking, willing to learn and with a good sense of humour?
If this is you, we could offer you a role, which is very rewarding in a supportive school environment.

Cann Bridge School caters for children with severe learning difficulties from 3 to 19 years and we require a Grade C teaching assistant from November 2018. The post is initially temporary with the possibility of permanency for the right candidate.

The post will be in our Early Years Foundation Stage Class, working with a skilled team under the direction of an experienced teacher. The practice in the class is of an exceptionally high standard delivering outstanding outcomes for the pupils.

Experience of early years development, knowledge of children with learning difficulties, experience of complex behaviour and autistic spectrum conditions and an appropriate qualification at Level 2 are required; you will need to demonstrate this in your application and at interview.

Applicants will need to be calm, patient, with a good sense of humour, and willing to undertake any training necessary.

The role involves working with vulnerable children and adults and so all applicants will require an enhanced DBS clearance.

Closing date: Friday November 2nd, application forms and a job description are available from the school reception or the website.