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Job Details

School Name School for Inspiring Talents

School Address College House, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ121NH

Category Teaching

Job Type Full Time, Term Time

Salary/Grade (MPR1 - UPR 3 £25,714 - £41,604)

Application Deadline 23rd January 2022

Job Start Date January 2022

Date Posted 16 Dec 2021



Required for January 2022 - Start date is flexible for the right candidate

Full time, term time and permanent position

Life Chance is keen to appoint a passionate, driven, and experienced class teacher to work at School for Inspiring Talents (SfIT), part of the Life Chance Group.

Our school is part of a growing chain of independent therapeutic day schools for pupils aged 5 -16 years, who have experienced childhood trauma and/or adverse childhood experiences making it difficult for them to flourish within a mainstream setting, exhibiting Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties. Our school is currently split over two sites, one in Newton Abbot and one in Ashburton; and to ensure that we find the right candidate for our team, this appointment could be at either location or for any Key Stage.

We are looking for a special teacher who can care and nurture our unique cohort of students, whilst engaging and inspiring them with exceptional learning and teaching that breaks down barriers and challenges with high expectations. Life Chance is committed to transforming our students, and their families lives, which is why we have invested in the very best staff to support our mis sion. Benefiting from our own Doctor of Neuroscience and a highly skilled Multi-Disciplinary Team.

Our ideal candidate will be, or aspire to be, a middle leader who can coach other staff members, creating a culture of determination for outstanding provision, embodying our school motto to ‘Be the best we can be’. We would like them to take on subject leadership or lead an area for development within the school, championing our trauma informed approach, aligning closely to our core vision and values. They wi ll be proactive, resilient, and committed to striving for excellence, putting our students first in every aspect of school life.Please visit our website https://sfit.org.uk/ and watch our film to see how we make a difference to young people’s lives. Visits to our school to meet our team and students are welcomed and encouraged. Please email Stacey Preston at s.preston@sfit.org.uk to arrange a tour or to request an application form.Closing date for this post is the 23 January 2022. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. This role requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.



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