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"Pupils are at the centre of our efforts and school improvement strategies focus on the continuous needs of pupils as active learners."

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Thank you for your interest in joining the Platanos Trust. The latest opportunities will be posted here when available.


Recruitment Prospectus

To find out more about working for the Platanos Trust please see the latest edition of our recruitment prospectus (click here). 


Please click on the following sections below for information on applications and vacancies.

 Current vacancies

The latest vacancies will be posted here when available. 

Please note we reserve the right to close application deadlines earlier than stated in the advert if a suitable number of applications for a vacancy is received before the deadline.

1)   SENCO (Castle Hill Academy)

Click here for information and application instructions.

Click here for the job description and specification.



Making an application

All completed applications and supporting documentation should be sent by post or via email in the first instance to: Hard copies will be required at the point of interview.

1) Application Form

Please click here to download our application form if you are interested in applying for our vacancies.

2) Safer Recruitment Policy 

Please click here for our Safer Recruitment Policy. The Safer Recruitment Agreement (found at the end of the document) must also be signed and returned before employment commences.

Safeguarding at the Platanos Trust

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment. 

We believe that every pupil should be able to learn and participate in all school activities in an enjoyable and safe environment and be protected from harm. This is the responsibility of every adult employed by, or invited to deliver services at, the Platanos Trust.

We recognise our responsibility to safeguard our pupils' welfare by protecting our pupils from physical, sexual or emotional abuse, neglect and bullying. 

Applicants will be asked to apply for an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check and will be checked against the DBS Barred List. Appointments are subject to the receipt of satisfactory references as according to our Safer Recruitment Policy.