Special Needs Teacher

Job Ref: 080818
Sector: Special Education
Job Type: Long-Term
Date Added: 08 August 2018
  • South East London, London, England
  • £140 - £160 per day
  • Jade Heatley
  • 020 7105 3499

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An "Outstanding" Special Needs School situated in East London is seeking to appoint a specialist SEN Teacher - Post 16, ASD, Non verbal to join their team as soon as possible.

  • ASD
  • SEN
  • POST 16

The school cater to secondary and post 16 pupils with a range of needs, however the majority of pupils are on the autistic spectrum. As a result the school are seeking to appoint an SEN Teacher who can take over and continue the good work established by the current incumbent. This position has arisen due to a member of staff taking a promotion at another school. The role offers the opportunity to work with an established, hard-working and highly adaptable team of three specialist Teaching Assistants (TAs) and a higher level teaching assistant (HLTA). The team are very friendly and have a great understanding of the needs and characteristics of the children in class. This coupled with the schools highly praised SLT, excellent CPD and effective assessment and data systems will ensure a comprehensive and smooth handover.

The school provide their staff with brilliant support and offer excellent training courses. All applicants must have recent experience teaching students with autism, ideally within a specialist SEN environment. Good to Outstanding Secondary teachers with recent experience teaching a pupil or pupils with more complex learning needs in a mainstream school will be considered although the school are clear that the challenge will be difficult initially. The class consists of seven pupils and have been grouped in accordance with their academic and social development. The school itself has been heavily invested in over the last few years and facilities are exceptional. Parking is plentiful and the school can easily be accessed from East, North and some parts of West London as well as Essex and the surrounding areas due to excellent road and public transport links. The ideal candidate would have:

  • A proven record of teaching SEN students
  • Team Teach Training is required
  • The ability to prepare and teach effective lessons taking into account the individual needs of learners
  • A clear understanding of TEACCH practices and ABA techniques
  • Have a basic understanding of PECS and Makaton
  • A creative approach to lesson planning
  • A patient, calm and engaging classroom manner
  • Strong communication and team leadership skills
  • Full teacher status
  • Registered DBS or be prepared to carry out a new DBS application.

If this outstanding opportunity appeals to you please call Jade Heatley at Career Teachers today on 0207 105 3499

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Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

- Attend an interview in person;

- Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

- Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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07/09/2018 14:04:39
GBP 140 140.