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SEN Teacher

Reference:

VAC-1647

Sector:

Primary

Salary:

£23,000 to £24,000 Per Annum

Town/City:

Tonbridge

Contract Type:

Full time

This is to start 24/02/2020 until 22/07/2020 on a full time basis.

QTS required.

About the school:

The school has a Specialist Resource Provision for pupils with Autism. It is accredited by the National Autistic Society with the Autism Accreditation status for its ASD provision and provides support and outreach to numerous families and schools within the area.

The Centre is a safe, newly structured, physically secure, predictable and caring environment. The school focus on the development of social communication, learning and play skills and we ensure that each part of the curriculum contributes to the individual needs of each child. The school use the TEACCH approach, principles and strategies to support our pupil's learning and understanding. The Centre has a dedicated Therapy room with state of the art equipment and resources to support pupil's sensory, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech and language needs. The soft space and sensory room provide pupils with the space and facilities needed to address their additional sensory and physical needs.

About the candidate:

This will be teaching within the Year 2/3 classes. The school are looking for someone with ASD experience and also someone with loads of energy and enthusiasm.

Duties:

As an SEN teacher, you'll need to:

  • teach either individuals or small groups of pupils within, or outside, the class
  • prepare lessons and resources
  • mark and assess work
  • develop and adapt conventional teaching methods to meet the individual needs of pupils
  • use special equipment and facilities, such as audiovisual materials and computers to stimulate interest in learning
  • use specialist skills, such as teaching Braille to pupils with visual impairments or sign language and lip reading to students who have hearing impairments
  • collaborate with the classroom teacher to define appropriate activities for the pupils in relation to the curriculum
  • assess children who have long or short-term learning difficulties and work with colleagues to identify individual pupils' special needs
  • work with the head teacher and governing body to ensure that the requirements of the Equality Act (2010) are met in terms of reasonable adjustments and access arrangements
  • liaise with other professionals, such as social workers, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists and educational psychologists
  • work closely with parents and guardians
  • organise learning outside the classroom in activities such as community visits, school outings or sporting events
  • assist in severely disabled pupils' personal care/medical needs
  • carry out administrative tasks, including updating and maintaining records of pupils' progress
  • attend statutory annual reviews or other related meetings, such as Looked After Child (LAC) reviews, regarding students with an SEN, which may involve reviewing education, health and care (EHC) plans
  • attend in-service training
  • manage behaviour.

We offer competitive rates of pay, holiday fund and pension!

We are a friendly,dedicated team who are on call 6am-11pm daily.

Term Time Teachers are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all applicants will be subject to a full face-to-face registration and an Enhanced DBS (Formerly known as CRB).