£23,000 to £24,000 Per Annum
This is to start in January 2020, on a full time, permanent/on- going basis.
About the school:
This school offers a unique service to children and young adults on the autism spectrum. It is a caring school with an holistic approach towards education.
They believe it is important for students to achieve their full potential and to ensure this they offer a rich and stimulating curriculum, individually tailored to the students needs. They reflect good practice in an environment that supports their students learning.
- 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.
You'll need to show:
- commitment to working with pupils with special educational needs
- excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- the ability to build good relationships based on trust with pupils and their families
- behaviour management skills, with the ability to manage confrontation and challenging behaviour
- initiative and problem-solving skills
- team working skills to liaise with other teachers, teaching assistants, and other professionals such as educational psychologists, speech and language therapists and social workers
- organisational skills
- an observant and responsive approach
- flexibility - it's important to be able to respond to the needs of the children and adapt or change plans accordingly
- a positive, energetic and enthusiastic outlook
- patience, understanding and empathy with pupils and parents
- a sense of humour.
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).