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SEN Teacher - Maths or Science

Reference:

VAC-517

Sector:

Secondary

Salary:

£23,000 to £24,000 Per Annum

Town/City:

Chatham

Contract Type:

Full time

This is to start in January 2020, on a full time, permanent/on- going basis.

QTS required.

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.

Duties:

  • 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.
Please submit your CV and we will contact you shortly!

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).