SEN Teacher

Recruiter
REESON Education
Location
Croydon
Salary
£140 per day
Posted
09 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

SEN Teacher

  • SEN Class Teacher
  • ASD School
  • Mixed KS2 class (6 pupils)
  • Supportive, Hands On and Established SLT
  • Excellent Facilities and CPD
  • Strong Team of LSAs
  • Supportive Parents
  • Start ASAP
  • Outstanding OfSTED

An "Outstanding" (OfSTED 2016) Special Needs School in Croydon is seeking to appoint a specialist SEN Teacher to join their team as soon as possible. A current teacher is struggling top balance some family issues with the demands of the curriculum and 30 mile commute and has indicated that they would like to leave as soon as a suitable alternative has been found.The school cater to primary and secondary pupils with a diagnosis of autism. As a result the school are looking to appoint an experienced SEN teacher to continue the good work in a mixed KS2 class.

The role offers the opportunity to work with two well established, hard-working and highly adaptable Learning Support Assistants. The school is very friendly and has a great ethos built around understanding of the needs and characteristics of the children in their charge. This coupled with the schools highly praised SLT, excellent CPD and effective assessment and data systems will ensure a comprehensive and smooth handover.

All applicants must have recent experience teaching students with autism, ideally within a specialist SEN environment or primary school. Good to Outstanding primary teachers with recent experience teaching a pupil or pupils with more complex autism in a mainstream schools will be considered.

The class consists of six mixed KS2 pupils who 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.

The ideal candidate would have:

  • A proven record of teaching SEN students with autism
  • A good understanding of P levels and the Key Stage 1 national curriculum
  • 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.