SEN Teacher

Randstad Education Limited
18 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a qualified teacher? Does working with at-risk youth sound like the career for you? Can you find different and engaging ways to teach children who are not accessing mainstream education? Are you looking for a flexible, part time approach to your teaching career? Yes? Then read on, as this may be the career for you!

An inclusive, primary specialist provision for children with social, emotional and mental health needs is looking to recruit a teacher to join the team of dedicated staff. The school is based in Wakefiled and caters for children who cannot access mainstream education for a variety of SEMH, SEND, and EBD (emotional behavioural difficulty) reasons. The school is seeking a patient, nurturing and engaging primary trained teacher, ideally with an interest and strength in maths. This role demands an ability to provide supportive pastoral care, alongside a fun and engaging approach to teaching. The children can display challenging behaviour and so the successful applicant will have the skillset to de-escalate and re-direct negative behaviour to the best of their ability - this requires a degree of resiliency and optimism that will be beneficial to succeeding in this role. This is a long term supply role, with would be review a the end of the academic year to be extended into a permanent role.

School Benefits:
On site parking
Close to public transport
Top of the range equipment
Brilliant career progression opportunities
A holistic approach to teaching and education
Extensive grounds and building
Supportive staff team including therapists, nurses and specially trained teachers

Randstad Benefits:
Dedicated SEND Consultants with experience working in SEN education
24/7 on-call service
Free career advice
Support and guidance throughout your role
Market advice
Job matching based on your preferences
Advice and feedback on your current CV
Team teach training available

Your role will include:
Establishing constructive relationships with students
Following the positive behaviour plans for each individual child
Maintain a positive working environment and liaising with the support staff and teaching assistants
Develop a clear understanding of the specific needs of each pupil within the class
Recognising signs of distress in children, offering reassurance and de-escalating the situation to best of your ability
Assist the school in communicating with parent and carers using appropriate approach
Support and engage the children in their curriculum studies, as well as other activities within the school

Key skills and experience needed:
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Commitment to and passion for working with vulnerable children
Experience working with vulnerable/ at-risk children or young adults
Experience working or volunteering with children
The ability to manage confrontation and challenging behaviour
Able to work with learners with various learning difficulties
Flexibility in approach to educating and supporting children
Teaching qualification (or equivalent) is essential
Team teach trained essential

Does this sound the like the job for you? Do you feel you can make a difference to these children's lives? Then please apply to be considered for this position with an updated CV and a member of the SEND team will be in touch!

Randstad Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Successful candidates will be subject to the compliance process that also includes the enhanced DBS check.

Randstad Education has an array of positions in the West Yorkshire area. If this is of interest to you, call the Leeds branch today on .

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