English Teacher SEN

Eden Brown Education
Manchester, UK
12 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
SEND English Teacher



Are you looking for a teaching role where you can make a real difference to those who need it most?

Eden Brown Education is working with an independent special school based in Manchester. They cater for some of the most disadvantaged children and young people aged 8 to 18 years with social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH).

The school are currently recruiting for a Specialist Teacher of English to implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum whilst contributing to giving our young people the skills to function in society.

Responsibilities include;
  • To be responsible for development of English so as to ensure the continued relevance to the needs of students, examining and awarding bodies and the School's ethos.
  • To manage a small team, including Learning Support Assistants and Behaviour Mentors of staff through supervision, coaching and mentoring and general HR processes.
  • To develop teaching resources, schemes of work, marking policies and teaching strategies for English and to support other staff within the curriculum.
  • To develop individual learning pathways for every student through long and medium term planning and weekly learning phase plans (key stages 3 & 4).
  • Working within a multidisciplinary team of therapists, social workers, external agencies including LAC.
  • Promote mutual respect and ensure inclusion for all pupils, preparing them for a life in a diverse society.
  • A strong ability to 'see the bigger picture' and demonstrate good understanding of how your work adds to the whole.

The ideal candidate will possess;
  • Empathy and understanding for children with emotional and behavioural difficulties who may display challenging behaviour due to childhood trauma, brain injury or mental health. With the ability to form quick and meaningful relationships with each student.
  • Outstanding subject knowledge of main curriculum area and secure knowledge of any other you are required to teach
  • A full awareness of the current issues relating to the development of teaching English at key stages 3 & 4. Knowledge of literacy at primary level would also be advantageous.
  • A proven track record of excellent classroom management with a strong commitment to using proactive and therapeutic approaches to support students with their social and emotional growth

Details of the role;

All teachers at this school deliver tailored lessons to groups of pupils who are supported by a large team of committed Learning Support Assistants. They follow a positive behaviour approach which creates a progressive impact on outcomes and behaviours.

This full time post will initially be for one year with the view to extend.

To apply for this role you will;
  • Be a qualified Teacher of English or an OUTSTANDING Primary Teacher with a QTS (Or equivalent) qualification
  • Be an outstanding Teacher with experience in SEMH and SEBD
  • Hold a current DBS which is registered with the update service, or at least be prepared to apply for a new one
  • Be able to provide references covering the last two years (Work or university based)
  • Be eligible to work in the UK

Eden Brown Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All of our roles are subject to the relevant checks and procedures.

Eden Brown Education is an equal opportunities employer. For more opportunities, please visit www.edenbrowneducation.com

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