Teacher (Special Educational Needs)

Vision for Education Sheffield
Rotherham, UK
Closing date
3 Oct 2020

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ASD Teacher


Required September 2020

Monday to Friday - Full Time
QTS required
Salary is dependent on experience, training, scale point and qualifications
Through Vision for Education agency
You must have relevant experience working with Primary age children with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) or SEND and Autism Spectrum Conditions. We must also be able to obtain full recent references for this ASD Teacher role.

Vision for Education (part of TES) are a well-respected education specialist supply agency. Our Sheffield branch covers the South Yorkshire and parts of Nottinghamshire are. This particular role is based within a specialist setting in Worksop.

Vision for Education are recruiting for this role within SEND school, for a September start (date TBC) dependent upon candidate availability and the coordinated return of young people to school on a full time basis.

The Role of an ASD Teacher:

This post requires a staff member with skills teaching Autistic, Primary age children and the ability to plan and coordinate delivery for this setting with a very sensory led focus.

There will be delivery and hands on teaching, but also a more overarching responsibility for delivery on 1:1 basis, for trips and learning in the community and a diverse education package befitting each young person's needs.

This is a fantastic opportunity for change of setting, or perhaps some increased responsibility and autonomy within an extremely well respected school.

We are seeking an individual for this ASD Teacher role who holds the highest standards of professionalism, who is flexible, dedicated and has a passion for their work and the young people they teach. AAC, teaching strategies for SEND work and a good understanding of ASD and behavioural issues will be essential. Along with skills in working with and supporting a wider team.

All young people have an EHCP and personalised learning and education plan. This provision caters to young people between EYFS to KS4 however this particular role is within KS1 and 2 and is equipped with an excellent team of TAs, HLTAs. The role reports to the Provision Manager and will also have support from the Head of Education. This ASD Teacher role is full time Monday to Friday with the view to going on permanent for the right candidate. It may commence on a temporary to permanent (or fixed term basis), there is also a chance that it may commence permanently with probation period from day 1.

To be considered for this ASD Teacher position you must hold QTS (Qualified Teacher Status)

Team Teach training is advantageous, but Vision offer this to successful candidates at no cost.

What Vision for Education offer

At Vision for Education we take our responsibilities to you seriously and our aim is to ensure you are well supported and rewarded for your efforts.

As a valued Vision for Education employee and as an ASD Specialist Teacher you will benefit from:

Excellent rates paid weekly through PAYE
Support throughout your placement
Access to a dedicated consultant
Access to free CPD such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and an Educare package worth £390
Full compliance with AWR (Agency Worker Regulations) to make sure you get paid what you deserve
Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drink
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

How to apply for this role:

Please contact our friendly and helpful SEND team today in Sheffield for more information on (phone number removed). Or email

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.

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