What does a Special Education Teacher do?
Special Education Teachers develop teaching plans according to students' learning needs. They search for activities and resources that can be easily adapted to each child's educational requirements. They also collaborate with school counsellors, occupational therapists, psychologists, and parents to help children develop and socialize.
Special Education Teacher job duties include:
Assessing children's skills and learning requirements
Designing Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs)
Collaborating with parents and school staff to track students' progress
We are looking for a Special Education Teacher to join our team of educators in a lovely special school based in Barking & Dagenham, East London.
You will be responsible for teaching groups of students with mild or moderate disabilities. You will modify existing curriculum on basic subjects (e.g. math, writing) to meet each student's learning requirements and build individual lesson plans tailored to their specific needs. You will also discuss with parents and support staff about important matters that might impede students' progress.
Ultimately, you will help and inspire children to achieve important learning milestones.
Assess students' abilities and craft teaching plans
Adapt learning materials to students' needs
Keep track of and reflect on students' progress
Monitor children's behavioral patterns and arrange appropriate interventions if needed
Find engaging activities to teach skills (e.g. drawing and theater drama)
Manage classroom crises and resolve conflict
Prepare students for transition to the next grade
Inform parents about their children's performance and potential problems
Coach/mentor other professionals who work with children with disabilities
Collaborate with the support staff (e.g. school counselors and speech therapists) to create holistic intervention plans
Proven experience as a Special Education Teacher or relevant role
Easy Access to Barking & Dagenham, East London
Good knowledge of current special education topics and methodologies
Experience working with children with a wide range of disabilities
Ability to create IEPs
A patient, resourceful, and resilient personality
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Valid state special education certificate
BSc in Special Education; MSc is a plus
Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as an Special Needs Teacher in Barking & Dagenham, East London. Or for more information about the role, contact Ilkan Pasa on [(phone number removed).option3] or [(url removed)