Vision for Education is seeking to appoint a Functional Skills Teacher to join our successful teaching team and work to support a bespoke package of education in place for young people (KS3 & KS4) who are accessing a Specialist Creative College. This is a part time role with working days being Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The role is to start November 2020.
The desired Functional Skills Teacher will be required to deliver Maths and English on a 1:1 basis, as part of a bespoke curriculum as the Specialist Creative College specialises in Art, Design and Craft.
You will be required to produce weekly reports of each student's engagement and attainment, record weekly attendance figures, and attend pupil meetings and PEP/LAC reviews. Due to the nature of the role, suitable candidates will need to be comfortable liaising with college staff to report any issues or concerns when necessary and share appropriate information with external agencies involved in supporting the needs of the young person.
The role would be suitable for both NQTs and experienced Teachers, but the role would ideally require someone who has experience of supporting and motivating students in accessing education and overcoming barriers to learning.
The Specialist Creative College has an alternative approach to education and supports addition/high needs routes to wellbeing and engagement. Mindfulness to be Respectful, Responsible, safe and kind, are at the core of the college's values. The successful candidate will be joining a team of teachers, SENCOs and Wellbeing Specialists to work together to support the needs of the young people.
To be considered for the position of Functional Skills Teacher, you will:
Hold a teaching qualification,
Have experience teaching English and Maths
Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of staff
Have a passion for teaching with the ability to plan and deliver inspiring lessons
Have a comprehensive understanding of working with young people attributed EHCP's for a Special Educational Needs, with references as evidence.
Have experience of implementing a variety of de-escalation strategies in challenging situations involving young people.
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. 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.
About Vision for Education
Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. We have branches across the country, and we are part of the world-renowned education company Tes Global.
What Vision for Education offer
As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:
• Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
• Guaranteed pay scheme (to commence when schools re-open, subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
• Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
• Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers' Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
• FREE online EduCare training package worth £390, including 38 accredited safeguarding and duty of care online courses.
• Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
• Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
How to apply
If you are a Functional Skills Teacher who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.
Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact our Manchester SEND team on (phone number removed).
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