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SEN Teacher

Havering-Atte-Bower, UK
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27 Nov 2020

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  • SEN Teacher
  • Teaching 6 Secondary Pupils with Autism
  • Full time position
  • OFSTED rated GOOD School
  • Location: Havering
  • Immediate Start

Are you a confident SEN Teacher, experienced with Autism, non-verbal learners and challenging behaviour? Trials are taking place now to urgently fill this vacancy. There is a strong HLTA in the class who will be able to provide the SEN Teacher with support as you get to know the school and the pupils.

This Havering school is a highly specialised environment, providing high quality education to 80 pupils in Havering. As a small school, there is a heavy focus on individualised and age appropriate support. Students are aged 2-19 years old, with the developmental age of most pupils being 18 months and younger. We are looking for a SEN Teacher who understands the importance to adapting their approach to suit the individual learner's needs.

This is a class of 6 pupils in their teenage years. There are no mobility or feeding issues in this class and the pupils access a semi-formal curriculum at an EYF level. All students have severe communication needs and some challenging behaviour. Experience with or knowledge of non-verbal communication is highly desired in this role. A medical team and therapy professionals from the Havering borough are regularly on site.

Feedback from current staff at the school is incredibly positive. The school is well organised and resourced and the senior leadership team have created a professional, warm and inclusive environment to work. All staff will receive induction, education and training, and support to work in an SEN environment.

The SEN Teacher will:
  • Teach a class of 6 secondary aged pupils with Autism
  • Confidently support pupils who are non-verbal with challenging behaviour
  • Work alongside a multidisciplinary team
  • Ideally have experience working in a SEN school
  • Have knowledge of PMLD, Autism, severe learning difficulties and non-verbal communication
  • Be able to support with personal cares, manual handling and hoisting, and medication
  • Have education and training in SEN
  • ASDAN experience highly desired

The School:
  • 80 pupils on site
  • Students aged 2-19 years of age
  • Student abilities are developmentally around 18 months or less
  • OFSTED rated GOOD
  • Based in Havering
  • Incredible purpose built facilities and resources to support SEN learners
  • Part of a large academy trust with other Special Schools providing opportunities for education and training
  • Parking on site

What Academics can offer you:
  • A dedicated recruitment consultant for the East London area
  • A consultative and collaborative approach to recruitment - with a view to supporting you to achieve your career objectives
  • Industry advice from a SEN consultant with a background in Special Educational Needs
  • Tailored interview and trial preparation to ensure you are feeling confident and well prepared
  • A dedicated compliance consultant to manage your file clearance
  • An online timesheet portal and PAYE pay options to make things quick and easy
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