Class Based ASD/SLD/Complex Needs SEN Teacher
Outstanding School - OfSTED 2017
North West London Location (Zone 2)
Excellent Transport Links
Cutting Edge Technology/Facilities
Generous Pupil/Adult Ratios
Well Established, Calm & Friendly Class
Excellent Pay Rates
Full Time Post
Long Term/Permanent RoleThe SEN Teacher Role
I am recruiting for a dynamic, engaging, creative and passionate SEN teacher for one-year classroom teaching role teaching a highly rewarding and fun primary aged cohort of 8 ASD/SLD/Complex Needs pupils in an exceptionally well run and pleasant North West London SEN school. Whilst this post will initially be for a year the Headteacher has made it clear that there will be opportunities to progress to a full contract due to the school's growing provision.
The profile of the class group is for pupils with Autism (ASD), Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD) and Complex Needs. The role will be offered on a long term basis with a minimum commitment sought through to the end of the academic year. The successfully appointed SEN Teacher will take on full class teaching responsibility including planning and delivering lessons, assessing pupil progress/attainment attending staff meetings and line managing support staff.
This outstanding North West London SEN school provides for pupils who have a range of special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) including severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties and autism spectrum conditions (ASC). There is a large and increasing proportion of pupils with complex needs, including significant medical needs. Pupils follow one of five curriculum and assessment pathways according to their needs.
This North West London SEN school has a very diverse population with pupils coming from many different ethnic and cultural backgrounds. The school is community based, integrating national health service specialists, a teaching school and the research and development centre. The school delivers a wide range of specialist training for SEND provision and initial teacher training. The school uses its extensive local, national and international partnerships with community and educational bodies, to engage in research and development to promote innovative practice to improve holistic outcomes for all.
Overall this is a warm, inclusive, professional learning community, providing a values led, positive learning culture with partnership at its heart. All of this is supported by a broad, experienced, down to earth and approachable SLT who are focused on your well-being and workload balance so that you can thrive in your role with the support of our wonderful school community.
The Ideal SEN Teacher Applicant
Demonstrate a positive attitude, respect, and integrity
Be committed to working in partnership with colleagues, families, and specialists
Have understanding of special educational needs through experience in the classroom
Have knowledge and understanding of special educational needs through completion of relevant courses and training, demonstrating a commitment to continued professional development and learning (CPDL)
Hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or QTLSSEN Teacher Benefits
A school & SLT that values you as a professional and commits to your well-being
Five curricular pathways designed around the holistic needs of pupils
Daily time with the teaching assistants, peers, and external therapists for planning, reflection, training, and professional discussions (everyday 8:30-9:15 in addition to your PPA time)
Professional Learning Community, known as NESTs of teachers and TAs, which support joint planning, cross-class projects and initiatives
Clear system for short and medium term planning
Clear formative assessment system using a tech innovation which directly links to all moderation, annual review, and summative assessment systems
Allocated Teacher Mentor to support your reflections, pedagogical approaches, leadership of TAs, and assessment
Allocated Leadership Mentor to support induction, reflections, multi-agency working, parental partnership, moderation of assessment and annual review processes
Potential opportunities to stay in the school community after the maternity cover year
Excellent Transport Links (Zone 2)
Well Established, Calm and Friendly Class
Excellent Pay Rates
Full Time Post
Long Term/Permanent RoleApply today for immediate interviews!
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