Key Stage 2 – Special Educational Needs Teacher
Would you like to work at a brand new independent special school?
At Merrywood House School, we are looking for a passionate KS2 Special Educational Needs class teacher to deliver high quality lessons while successfully nurturing and inspiring our students. As part of our energetic and welcoming team, you will enthuse and motivate 8 Key Stage 2 students to strive for success while maintaining a healthy learning environment for all children within the school.
WHY CHOOSE US
Merrywood House is a brand new independent special school for pupils aged 7 to 11 (KS2) with complex needs including social, emotional, mental health (SEMH) difficulties, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism (ASC). Merrywood House is a trauma informed school that therapeutically educates children. Merrywood supports children educationally, socially, morally and physically.
WHAT WE OFFER
- A school that is fully dedicated to developing every child to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability.
- Collaborative working within our shared family of schools to support our endeavours to work smarter and achieve an effective balance between home and work.
- A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn.
- Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.
- We provide therapy and well being support to all staff
- Onsite parking.
- Fantastic facilities to resource your ability to teach your students without limitations.
- Exciting, accelerated leadership development and early promotion opportunities for the right candidates.
- QTS (Qualified Teacher Status).
- Have a sound understanding of special educational needs.
- Minimum of 3 years experience in a mainstream educational setting.
- Minimum of 1 years experience within an alternative education provision (desirable).
- Previous subject leader experience
THE RIGHT CANDIDATE WILL HAVE
- Have a sound working knowledge of teachers' professional duties and legal liabilities
- Understand the curriculum and have a good understanding of using flexible
- curriculum styles, or a keen willingness to learn.
- Understands the need to work in a mindful and therapeutic environment.
- Has very good organisation, planning and creative skills.
- Can adapt to difficult situations.
- Has very positive communication skills with parents and professionals.
- Be willing to learn and develop your professional development.
- A keen interest in social, emotional and mental health in children.
Please see the Job Description below for more information. You can also find out more on our School Career site.
Merrywood House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.