Suitable for a Teacher or higher level TA you will work 1:1 with a number of students in KS3 and KS4 across the Upper Junior School (years 7 and 8) and the senior school (years 9-11) in English and maths as well as teaching small groups of students and some in class support. Working closely with the Director of Learning Enhancement, The Junior School SENCo, Learning Enhancement teacher, subject teachers and outside agencies you will raise attainment levels, while also working on social skills and emotional regulation. Previous experience working with secondary school age students with AEN and students with maths difficulties is essential.
• One to one and small group work
• Deliver engaging, well thought out sessions that suit the specific needs of the students.
• To support individual students in lessons to make progress relative to the rest of the class up to GCSE level.
• To support individual students to make progress in maths and English
• Provide support and encouragement to children and young people
• Develop and use effective communication systems appropriate to audience.
• To liaise regularly with the subject teacher, Director of Learning Enhancement and Junior School SENCo to ensure that targets are being met
• To work with professionals to gain an understanding of the needs and develop strategies for effective teaching and management of student
• Work with the school’s agreed behaviour policy to anticipate and manage behaviour constructively, promoting self-control and independence
The Department of Learning Enhancement plays a vital role at St Edmund’s School and we pride ourselves on our inclusive school and in the knowledge that we get to know our pupils as individuals. We build strong nurturing relationships which span both the academic and pastoral. The department currently consists of the Director of Learning Enhancement 3-18, one full time Learning Enhancement Teacher and one full time Learning Enhancement Support Assistant. The department assists those whose work is made more challenging by needs in the following four broad areas:
1. Communication and interaction
2. Cognition and learning
3. Social, emotional and mental health difficulties
4. Sensory and/or physical needs
For each pupil we teach, we work with them to boost their self-esteem and capitalise on and increase their strengths as well as remediating areas for development. We are looking for a candidate who has very high expectations of themselves and others and works well within a team.
Free on site parking and lunch are provided for all staff. If you wish to join aSchool where all pupils and staff are recognised and valued, we would love to hear from you.
St Edmund's School Canterbury 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.