We are looking for Qualified SEN Teachers to join our team, we have 4 positions available to individually teach Science, IT, Design Tech/Art and English 5 days a week within a commutable distance of Slough.
Our exciting school:
Eton Dorney School provides a therapeutic education for boys and girls with Specific Learning Difficulties and ASD (Mainly high functioning). Providing a transformative and naturalistic education. Recognised as ‘GOOD’ in our December 2018 school Ofsted inspection and one view was ‘gaining a place at the school was like winning the lottery’. We offer a specialised learning environment for up to 24 day and boarding pupils (within our care homes) from Year 4 to Year 13. We take full advantage of the school’s beautiful settings and nurture a love for using the outdoor curriculum including forest school, farm/ animal experiences and horse riding to engage and connect with the environment.
Our pupils are taught to recognise their strengths and develop their self-belief so that they achieve independence and aspirational results at GCSE, BTEC and beyond.
The teachers and support staff in our school are a strong team where mutual support and a common commitment to continual professional development are strong characteristics. Our environment is beautiful and the school is a listed 2 graded building. We have well-resourced rooms for specialised lessons such as Music and Technology, therapies and Independent living skills and catering. The School has a flexible approach to accommodate the needs of the pupils.
- To manage, support and develop a group of marginalized young people and their families by building trusting relationships through the use of individual sessions, group work, family visits and other interventions.
- To provide practical support to the teacher/other learning support assistants/HLTA and pupils
- To consistently promote positive values, attitudes and behaviour
- To support pupils in their learning and development in small groups or with individual pupils as directed treating them with respect and consideration
- To help raise standards of achievement for all pupils
- To encourage the social and emotional development of pupils
- To encourage pupils to participate in all aspects of school life
- To help pupils to become more independent
- To promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
- To embed safeguarding and inclusion principles at the heart of all practice.
What we need from you
- To be qualified as a teacher
- Experience of working within or across a Key Stage/s
- Knowledge and experience of the National Curriculum
- Experience of working with children with a wide range of SEN
- Have experience of working successfully and co-operating as a member of a team
- Establish and maintain good professional relationships with children, parents/carers and colleagues
- Set high expectations of all children and be committed to raising educational achievement
- Planning and implementing provision for children with SEN including the monitoring, assessment, recording and reporting of children’s progress
- Effective teaching and learning styles and how to implement them
- How to further develop professional skills and knowledge
- How to use ICT effectively
- Ability to build positive relationships with learners who have emotional difficulties
- To work in partnership with schools and other agencies
- Ability to be flexible when responding to the needs of the learners
- Establish and develop a sound professional relationships with children, parents/carers and colleagues
In return we offer:
- Excellent working conditions within beautiful surrounding and countryside
- Small group teaching and excellently resourced school
- Highly competitive benefits package
- Comprehensive induction and robust appraisal systems
- Excellent training and development opportunities
- Sponsorship for nationally accredited qualifications
- Leadership and management qualifications
- Contributory Pension Scheme
- Opportunities for promotion across the group
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £23,720.00 to £34,665.00 /year
Reference ID: ED - QT
Eton Dorney Independent Therapeutic 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.