(PERMANENT) SEN TEACHER POST – Resource Provision Class (Required for 20th April 2020 or earlier)
Salary: Up to £47 960 (based on proven experience in UK schools)
£2700 SEN allowance
£100 month recruitment allowance (until 31/08/2021)
Total package (up to) £50 660 + £100 monthly
We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic SEN Teacher to work within our Resource Provision Unit for pupils with ASD and Speech, Language & Communication Difficulties. You will teach a class of between 9-12 pupils with a range of needs. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and committed SEN teacher to join our ARP Team. Our most recent Ofsted report (June 2017) highlights the ‘strengths of training and mentoring for staff ‘and the enjoyment pupils have attending the school.
Beaconsfield Primary School is an expanding, over-subscribed, welcoming school with ‘outstanding pupil behaviour’ where pupils consistently exceed national averages for attainment and progress. We offer a very supportive environment for staff and pupils. Our ARP classes are housed in a modern, purpose-built facility with sensory and soft play rooms in addition to the large, low-arousal classrooms and separate outdoor play spaces. We have our own on-site speech & language therapist and a well-trained, highly committed team of specialist support staff.
We are looking for a dynamic, inspirational and highly effective practitioner who has:
• Proven experience of teaching pupils with SEN and of delivering a personalised curriculum either in special or mainstream schools within the UK
• Experience of teaching KS1 and KS2 pupils with SEN (ideally ASD) in special or mainstream school settings in the UK
• Knowledge of, or skills in using specialist communication systems e.g. Makaton, PECs etc
• Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills
• A commitment and passion for inclusive education along with the ability to use multiple strategies to maximise achievement and effectively manage a variety of pupil behaviours
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, flexibility and a strong team-work focus approach
• QTS and (ideally) some further training linked to ASD or SEND pupils
We can offer:
• A strong, experienced leadership team where initiative is highly encouraged & supported by the Head Teacher, Deputy Head, Inclusion Leader and the Governing Body
• Excellent opportunities for professional development and opportunities for future career progression
• Access to a range of external professionals and training providers.
• Structured support/ mentoring to work with parents/ families/ outside agencies and other pupil support services
• A school staff team who are supportive, dedicated, friendly and extremely welcoming
• A part-time (minimum 3.5 days per week) role would also be considered for the “right candidate”
Please contact the school, should you wish to discuss the post informally. Please email or telephone the school to request further information or to arrange a visit. Application forms and job descriptions can be downloaded from the school website.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) which was formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau.
Beaconsfield Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Full DBS and previous employment checks are made for all our posts.