Our outstanding Nursery School require an experienced, energetic and enthusiastic SEN Teacher to teach a small reception unit of 6-8 children supporting children with Autism and complex needs.
Permanent contract starting 1 September 2022
Salary MPS plus Special Educational Needs Allowance
• We are looking for a qualified teacher (QTS)
• You must have experience of working in the early years and with children with SEN including Autism and Social and Communication difficulties.
SCCN is the only maintained Nursery School within the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames catering for 134 children aged 2, 3 and 4. Ofsted has graded us outstanding on four occasions. At the heart of our school is our amazing Specialist Resource Provision which attracts children and families from all over the LA. We are seen as a centre of excellence and we welcome staff from other schools and settings to visit as part of their CPD.
We are a very happy school and children love to come every day and are engaged in their learning. You will be joining a talented, friendly, passionate and highly experienced team of practitioners.
We are a very popular and highly thought of school within our local community meaning that we are often over-subscribed. Staff working in our school have an inclusive approach and believe that all children have an entitlement to an engaging and diverse foundation for learning in the very early years.
The ideal candidate must:
• be an excellent, engaging and reflective classroom practitioner
• have good knowledge of SEN (particularly those with ASD/complex needs)
• be able to assess, plan resource and review the needs of the children in line with their IEP
• have experience of working within the foundation stage or early years 0-5 years
• effectively plan for and deploy additional adults to ensure smooth day-to-day running of the provision
• liaise with the SENCO, speech & language and occupational therapists, and other agencies and incorporate advice
• motivate, enthuse, engage and inspire our pupils through an engaging Autism specific curriculum
• to develop strategies that enhances the wellbeing of children with ASD
• be able to communicate effectively with parents, pupils and colleagues
• establish and maintain a positive and effective learning environment
• be able to demonstrate flexibility, good teamwork and a commitment to the school’s values and mission statement
• be a dedicated, caring professional who wants to be part of a happy and successful team.
Visits to the nursery are essential and should be arranged by email or telephone.
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 17th May 2022
Shortlisting and references sought on: Wednesday 18th May 2022
Interviews to be held on: Friday 20th May 2022 during the afternoon
Surbiton Children's Centre Nursery 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.
The successful applicant’s appointment will be subject to good references, an enhanced DBS check and a satisfactory medical report.