I am currently recruiting for an SEN primary school in South Manchester who need to recruit a teacher to work with their children.
If you aspire to help children with complex needs achieve their potential a career as a special educational needs teacher would suit you
As a special educational needs (SEN) teacher in this outstanding school, you'll work with all the children and young people who need extra support
The children who attend this schools have a range of physical disabilities, sensory impairments (i.e. hearing or visual), speech and language difficulties, learning difficulties such as dyslexia, conditions such as autism, social, emotional and mental health needs, or global learning delay. You may also work with gifted and talented individuals.
In this role you will need to:
teach either individuals or small groups of pupils within, or outside the class
prepare lessons and resources
mark and assess work
develop and adapt conventional teaching methods to meet the individual needs of pupils
use special equipment and facilities, such as audio visual materials and computers to stimulate interest in learning
use specialist skills, such as teaching Braille to pupils with visual impairments or sign language and lip reading to students who have hearing impairments
collaborate with the classroom teacher to define appropriate activities for the pupils in relation to the curriculum
assess children who have long or short-term learning difficulties and work with colleagues to identify individual pupils' special needs
work with the head teacher and governing body to ensure that the requirements of the Equality Act (2010) are met in terms of reasonable adjustments and access arrangements
liaise with other professionals, such as social workers, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists and educational psychologists
work closely with parents and guardians
organise learning outside the classroom in activities such as community visits, school outings or sporting events
attend statutory annual reviews or other related meetings, such as Looked After Child (LAC) reviews, regarding students with a SEN, which may involve reviewing Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans
attend in-service training
QTS status, and experience of working in an SEN environment
Experience of working with KS1 and KS2 children with ASC.
You will need to show:
commitment to working with pupils with special educational needs
excellent communication and interpersonal skills
the ability to manage confrontation and challenging behaviour
team working skills; organisational skills
a positive, energetic and enthusiastic outlook; patience, understanding and empathy with pupils and parents
The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance+ standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.
If you are interested please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org